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By NAN Sports Editor

News Americas, GALLE, Sri Lanka, Fri. Dec. 3, 2021: Sri Lanka soundly trashed the West Indies cricket team today to secure not just a win in the second test but a series win.

The West Indies lost by a whopping 164 runs on the final day of the second Test at the Galle International Stadium as Sri Lanka claimed the series win – 2-0.

The lone top scores for the Windies did not even manage a half-century. Kyle Mayers scored 45 runs as the Windies collapsed at 132.

Chasing 297 to win, the West Indies reached 65-2 in the second innings at lunch but were bowled out for 132 in the third session. They lost their last eight wickets for 40 runs.

Scores:

SRI LANKA 204 (Pathum Nissanka 73, Dimuth Karunaratne 42, Angelo Mathews 29; Veerasammy Permaul 5-35, Jomel Warrican 4-50); Roston Chase 5-83, Jomel Warrican 3-87, Shannon Gabriel 2-69) and 345 for 9 decl. (Dhananjaya de Silva 155 not out, Pathum Nissanka 66, Lasith Embuldeniya 39, Ramesh Mendis 25; Veerasammy Permaul 3-106, Roston Chase 2-82)

WEST INDIES 253 (Kyle Mayers 45, Kraigg Brathwaite 41, Rahkeem Cornwall 39, Jason Holder 36, Jermaine Blackwood 20; Praveen Jayawickrama 4-40, Ramesh Mendis 3-75) and 132 (Nkrumah Bonner 44, Jermaine Blackwood 36; Lasith Embuldeniya 5-35, Ramesh Mendis 5-66)

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