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Antigua second Test drawn

Dimuth Karunaratne was the main stay for Sri Lanka in the second innings with 75 runs

The second and final Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies ended in a draw on Friday (2).

Chasing a target of 377 on the final day, Sri Lanka, resuming from 29/0, remained on 193/2 as the two teams decided to finish the match at 4.40 p.m.

The last two days saw many hours were lost in the match due to rain.

West Indies Captain Kraigg Brathwaite was adjudged the Player of the Match for his 126 and 85 runs in the two innings. Suranga Lakmal was the Player of the Series for his series tally of 11 wickets for an average of 21.45.

Dimuth Karunaratne was seen coming back to his form with 75 in the Lankans’ second innings on Friday while Oshada Fernando made an unbeaten 66.

Both Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne, the two Lankan openers, shared 101 runs.

Scores:

WI 354 & 280/4 dec.

SL 258 & 193/2

With this, Sri Lanka’s long tour of the West Indies ended. They lost the T20I series 2-1 and the ODIs 3-0. The Tests series was 0-0.