3rd Test: Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 4 wickets to level series 1-1
June 27 (CRICKETNMORE) - Sri Lanka beat West Indies by four wickets in Barbados, winning a low-scoring third and final Test early on the fourth day to draw the series 1-1.
Sri Lanka resumed the fourth day on 81-5 in their second innings on Tuesday, chasing 144 for victory after dismissing the hosts for just 93. After losing Kusal Mendis in the first over, Kusal Perera (28) and Dilruwan Perera (23) shared an unbeaten 63-run partnership for the seventh wicket to guide team to 4 wickets victory.
West Indies captain Jason Holder took 5-41 in the second innings for a match haul of nine wickets.
West Indies 204 & 93: Roach 23*; Rajitha 3-20, Lakmal 3-25
Sri Lanka 154 & 144-6: K Perera 28*, K Mendis 25; Holder 5-41
Result - Sri Lanka won by four wickets
Series Result - Drawn 1-1