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Sri Lanka 169/10 & 476/10 (149.5 ov)
West Indies 271/10 & 236/4 (100 ov)
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West Indies drew with Sri Lanka!

That's it for this game everyone!! We hope that you enjoyed this live coverage of the first test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies. If you are feeling sleepless do switch tabs and check out New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI which starts at 3:30 am IST, about 20 minutes from now. Till then this is Navjeevan Rajput and alongside me, Ankit Sharma signing off do take care and stay safe!!
After the 75 overs were bowled in the day, we entered the final hour for this test match. Sri Lanka continued with the fast bowlers from one end in hopes to get wickets. After having a go for about 20 minutes with Lasith (spinner) and seamers. Srilankan skipper Dimuth felt no result was coming out of this test, and he decided to shake hands and called it a DRAW.
Bonner, later on, reached his maiden test century with a boundary and looked firm at the crease. West Indies still needed almost 150 runs entring the final hour of the test match and it certainly looked like they were playing for a draw.
Sri Lanka took the new ball in the 83rd over Chameera started the proceedings with it. Blackwood was itching to get some bat on the ball as he swung the ball wildly. He soon lost his wicket and Bonner batting in his 90s was certainly feeling the pressure.
Right at the start of the final session, Kyle Mayers (52) was caught out by Lasith in the first over itself. Sri Lanka still needed 7 wickets to pull off a win from here. Jermaine Blackwood then came out to bat. Bonner on the other hand inched closer and closer to his century.
What an exhilarating final day this turned out to be, West Indies coming out to bat and chase down the target of 375 runs just lost one wicket of their skipper Kraigg. Nkrumah Bonner and Kyle Mayers who joined him continued on and were unbeaten till tea.
Right so coming to the action on Day 5 now...
In the final session, Lankans looked aggressive and in trying to go big lost their wickets in quick succession. Sri Lanka closed their innings on 476 runs and posted a target of 375 runs for the West Indies to chase down. Coming out to bat for the final over Campell lost his wicket early on. West Indies ended day 4 on 34/1.
Coming into day 4, Pathum the debutant batted long and went to reach his maiden test century. Dickwella batted alongside him for the first 2 sessions of the day and helped Sri Lanka build a mammoth total on the board.
From Day 3 it was a complete resurrection of the Sri Lankan batting unit as their batters played big. At the top, Lahiru (76) and Oshada (91) batted the first two sessions and got their side past the lead. Later on, Dhananjaya on the final session scored a half-century and batted alongside Pathum to see off the day.
Towards the end of day 2, Rahkeem and Joshua got their side out of the mess and build the lead of 99 runs to close day 2. Rakheem was the highest scorer in the first innings for West Indies as he scored 61 runs. Sri Lanka cleaned up Windies right at the start of day 3.
West Indies coming out to bat did well as their openers Campbell and skipper Kraigg saw out the day. On Day 2 West Indies continued to dominate as their managed to negate the 169 runs. Things started to happen once Windies leveled the score and lost wickets in a cluster.
What a fascinating first match this was Sri Lanka were put to bat by the West Indies after winning the toss and they had a terrible outing on day 1. Lanka batting order just crumbled and was dismissed for just 169 runs in the final session of day 1.
Rewinding back through this first four days of the test match now...
So Nkrumah Bonner registers his highest score and remains unbeaten on 113 runs, Holder bats through alongside him and saves the test match for the West Indies.
Holder made big strides forward in trying to play the defensive shots. As the over came to a close, Dimuth walked closer to the Windies batters with an extended arm to shake hands and call it a draw!!
Over: 100 | Summary: 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bowler: Lasith Embuldeniya Score: 236/4
99.6 Lasith Embuldeniya to Jason Holder, full length again, just a shy outside off stump, but Holder stays firm in defending it. That'll be the last ball of play, as the players shake hands and call it a day!
99.5 Lasith Embuldeniya to Jason Holder, fuller this time, on the off stump, Holder does well to push it back to the bowler. 
99.4 Lasith Embuldeniya to Jason Holder, good length delivery, outside off stump, left alone by Holder. 
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