Follow the live cricket results from day 4 of the first test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies in Galle. Sri Lankan weirdos have dominated the game so far.
Day 4 of the first cricket test between Sri Lanka and West Indies on Wednesday will likely determine the course of the Galle competition. On Tuesday day 3, many overs were lost due to rain and rain is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. West Indies, 224 for nine wickets when bad weather ended the game, trail of 162 runs. Get live cricket scores and updates from SL vs WI here.
Bad light will stop playback. The sky is dark and Kumar Dharmasena thinks the game cannot go on. Players go back even though it’s officially no stumps on day 4.
50 for the West Indies and what a struggle it has been for the visitors. Joshua Da Silva (15 *) and Nkrumah Bonner (18 *). West Indies 52/6
What happens to the West Indies batting? Do we get a result on day 4 ourselves? Just like in the first innings, Ramesh Mendis put on another brilliant performance with the ball by sacking Kyle Mayers and Jason Holder in the same over. West Indies 23/6, it takes 325 runs to win.
Lasith Embuldeniya picks up Roston Chase to leave the West Indies in ruins. West Indies 16/4 (11), it takes 332 runs to win
What a day Sri Lanka is having. In the hunt for 348 runs for victory, the West Indies sag to 14/3. Lasith Embuldeniya and Ramesh Mendis with the wickets for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has declared its innings at 191/4 and leaves the West Indies to victory with 348 runs. Dimuth Karunaratne was out at 83 while Angelo Mathews was unbeaten at 69. Rakheem Cornwall and Jomel Warrican each won two wickets for the West Indies.
100 for Sri Lanka. Dimuth Karunaratne does not lose his good form with the racket in the match with a fine 58, while Angelo Mathews (31 *) keeps him good company. Sri Lanka 115/2, led with 271 runs
Lunch was taken on day 4. Sri Lanka is 84/2 with a lead of 240 runs. Dimuth Karunaratne (42 *) and Angelo Mathews (16 *) are the two undefeated batsmen.
The second wicket falls for Sri Lanka, as Oshada Fernando has taken the lead from a Jomel Warrican extradition for 14. Veteran Angelo Mathews and first inning centurion Dimuth Karunaratne are currently in the circle. Sri Lanka 46/2 (14), led with 202 runs
First with the bat, now with the ball, you can’t put Rakheem Cornwall out of action. He fires Pathum Nissanka for only 3, caught by Shai Hope. Sri Lanka 16/1 (6), led with 172 runs in the second inning.
That’s it. Praveen Jayawickrama puts Shannon Gabriel in the lead for just 2. West Indie is complete with 230 in 85.5 overs. Sri Lanka takes a 156-run second innings lead. Jayawichrama shines with the ball for Sri Lanka with 4/40.
The game has finally started in Galle, Shannon Gabriel and Josua Da Silva look solid against the new ball. West Indies 230/9 (84)
Game on day 4 starts at 10:45 am IST. The revised times are: 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (first session), 1:25 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. (second) and 3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. (third). 91 overs are played if it doesn’t rain that day.
Not the ideal sight for cricket lovers in the island nation. It has been raining steadily since the morning and is expected to remain cloudy for the rest of the day. There is also a high likelihood of heavy rain interruptions throughout the day. It’s child’s play that we have a delayed start.
Good morning everyone! Not the ideal sight in the morning. Constant drizzle as I tweet this. #SLvWI pic.twitter.com/17Skb6vucX
Hello and welcome again to day 4 of the ongoing first test match Sri Lanka vs. West Indies in Galle. After the exhausting first two days, the third matchday was clouded by the rain. The weather report also forecast rain for the past two days. Let’s hope for the best.
West Indies have their backs to the wall on the bile test. In the 38 overs played on Tuesday, the West Indies, which started with a score of 113 for six overnight, had a streaky day right in the middle of it.
Poor lighting and a light drizzle resulted in early stumps on day three .WI on 224/9 trail for 162 runs. # SLvWI pic.twitter.com/uR2aHuBvvZ
Two crucial partnerships – 63 between Jason Holder and Kyle Mayers and 49 between Rakheem Cornwall and Joshua Da Silva – resulted in the West Indian innings a certain seriousness.
Highlights of day 2 | 1st test | Sri Lanka vs. West Indies | https://t.co/PY0N0zZGIC | #SLvWI
Lankan spinners Praveen Jayawickrama and Ramesh Mendis have each captured three wickets, but a determined defense from Da Silva, who is unbeaten at 11 of 70 balls, kept the Caribbean afloat in one day that was three and a half hours lost to the elements.
More rain is forecast on days four and five. When the game resumes, Sri Lanka can take the new ball.
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