West Indies leading Sri Lanka regardless of Mendis’ 6 gates

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West Indies leading Sri Lanka regardless of Mendis’ 6 arches

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Off-spinner Ramesh Mendis fueled a Sri Lankan fightback with a first five-wicket haul yet the West Indies still led by 3 runs in the second innings at stumps on the third day of the second examination on Wednesday.Sri Lanka was 46-2 in

its 2nd innings at close having yielded a 49-run very first innings bring about the site visitor, which was bowled out for 253. Sri Lanka racked up 204 in its first innings.SCORECARD Captain Dimuth Karunaratne( 6)was run out to a brilliant direct

hit from Kyle Mayers and also Oshada Fernando(14)was likewise run out. Pathum Nissanka was batting on 21 with Charith Asalanka on 4. Mendis had bowling numbers 6-70 while left-arm spinners Praveen Jayawickrama and Lasith Embuldeniya took two wickets each.Resuming Wednesday on 69-1, the West Indies had batted remarkably well to add 76 runs in the very first session, shedding just one wicket.But the slide started article lunch when West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite, that was batting with confidence, was bowled by Embuldeniya for 72. The bowler ran over the wicket and pitched a flighted ball outside the right-handed Brathwaite’s leg stump and also the ball turned sharply and also hit the top of off stump.Mendis had Roston Chase( 10)caught at leg slip by Asalanka as well as trapped Shai Hope(22 )lbw.Jason Owner( 4)unsuccessfully evaluated an lbw choice versus him because a ball delivered by Mendis appeared to jump over the stumps. In the next ball, Joshua da

Silva played via the wrong line expecting a ball from Mendis to turn even more than it did and also was

bowled. His loss left Sri Lanka 197-7. Mayers(36 not out )with Kemar Cockroach( 8)made certain that the West Indies took a lead in the very first innings as well as expanded it in a 38-run collaboration for the 9th wicket with Veerasammy Permaul (8). Sri Lanka won the first test by 187 go for the very same location, implying the West Indies should win below to attract the collection. Published at Wed, 01 Dec 2021 07:25:46 -0600

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