Cricket

Sri Lanka on top against West Indies at Stumps

Galle [Sri Lanka]: Sri Lanka took control of the ongoing first Test against West Indies after the visiting batters displayed a lacklustre performance on Day 2 here at the Galle International Stadium on Monday.At stumps, the Windies score read 113/6 with the visitors still trailing by 273 runs. For West Indies, Jason Holder (1*) and Kyle Mayers (22*) are currently unbeaten at the crease. After bundling out Sri Lanka for 386, Windies got off to a steady start as openers Jermaine Blackwood and Kraigg Brathwaite put on 46 runs on the board. However, Sri Lanka stormed right back into the contest with two quick wickets of Blackwood (20) and Nkrumah Bonner (1), reducing the visitors to 51/2.Braithwaite (41) tried his best to survive but his resistance finally ended in the 32nd over as he was sent back to the pavilion by Ramesh Mendis. Windies…

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