PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 226 runs Sunday in the first cricket test with the tourists always struggling to pull off a record run chase on the final day.
Resuming on 176-3, Sri Lanka needed 277 more runs for an unlikely win but lasted only 30 more overs and was all out for 226 as it collapsed from 218-5 at Queen's Park Oval.
Dowrich top scores for West Indies
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich hit a patient 46 not out on n 133 balls on Wednesday as the West Indies struggled to reach 246-6 by close of play on the first day of the first test against Sri Lanka.
Dowrich was one of five West Indies batsman to score more than 38 and he was top scorer at stumps with his 46.
Trinidad & Tobago tries to halt fighters to Islamic State
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago (AP) — A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem the flow of money and recruits to Syria and Iraq.