Kandy, Sri Lanka – Shivnarine Chanderpaul made a patient half-century and Brendan Nash played some handsome strokes in an unbeaten half-century as the West Indies reached 244-5 on the second day of the 3rd ERI Test match at the Pallekele Stadium in this central city.
Dubai – The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee meeting in Dubai this week has made excellent progress towards finalising the Future Tours Programme plus the Test and One-Day International league schedules. It also began the process of drawing up rules, regulations and a points system for the leagues.
Kandy, Sri Lanka – West Indies batsman Darren Bravo says he is enjoying his time in international cricket and is trying to use every innings as a learning experience. The 21-year-old left-hander closed the first day of the 3rd ERI Test against Sri Lanka on 63 not out as the Windies reached 134-2 on another rain-hit day. He added 115 for the second wicket with Devon Smith, who made a well-compiled 55 on his return to Test cricket at the new Pallekele Stadium.
Kandy, Sri Lanka – Darren Bravo played a number of delightful shots in an unbeaten 63, his third Test match half-century, to brighten the rain-hit first day of the 3rd ERI Test at Pallekele Stadium on Wednesday.
Kandy, Sri Lanka – The West Indies were kept indoors on Tuesday as the team’s preparations for the 3rd ERI Test match against Sri Lanka were hampered by heavy, afternoon rain. This however did not dampen the spirits and Head Coach Ottis Gibson indicated his team will be ready for Wednesday's start of the match at the new Pallekele Stadium in this central city. First ball in the decisive Test is 10 am (12.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/11.30 Tuesday Jamaica Time).