Pace and spin send Lanka in a tizzy on Day One at Sara Ova
Colombo: West Indies spinner Jomel Warrican took four wickets to bundle Sri Lanka out for 200 on Day One of the second Test yesterday.
West Indies cricketer Jomel Warrican (R) celebrates after dismissing Sri Lankan cricketer Dhammika Prasad during the first day of their second Test cricket match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies at the P. Sara Oval Cricket Stadium in Colombo. Pic/AFP
The 23-year-old, playing in his first Test, grabbed 4 for 67 off 20 overs, after Sri Lanka elected to bat at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo.
Earlier, in the opening session, WI captain Jason Holder led the way with two wickets as the seamers tore through Sri Lanka's top order to take four wickets for 59.
Bad light stopped play when the visitors were 17-1 off 5.2 overs in their quest for the first West Indian Test win on Sri Lankan soil.
Sri Lanka 200 (M Siriwardana 68; J Warrican 4-67, J Holder 2-22) vs West Indies 17-1 (D Prasad 1-9) West Indies trail by 183 runs in the 1st innings