WI avoids follow-on; 215/8 at lunch

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 12:05 PM Nov 23 2021
Sports WI avoids follow-on; 215/8 at lunch

West Indies avoided follow-on, but are still 174 runs behind Sri Lanka at lunch on day three of the first Test in Galle.

WI were 215 for eight, after resuming from 113 for six yesterday (22).

Kyle Mayers made 46, while Jason Holder contributed 36 runs.

Rakheem Cornwall is unbeaten on 33.

Bowling honours for Sri Lanka went to the spinners, with Ramesh Mendis taking three for 75 and Praveen Jayawickrama had three for 38.

Dhananjaya de Silva and Lasith Embuldeniya claimed the two other wickets to fall.

Sri Lanka posted 386 in their first innings.

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 12:05 PM Nov 23 2021

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