Ramesh Mendis (5/35) and Lasith Embuldeniya (5/66) took five wickets each as West Indies lost their last eight wickets for just 40 runs. Chasing 297 runs to win, West Indies were bowled out for 132.
Catch Day 5 highlights and cricket scores of the second and final SL vs SL Test in Galle. Sri Lanka won the first Test by 187 runs and thus completed a series sweep against the West Indies.
At the end of the day's play, Sri Lanka were 46/2 in the second innings having conceded a 49-run lead to visitors West Indies in the second Test in Galle on Wednesday.
The hero of the day is surely Ramesh Mendis whose 6/70 brought Sri Lanka back into the game after Kraigg Brathwaite (72) lifted West Indies. Sri Lanka had earlier scored 204 in their first essay.
On yet another rain-affected day in Galle, Sri Lanka collapsed from 113/1 to 204 all out. West Indies were 69/1 at the close of play on Day 2 of the second Test. Catch highlights.
Chasing 348 runs for victory, West Indies collapsed to 18/6 before ending the fourth day on 52/6. The Caribbeans still need 296 runs on the final day to win the first Test.
Ramesh Mendis' took 4/17 after first innings centurion Dimuth Karunaratne's 83 and Angelo Mathews' 69 not out helped Sri Lanka declare at 191/4 in the second innings.
Starting the day at 113/6, Jason Holder (36), Kyle Mayers (45) and Rakheem Cornwall (39) helped West Indies avoid the follow-on against Sri Lanka before rain gods opened up.
The Windies selectors named a 15-man squad for the two Tests series in Sri Lanka. The series is part of the ICC World Test Championship.
Andre Russell's magical final over after Nicholas Pooran's 22-ball 40 keep the defending champions West Indies hope to qualify for the T20 World Cup semi-final alive. Catch highlights of BAN vs WI cricket match here.
West Indies pacer Jason Holder will be available for selection against Bangladesh on October 29.
Maxwell smashed three fours and two sixes in his 25-ball 40 but he was undone by a Williamson throw as RCB lost by four runs against SRH.
It was also Chennai Super Kings' 11th playoff entry out of 12 while Sunrisers Hyderabad are officially out of top-four contention in IPL 2021.
Sunrisers Hyderabad registered only the second win of IPL 2021 with a 7-wicket victory against Rajasthan Royals in Dubai. Catch highlights here
Sent in to bat, Punjab could manage 125 for 7 but the bowlers produced a clinical performance to restrict Hyderabad to 120 for 7 and keep their IPL play-off hopes alive.
Defending 125/7, Punjab Kings restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to 120/7 to register a five-run win in the 37th match of IPL 2021.
West Indies began the day at 2-2 and were 251-8, with skipper Kraigg Brathwaite making 97 and Jason Holder scoring 58 runs
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