- Tag results for Sri Lanka
Kraigg Brathwaite's defiance and more inclement weather ensured a draw on the final day of the second Test between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Darren Sammy Stadium.
Kasun Rajitha, the debutant bowler who claimed three wickets in the first innings, rocked the West Indies with the wickets of Devon Smith and Kieran Powell within the space of three deliveries.
Spin rivals Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj in South Africa squad for ODI series against Sri Lanka
Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj were both included in South Africa’s squad for a five-match one-day international series in Sri Lanka.
Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering with sweet, rescues Sri Lanka with bat in Test against West Indies
Chandimal will face a hearing at the end of the Test on Monday.
As per media reports, the Sri Lankan government had, on June 13 sent a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stating that they are ready to release ten boats.
The Sri Lankans were advised before the start of Saturday's play that they could not continue with the existing ball.
The Sri Lankan team reacted to the umpires' decision by refusing to come onto the field to allow play to restart.
There has been much discussion through the region over the recall of the 36-year-old Grenadian three years after he played his last Test match.
Jayawardene said that his recommendations as part of a special panel last year were ignored and that he did not want a repeat of the experience.
West Indies openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Devon Smith negotiated two overs before the close of play safely and will resume the home side's reply at two without loss on the second day.
Angajan Ramanathan is the only elected representative of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party from Jaffna, the capital of Northern district.
Off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase triggered the final capitulation in which five wickets fell for just eight runs.
Set a daunting target of 453 when the hosts declared their second innings at 223 for seven just after lunch, the visitors reached 176 for three by the close with Mendis unbeaten on 94.
West Indies turned the screws on Sri Lanka, taking a 360-run lead with six second innings wickets in hand at the close of the third day of the first Test.
Sri Lanka will enact tougher laws and create a special police unit to deal with match-fixing following a TV documentary exposing global corruption in cricket.