Sri Lanka vs Windies 1st Test: SL thrash WI by 187 runs

Sri Lanka vs Windies 1st Test: SL thrash WI by 187 runs
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Lasith Embuldeniya took five wickets in the final innings as Sri Lanka thrashed the West Indies by 187 runs in the first Test here on Thursday to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.

Chasing 348, West Indies was bowled out for 160 before tea on the final day, with Nkrumah Bonner the lone warrior with an unbeaten 68 on a turning wicket at the Galle International Stadium.

Sri Lanka — 1st innings: 386.

West Indies — 1st innings: 230.

Sri Lanka — 2nd innings: 191/4 decl.

West Indies — second innings: Kraigg Brathwaite lbw b Mendis 0, Jermaine Blackwood c Mathews b Embuldeniya 9, Nkrumah Bonner (not out) 68, Shai Hope b Mendis 3, Roston Chase b Embuldeniya 1, Kyle Mayers lbw b Mendis 2, Jason Holder b Mendis 0, Joshua da Silva c de Silva b Embuldeniya 54, Rahkeem Cornwall c Lakmal b Jayawickrama 13, Jomel Warrican c Fernando b Embuldeniya 1, Shannon Gabriel c de Silva b Embuldeniya 0; Extras (b-4, lb-1, w-2, nb-2): 9; Total (in 79 overs): 160.

Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-11, 3-14, 4-15, 5-18, 6-18, 7-118, 8-149, 9-156.

Sri Lanka bowling: Embuldeniya 29-12-46-5, Mendis 31-5-64-4, Jayawickrama 14-6-28-1, Dhananjaya 1-0-5-0, Chameera 4-0-12-0.

Sri Lanka won by 187 runs and leads two-match series 1-0.



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