In probably the most weird dismissals you’ll ever see on a cricket pitch, Sri Lankan allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva knocked the bails off the stump along with his bat whereas making an attempt to save lots of the ball from bouncing again on the wickets within the first take a look at match in opposition to in West Indies.
The incident occurred within the ninety fifth over when Shanon Gabriel bowled a brief supply and de Silva punched it again on the pitch. In an try to cease the ball from bouncing onto the sticks, de Silva smashed the stumps with the bat.
The replay confirmed de Silva making an attempt to push the ball away with the bat, however it hit the highest edge and nonetheless the specter of the stumps being disturbed wasn’t delay. So he used the bat in a rush to push it away to the opposite facet, within the course of panicked and hit the leg stump. A positive innings of 61, thus got here to an finish.
This is completely the whole lot. 😂
Dhananjaya de Silva is out hit wicket to Shannon Gabriel on day 2 of the SL v WI take a look at.
— Ben Tanner (cricket) (@BJTcricket) November 22, 2021
Earlier, West Indies did effectively to take the final seven Sri Lanka wickets for 119 runs after the hosts had laid a strong basis for a very good rating after they resumed on 267 for 3.
Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne, who reached his thirteenth take a look at hundred on Sunday, was stumped by Joshua Da Silva off spinner Chase for 147. He hit 15 fours in his 300-ball innings.
Chase took 5-83, his fourth take a look at five-wicket haul, whereas left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican claimed 3-87.
West Indies batsman Jeremy Solozano, enjoying his first take a look at, is out of the remainder of the match after being concussed when receiving a blow on his helmet as he fielded at brief leg on Sunday.