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West Indies facing massive defeat

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2021 | 8:02 AM
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood (left) reacts after being dismissed as his teammate Nkrumah Bonner watches during the fourth day of the first Test cricket match against Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood (left) reacts after being dismissed as his teammate Nkrumah Bonner watches during the fourth day of the first Test cricket match against Sri Lanka and West Indies in Galle, Sri Lanka, today.

GALLE, Sri Lanka (CMC):

West Indies, set 348 runs to win by Sri Lanka, were 52 for six in their second innings at the close on the penultimate day of the first Test at the Galle International Stadium here today.

Scores:

SRI LANKA 286 (Dimuth Karunaratne 147, Dhananjaya de Silva 61, Pathum Nissanka 56, Dinesh Chandimal 45; Roston Chase 5-83, Jomel Warrican 3-87, Shannon Gabriel 2-69); and 191 for four declared (Dimuth Karunaratne 83, Angelo Mathews 69 not out; Jomel Warrican 2-42, Rahkeem Cornwall 2-60).

WEST INDIES 230 (Kyle Mayers 45, Kraigg Brathwaite 41, Rahkeem Cornwall 39, Jason Holder 36, Jermaine Blackwood 20, Praveen Jayawickrama 4-40, Ramesh Mendis 3-75); and 52 for six (Ramesh Mendis 4-17, Lasith Embuldeniya 2-18).

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