Close of Play

  • Wed, 21 Nov - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 193/5 (HP Tillakaratne 60*, TT Samaraweera 4*, 59 ov)
  • Thu, 22 Nov - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 273/8 (MRCN Bandaratilleke 9*, DNT Zoysa 15*, 93 ov)
  • Fri, 23 Nov - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 39/1 (CH Gayle 25*, RR Sarwan 12*, 11 ov)
  • Sat, 24 Nov - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 128/1 (MS Atapattu 58*, KC Sangakkara 10*, 47 ov)
  • Sun, 25 Nov - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 190 (83.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Murali makes his haul mark

    Sri Lanka's magician has the last word - after a classic duel with a resurgent Brian Lara. By Charlie Austin

  • West Indies rue umpiring blunder in Kandy Test

    West Indies were left fuming on Sunday night following the controversial dismissal of batting superstar Brian Lara which paved the way for Sri Lanka' s series winning victory in Kandy

  • Sri Lanka seal series after nail-biting finale

    Sri Lanka finally ended Kandy jinx on the final tension-strewn day of the second Janashakthi National Test when they defeated West Indies by 131 runs in the descending gloom to win this three-Test series

  • West Indians face fight for survival after latest capitulation

    The sun finally shone in Kandy, but that did not brighten the mood of the West Indian players, who suffered yet another batting collapse; a capitulation that squashed any faint hopes of squaring this Janashkathi National Test series and leaves them

  • Rain slows West Indies advance

    Rain before lunch and after tea again slowed West Indies' efforts to square the three-Test series against Sri Lanka on the third day of the second cricket Test yesterday