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Strong start for Sri Lanka against the West Indies

November 21, 2021

Sri Lanka were 267 for three in their first innings against West Indies at the close on the first day of the first Test on Sunday, the Galle International Stadium.

This after host Sri Lanka decided to bat.

The scoreboard at the close on the first day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies:

SRI LANKA 1st Innings

P Nissanka c Cornwall b Gabriel 56

*D Karunaratne not out 132

O Fernando c Bonner b Chase 3

A Mathews c Holder b Chase 3

D de Silva not out 56

Extras (b5, lb6, nb6) 17

TOTAL (3 wkts, 88 overs) 267

+D Chandimal, R Mendis, S Lakmal, D Chameera, L Embuldeniya, P Jayawickrama to bat.

Fall of wickets: 1-139 (Nissanka), 2-164 (Fernando), 3-170 (Mathews).

Bowling: Gabriel 12-0-56-1 (nb3); Holder 14-8-15-0; Cornwall 20-3-64-0; Mayers 3-0-9-0; Warrican 18-1-60-0 (nb3); Chase 17-2-42-2; Blackwood 1-0-6-0; Brathwaite 3-0-4-0.

WEST INDIES: *K Brathwaite, J Solozano, N Bonner, R Chase, K Mayers, J Blackwood, J Holder, +J da Silva, R Cornwall, J Warrican, S Gabriel.

Toss: Sri Lanka.

Umpires: K Dharmasena, R Palliyaguruge.

TV umpire: R Wimalasiri.

Match referee: R Madugalle.

Reserve umpire: L Hannibal.

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