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West Indies rock Lankan top order on gloomy day

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Bad light robbed the opening day of the second ERI Test at the R Premadasa Stadium of 62.4 overs of play as West Indies rocked the Sri Lankan top order to reduce them to 34 for 3.

By the time bad light stopped play Sri Lanka had made a recovery, adding another 50 runs without any further loss to be 84 for 3.

Kemar Roach removed the two openers – Tharanga Paranavitana for 16 and Tillakeratne Dilshan for 4 – to leave the home team staggering at 31 for 2.

Roach and Sammy strike before tea

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies opening bowlers Kemar Roach and Darren Sammy were brilliant in the first session of play as the West Indies captured three Sri Lankan wickets on the opening day of the 2nd ERI Test match at the R Premadasa International Stadium on Tuesday. At tea the home side reached 83-3. Roach has so far taken 2-24 – T.M. Dilshan bowled and Tharanga Paranavitana well caught at second slip by Dwayne Bravo. Sammy has 1-25 from 17 consecutive overs.

Sri Lanka bat first in 2nd Test

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the 2nd ERI Test against West Indies on Tuesday at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium.
The Sri Lankans have made three changes, with debutant fast bowler Suranga Lakmal, seamer Nuwan Kulasekara and with left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, replacing Thilan Mirando Thushara, Suraj Randiv, and Dammika Prasad.

Windies ready for battle in 2nd Test

West Indies vs Sri Lanka
2nd ERI Test Match
Premasada Stadium
Tuesday, November 23 to Saturday, November 27

Galle, Sri Lanka – West Indies will enter the 2nd ERI Test match against Sri Lanka with confidence. The two sides will meet at the Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday and the Windies will be eager to repeat the good showing from last week's 1st ERI Test at the Galle International Stadium. First ball is 10 am (12.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/11.30 am Jamaica Time).

Guyana & Jamaica in mega clash for Caribbean T20 opener

St John's, Antigua - Reigning Caribbean Twenty20 champions Guyana and star studded Jamaica will clash in a mega feature encounter on the opening day of Caribbean Twenty20 2011 on January 10th at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds in Antigua.


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