Sri Lanka starts well on rain-hit day 1 of second test

You are sure of two things while playing a Test match in Sri Lanka. One is the flood of twist that you will be tried with. Two, the danger of downpour. The last option came in plenitude and hampered significant portion of play on Day 1 of the second Test at Galle on Monday (November 29).

When the climate Gods had their portion, Sri Lanka won the throw and had no delay in batting first. They strengthened their batting profundity and gave Charith Asalanka a Test cap instead of Dushmantha Chameera. West Indies likewise rolled out two improvements to acquire Veerasammy Permaul and Kemar Roach instead of Rahkeem Cornwall and Shannon Gabriel.

Sri Lankan openers began the innings with a ton of certainty and got off to a solid beginning with the West Indian seamers not getting a lot of help from the wicket. Bug and Holder dumbfounded six spells yet the Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka batted with a ton of control.

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Nissanka was the assailant as he set each terrible ball aside and surprisingly the threesome of spinners couldn’t keep him calm. He to his fifty too with next to no problems. It appeared as though Lanka will leave with an impeccable day yet Roston Chase didn’t allow that to occur. He instigated a bogus shot from the Lankan captain and got him off his own bowling. Karunaratne, subsequent to scoring up a ton and a fifty in the primary Test, fell for 42 in this exposition.

West Indies lost several surveys just as the wicket didn’t offer any similarity to an opportunity to the bowlers. There is downpour anticipated on all leftover four days and both the groups will have that on the rear of their brains while attempting to concoct any technique.

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Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 113/1 (Pathum Nissanka 61; Roston Chase 1-33)

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