The West Indies was 224-9, trailing Sri Lanka by 162 runs, when the third day of the primary check was reduce brief by persistent drizzle on Tuesday.
Only 38 overs had been performed, and the higher a part of two classes misplaced.
The West Indies resumed on 113-6 in reply to Sri Lanka’s 386 and rallied within the morning by means of in a single day batsmen Kyle Mayers and Jason Holder, who added 50 to their partnership.
They mixed for 63 earlier than Mayers was caught on 45 by Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne off spinner Dhanajaya de Silva.
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Holder was out for 36, caught by Dushmantha Chameera at level off left-arm spinner Praveen Jayawickrama, leaving the vacationers 175-8.
Rakheem Cornwall and Joshua da Silva led West Indies to lunch, however within the fifth over afterwards, Cornwall mistimed a pull at a brief ball by Suranga Lakmal and top-edged it to sq. leg.
He made a invaluable 39 from 58 balls with 5 boundaries and a six over midwicket to boost the group’s 200.
Cornwall and da Silva mixed for 49, their group’s second greatest partnership.
The rain arrived at that second and by no means actually left, however the umpires waited for 3 1/2 hours.
More rain is forecast on days 4 and 5.
If and when play resumes, Sri Lanka can take the brand new ball.
Da Silva was 11 not out from 70 balls with Jeremy Solozano subsequent man in to make his check debut.
Spinners Praveen Jayawickrama and Ramesh Mendis have taken three wickets apiece.