New Delhi. If you are a cricket lover then surely you must be enjoying IPL. But if you are only watching IPL then you also need to opt out of it. Because the Test match is being played at a short distance from India. In the first four days of this Test match, 2 double centuries and 4 centuries have been scored. Apart from this, 1 batter has also made a score of 90 plus. The fifth day of this Test match being played between Sri Lanka and Ireland in Galle can be more exciting. Sri Lanka has taken a lead of more than 200 runs on the fourth day.
Test match is being played between Sri Lanka and Ireland in Galle from 24th April. Ireland batted first in the match. Paul Sterling and Curtis Campher scored centuries on his behalf. Captain Andy Balbirnie (95 runs) was the victim of nervous nineties. Paul Stirling scored 103 and Curtis Campher scored 111 runs. Due to these centuries, Ireland made a huge score of 492 runs. But Ireland’s mammoth score was dwarfed when two Sri Lankan batsmen hit double centuries.
Kusal Mendis and Nishan Madhushka scored double centuries for host Sri Lanka. Kusal Mendis scored 245 and Nishan Madhushka scored 205 runs. Captain Dimuth Karunaratne and Angelo Mathews took their team forward by scoring centuries. Karunaratne scored 115 runs. Angelo Mathews remained unbeaten after scoring 100 runs. The result of these blistering centuries was that Sri Lanka declared their innings by scoring a mammoth score of 704 runs for 3 wickets. In this way, Sri Lanka got a lead of 212 runs in the first innings on Ireland.
The start of the Irish team, which came out to play the second innings, was bad. He lost his first wicket on just 10 runs. The stage is set. If you want to enjoy Test cricket, then keep an eye on the match.
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Tags: Angelo Mathews, Curtis Campher, Dimuth Karunaratne, Irish, Paul Stirling, sri lanka
FIRST PUBLISHED : April 27, 2023, 16:52 IST