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Match 1 Report: West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs on Sunday in the first cricket Test with the tourists always struggling to pull off a record run chase on the final day.

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  • Click here for the scorecardToggle between tabs for LIVE score and ball-by-ball updatesMatch 1 Report: West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs on Sunday in the first cricket Test with the tourists always struggling to pull off a record run chase on the final day.
  • Resuming on 176-3, Sri Lanka needed 277 more runs for an unlikely win but lasted only 30 more overs and was all out for 226 as it collapsed from 218-5 at Queen’s Park Oval.
  • Kusal Mendis was leading Sri Lanka’s ambitious push at an unprecedented 453 runs for victory and was 94 not out at the start of Day 5.
  • Sri Lanka’s right-arm pacer Lahiru Kumara took seven wickets in the match.
  • Sri Lanka was dismissed for 185 in its first innings.


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