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Rain curtails play in Galle Test

Nov 17, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Skipper Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena hammered contrasting half centuries before heavy rain brought an end to the proceedings early with Sri Lanka on 165 for 3 in the opening Test match against the West Indies at the Galle International Stadium yesterday. Left hander Sangakkara raced to a sparkling half century from just 45 deliveries inclusive of nine boundaries and went on to make a top score of 73 before he was bowled by Dwayne Bravo. Sangakkara also put on a fifty run partnership for the third wicket with former captain Mahela Jayawardena who played a more responsible innings to be unbeaten on 51 from 91 deliveries inclusive of five boundaries.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/11/18/spo02.asp