Windies face uphill task on final day of second test against Sri Lanka

Voice of West Indies head coach Phil Simmons

Sri Lanka lead the West Indies by 279 runs, having reached 328-8 at stumps on day four of the second test in Galle on Thursday.

Sri Lanka who began the day on 46-2, were led by Dhananjaya de Silva with 153 not out, while Pathum Nissanka also chipped in with 66. Veerasammy Permaul took 3-94, while Roston Chase had 2-73.

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons believes it will be an uphill task for the Caribbean side on day five.

Sri Lanka lead the two match test series 1-0. Scores in the match: Sri Lanka - 204 and 328-8; West Indies - 253.



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