Player of the Match
Player of the Match
79.3
4
Chase to Dickwella, FOUR runs, delicately played! Full on leg stump, and he laps it fine down the leg side. Comfortably executed by Dickwella
78.5
4
Bishoo to Dickwella, FOUR runs, tossed up outside off, and Dickwella gets down on one knee to sweep it excellently past short leg and the vacant square region on the leg side. Release shot
74.2
4
Bishoo to Chandimal, FOUR runs, half-tracker outside off, and Chandimal rocks deep into his crease. Slog-pulls this over midwicket, and while it's mistimed, there's enough behind it to go for four
73.2
4
Roach to Dickwella, FOUR runs, length ball outside off, and Dickwella tries to defend. But the ball comes in a bit too much, and finds the outside of his bat. Edged down past gully for four
73.1
4
Roach to Dickwella, FOUR runs, full just outside off, and that's been caressed through the covers. Struck firmly through the infield. Team 200
56.2
4
Holder to Mendis, FOUR runs, full on leg stump, and whipped away to the leg side. Chase for fine leg, but he can't cut it off. Fifth Test hundred for Kusal Mendis.
52.2
4
Bishoo to Mendis, FOUR runs, half tracker on leg, and that's been pulled over midwicket to the boundary. Quick to get into position and now Mendis gets to his nineties
50.4
4
Bishoo to Mendis, FOUR runs, full toss on off, and that's been smothered down the ground to the long-off boundary. Easy pickings, and the set Mendis just obliges
49.5
4
Gabriel to Mendis, FOUR runs, full outside off, and he pushes at it with soft hands. Takes the bat's outside edge, but rolls past the slip cordon to the third-man boundary. Runs flowing...
46.4
6
Roach to Mendis, SIX runs, goes all the way! Hooks it over the fielder at deep midwicket. Spots the short ball early and swivels to angle it behind square. Uses Roach's pace excellently
44.5
4
Roach to Mendis, FOUR runs, good length outside off, and punched off the back foot through the covers. Caressed to the boundary ropes
41.6
4
Cummins to Mendis, FOUR runs, puts the over's last ball away! Too wide outside off, and he throws his hands at it to cut it past backward point. Still a quick outfield
27.6
4
Gabriel to Mathews, FOUR runs, gets a short one outside off now and with Mathews' experience, he's ready for that. Stands tall and drags a pull down the ground to the long-on boundary. Sri Lanka making solid progress here. West Indies need a wicket now
25.5
4
Roach to Mendis, FOUR runs, full outside off, comes forward to meet the pitch and drives languidly through the covers
25.1
6
Roach to Mendis, SIX runs, full on the pads, flicked off the pads over backward square leg. Lands just over the boundary ropes
24.6
4
Bishoo to Mathews, FOUR runs, sees the fight and advances down the ground and drills this straight down the ground
24.2
4
Bishoo to Mathews, FOUR runs, advances down the ground and gets right to the pitch before hammering it wide of mid-off
9.1
4
Cummins to Chandimal, FOUR runs, back of a length outside off, and too wide from Cummins. Chandimal rocks back, and then punches this in front of cover. Finds the gap, and the ball runs away to the cover boundary
6.1
4
Holder to Mendis, FOUR runs, length ball on leg, and clipped away fine down to the fine-leg boundary. A loose ball from Holder
4.3
4
Roach to Mendis, FOUR runs, back of a length outside off, but Mendis tiptoes and cuts it past the two infielders on the off side. Runs away to the point boundary
2.2
4
Roach to Mendis, FOUR runs, width offered outside off, and Mendis cuts it furiously past point. Races away to the boundary, and SL making full use of the hard new ball
1.3
4
Gabriel to MDKJ Perera, FOUR runs, glorious! Full outside off, and proper followthrough of the bat as Perera drives through the delivery's line. Smacked just past mid off
1.1
4
Gabriel to MDKJ Perera, FOUR runs, back of a length on middle, and slapped through the point region. The ball was angling away, so Perera manages to throw his hands at it

Sri Lanka 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st21MDKJ PereraBKG Mendis
2nd28LD ChandimalBKG Mendis
2nd74AD MathewsBKG Mendis
3rd52ARS SilvaBKG Mendis
4th14PLS GamageBKG Mendis
5th6PLS GamageLD Chandimal
6th23LD ChandimalN Dickwella
7th4MDK PereraN Dickwella
8th3HMRKB HerathMDK Perera
9th1MDK PereraRAS Lakmal
10th0MDK PereraCBRLS Kumara