West Indies scored 354 runs in first innings, Sri Lanka score 136/3

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West Indies have scored 354 runs in their first innings in an Antigua Test match. In response, Sri Lanka Cricket Team has scored 136 runs at the loss of 3 wickets.

During the stumps on the second day of the game, Dinesh Chandimal is at the crease scoring 34 and Dhananjay D Silva 23 runs.

Earlier, the West Indies started playing ahead of their yesterday’s score of 287/7.

The pair of captain Craig Brathwaite and Rahkim Cornwall shared a tremendous partnership for the eighth wicket. Both batsmen together made a brilliant partnership of 103 runs.

Cornwall played a brilliant innings of 73 runs with the help of 10 fours and 1 six off 92 balls.

Brathwaite scored 126 runs off 311 balls. Suranga Lakmal took the maximum 4 wickets from Sri Lanka, while Dushmantha Chameera took 3 wickets.

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Sri Lanka’s innings strong after the initial shaking

In response, the Sri Lankan team started batting was not a good start. Opener and captain Dimuth Karunaratne returned to the pavilion for a score of 18 runs.

He was able to score only 1 run. Lahiru Thirimane and Oshada Fernando added 46 runs for the second wicket. Thirimanne scored 55 and Fernando scored 18 runs.

After losing the third wicket on a score of 77, Dinesh Chandimal and Dhananjay D Silva handled the innings.

The two batsmen have so far shared a brilliant 59-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

Both these players would like to have a big partnership so that they can get an edge over the host team in the first innings and can put pressure in their names.

Short score

West Indies – 354/10

Sri Lanka – 136/3

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