Sri Lanka vs Windies 1st Check: Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 187 runs

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Lasith Embuldeniya took a five-wicket haul within the ultimate innings as Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 187 runs within the first Check right here on Thursday to take a 1-0 lead within the two-match collection.

Chasing 348, West Indies had been bowled out for 160 earlier than tea on the ultimate day, with Nkrumah Bonner the lone crusader with an unbeaten 68 on the turning wicket on the Galle Worldwide Stadium.

Sri Lanka – 1st Innings: 386.

West Indies – 1st Innings: 230

Sri Lanka – 2nd Innings: 191/4 December.

West Indies – 2nd Innings: Craig Brathwaite lbw b Mendis 0, Jermaine Blackwood c Matthews b Ambuldeniya 9, Nkrumah Bonner (not out) 68, Shai Hope b Mendis 3, Roston Chase b Ambuldeniya 1, Kyle Meyers lbw b Mendis 2, Jason Holder b Mendis 0, Joshua da Silva c de Silva b Embuldenia 54, Rahkim Cornwall c Lakmal b Jayavikrama 13, Jomel Warrican c Fernando b Embuldenia 1, Shannon Gabriel c de Silva b Embuldenia 0; Additional (B-4, Lb-1, W-2, Nb-2): 9; Complete (in 79 overs): 160.

Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-11, 3-14, 4-15, 5-18, 6-18, 7-118, 8-149, 9-156.

Sri Lankan Bowling: Embuldia 29-12-46-5, Mendis 31-5-64-4, Jayavikrama 14-6-28-1, Dhananjay 1-0-5-0, Chamira 4-0-12-0.

Sri Lanka gained by 187 runs and lead 1-0 within the two-match collection,