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Brathwaite & Holder help Windies set 377-run target for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vs West Indies,2nd Test, Day 04

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Brathwaite & Holder help Windies set 377-run target
 

West Indian skipper Kraig Brathwaite and former skipper Jason Holder stroked fifties with the bat as the hosts set a challenging target of 377 runs for the visitors at the end of the fourth day of the second Test match between Sri Lanka and West Indies played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. 

Sri Lanka started their day on 250 for 8 with Pathum Nissanka and Lasith Embuldeniya in the middle, trailing 104 runs behind West Indies’ first essay. Nissanka got to his fifty in the very first over of the day but could not carry on as he was dismissed for 51 runs. Sri Lanka eventually bowled out for 258 runs in 107 overs. 

West Indies began their second innings with a lead of 96 runs but the visitors managed to get the early breakthrough as the opening batsman John Campbell dismissed by Suranga Lakmal for just 10 runs.

Even though Sri Lanka got off to a good start with the ball they had to face a huge blow as their main spinner Lasith Embuldeniya was injured and had to be stretchered off the field in the 6th over.  

Jermaine Blackwood who was promoted to Number three-position, had a lucky run-up to Lunch as he survived a close lbw decision and a dropped catch but his luck eventually came to an end as he nicked behind a short ball of Dushmantha Chameera for 18 runs at the stroke of Lunch.    

At 58 for 2, the skipper Kraig Brathwaite and Kyle Mayers got together in the middle and built a valuable 82-run partnership for the 3rd wicket before Lakmal came back and break the partnership in the 44th over.  

The hosts continued to dominate with the bat even after the post Tea session and declared their innings at 280 for 4 setting a challenging target of 377 runs for the visitors. Brathwaite once again became the top scorer of Windies’ innings scoring 85 runs while former skipper Jason Holder remained unbeaten on 71 runs for the hosts. 

Chasing 377 runs to win, Sri Lankan openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne got off to a solid start as they put on 29 runs in 9 overs at stumps on day four.

Result

Match drawn

Sri Lanka
258/10 (108) & 193/2 (79)

West Indies
354/10 (111.1) & 280/4 (72.4)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Kraig Brathwaite b Dushmantha Chameera 126 311 13 0 40.51
John Campbell c Niroshan Dickwella b Suranga Lakmal 5 24 1 0 20.83
Nkrumah Bonner b Suranga Lakmal 0 6 0 0 0.00
Kyle Mayers c Niroshan Dickwella b Vishwa Fernando 49 61 8 0 80.33
Jermaine Blackwood c Niroshan Dickwella b Suranga Lakmal 18 29 2 1 62.07
Jason Holder c Lahiru Thirimanne b Dhananjaya de Silva 30 34 5 0 88.24
Joshua Da Silva c Niroshan Dickwella b Dushmantha Chameera 1 35 0 0 2.86
Alzarri Joseph lbw b Lasith Embuldeniya 29 41 3 1 70.73
Rahkeem Cornwall c Vishwa Fernando b Suranga Lakmal 73 92 10 1 79.35
Kemar Roach c Niroshan Dickwella b Dushmantha Chameera 9 36 1 0 25.00
Shannon Gabriel not out 1 5 0 0 20.00


Extras 13 (b 0 , lb 6 , nb 7, w 0, pen 0)
Total 354/10 (111.1 Overs, RR: 3.18)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Suranga Lakmal 28 11 94 4 3.36
Vishwa Fernando 27 4 71 1 2.63
Lasith Embuldeniya 25 5 88 1 3.52
Dushmantha Chameera 21.1 4 69 3 3.27
Dhananjaya de Silva 10 3 26 1 2.60
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Dimuth Karunarathne c Nkrumah Bonner b Alzarri Joseph 1 17 0 0 5.88
Lahiru Thirimanne b Kemar Roach 55 106 6 0 51.89
Oshada Fernando lbw b Kyle Mayers 18 71 1 0 25.35
Dinesh Chandimal c Hayden Walsh b Shannon Gabriel 44 101 5 0 43.56
Dhananjaya de Silva lbw b Jermaine Blackwood 39 140 1 0 27.86
Pathum Nissanka c Hayden Walsh b Kemar Roach 51 131 0 0 38.93
Niroshan Dickwella c Joshua Da Silva b Jason Holder 20 25 0 0 80.00
Suranga Lakmal c Kraig Brathwaite b Alzarri Joseph 6 9 0 0 66.67
Dushmantha Chameera c Joshua Da Silva b Jason Holder 2 26 0 0 7.69
Lasith Embuldeniya not out 5 21 0 0 23.81
Vishwa Fernando c Joshua Da Silva b Kemar Roach 0 2 0 0 0.00


Extras 17 (b 4 , lb 5 , nb 7, w 1, pen 0)
Total 258/10 (108 Overs, RR: 2.39)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Kemar Roach 19 5 59 3 3.11
Shannon Gabriel 16 3 37 1 2.31
Alzarri Joseph 22 4 64 2 2.91
Jason Holder 21 3 39 2 1.86
Kyle Mayers 11 7 10 1 0.91
Rahkeem Cornwall 15 5 25 0 1.67
Jermaine Blackwood 4 0 16 1 4.00
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Kraig Brathwaite b Dushmantha Chameera 85 196 4 0 43.37
John Campbell c Niroshan Dickwella b Suranga Lakmal 10 25 1 0 40.00
Jermaine Blackwood c Niroshan Dickwella b Dushmantha Chameera 18 41 2 0 43.90
Kyle Mayers lbw b Suranga Lakmal 55 76 8 0 72.37
Jason Holder not out 71 88 7 0 80.68
Joshua Da Silva not out 20 16 2 0 125.00


Extras 21 (b 2 , lb 12 , nb 6, w 1, pen 0)
Total 280/4 (72.4 Overs, RR: 3.85)
Did not bat Nkrumah Bonner, Alzarri Joseph, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel,

Bowling O M R W Econ
Suranga Lakmal 14 3 62 2 4.43
Vishwa Fernando 12.4 1 49 0 3.95
Dhananjaya de Silva 28 3 81 0 2.89
Dushmantha Chameera 18 0 74 2 4.11


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Lahiru Thirimanne c Rahkeem Cornwall b Alzarri Joseph 39 114 5 0 34.21
Dimuth Karunarathne lbw b Kyle Mayers 75 176 9 0 42.61
Oshada Fernando not out 66 119 8 0 55.46
Dinesh Chandimal not out 10 66 1 0 15.15


Extras 3 (b 0 , lb 1 , nb 1, w 1, pen 0)
Total 193/2 (79 Overs, RR: 2.44)
Did not bat Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando,

Bowling O M R W Econ
Kemar Roach 12 2 33 0 2.75
Jason Holder 10 3 24 0 2.40
Rahkeem Cornwall 26.4 8 53 0 2.01
Shannon Gabriel 5.2 2 20 0 3.85
Alzarri Joseph 10 2 33 1 3.30
Jermaine Blackwood 6 1 17 0 2.83
Kraig Brathwaite 3 0 7 0 2.33
Kyle Mayers 6 4 5 1 0.83