FOX Sports – PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) Kusal Mendis was leading Sri Lanka’s ambitious push at an unprecedented 453 runs to beat the West Indies in the first cricket test on Saturday.

Summary

  • PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) Kusal Mendis was leading Sri Lanka’s ambitious push at an unprecedented 453 runs to beat the West Indies in the first cricket test on Saturday.
  • Mendis was 94 not out and Sri Lanka was 176-3 in its second innings when bad light stopped play.
  • West Indies pacer Shannon Gabriel induced Kusal Perera on 12 to edge to first slip for the first Sri Lanka wicket, and he should have had Mendis in the same over.
  • To begin the day, the West Indies, which declared its first innings on 414-8, declared its second on 223-7.
  • Sri Lanka didn’t last two innings in its first innings, but endured two sessions in its second with wickets in hand and a reducing runs required.


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