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1st Test: West Indies in commanding position against Sri Lanka

by Sahir Usman Jun 08, 2018 • 04:35 AM

June 8 (CRICKETNMORE) - West Indies all-round performance have put them in strong position led fightback against Sri Lanka on day two of the first Test at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain.

Earlier, Dowrich and Bishoo put on 102 runs for the seventh wicket. Bishoo played 165 balls for his 40 runs. Dowrich went on to score his second Test hundred in 282 balls. The hosts declared first innings at 414/8.

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Sri Lanka lost 3 early wickets to end the day at 31/3. The hosts are leading by 383 runs.

Brief Scores

West Indies - 414/8 dec. in 154 overs (Dowrich 125*, S Hope 44; Kumara 4/95, Lakmal 2/55)

Sri Lanka - 31/3 in 10 overs (Mathews 11; Roach 1/2, Holder 1/5, Gabriel 1/17)

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