WI vs SL 2018 : 2nd Test - Statistical Highlights

All the key stats and facts from the Second Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Gros Islet in St. Lucia.

Shannon Gabriel took 13 wickets in the second Test match against Sri Lanka at St. Lucia (Photo - getty)

The second Test match between host West Indies and Sri Lanka at Gros Islet in St. Lucia ended in a draw. Sri Lanka after winning the toss and opting to bat first could score only 253 runs with the help of captain Dinesh Chandimal's awesome knock of 119* runs, for West Indies Shannon Gabriel took 5 wickets.

In response, West Indies scored 300 runs and took a lead of 47 runs. Shannon Gabriel fired in second innings too and reduced Sri Lanka to 48/4 at one stage but Kusal Mendis's 87 and Niroshan Dickwella's 62 runs knock pulled things back for Sri Lanka and helped to set a target of 296 runs for West Indies on the 5th day.

West Indies also lost their first 4 wickets quickly but Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Jason Holder and bad light helped West Indies to draw the match. West Indies lead by 1-0 in 3 Test match series. Shannon Gabriel (13/121) was named Man of The Match. 

All the key stats and facts from the Second Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Gros Islet in St. Lucia :

2 - Dinesh Chandimal is the second Sri Lanka captain to score a Test hundred against West Indies in West Indies after Mahela Jayawardene who scored 136 runs at Guyana in 2008.

8/62 - Shannon Gabriel's bowling figures of 8/62 are his best and 6th best bowling figures in an innings for West Indies in Test cricket.

Best bowling figures in an innings for West Indies in Test -

Jack Noreiga - 9/95 vs IND at Port of Spain, 1971

Colin Croft - 8/29 vs PAK at Port of Spain, 1977

Lance Gibbs - 8/38 vs IND at Bridgetown, 1962

Sir Curtly Ambrose - 8/45 vs ENG at Bridgetown, 1990

Devendra Bishoo - 8/49 vs PAK at Dubai, 2016

SHANNON GABRIEL - 8/62 vs SL at St. Lucia, 2018

8/62 - Shannon Gabriel's bowling figures of 8/62 are also best bowling figures in an innings in Test by a fast bowler since Glenn McGrath's 8/24 against Pakistan at Perth in 2004.

13/121 - Shannon Gabriel's match bowling figures of 13/121 are third best by a West Indies bowler in Test cricket history and best at home.

Best Test match bowling figures for West Indies -

Michael Holding - 14/149 vs ENG at The Oval, 1976

Courtney Walsh - 13/55 vs NZ at Wellington, 1995

SHANNON GABRIEL - 13/121 vs SL at St. Lucia, 2018

Andy Roberts - 12/111 vs IND at Chennai, 1975

100 - Shannon Gabriel became the 22nd West Indies bowler to take 100 Test wickets. He completed 100 wickets in the 34th Test match at an average of 30.66 with 4 five wickets hauls.

155 - Number of wickets taken by Kemar Roach in Test cricket - he became the 13th West Indies player to take 150 or more Test wickets.

3020 - Kraigg Brathwaite became the 25th West Indies player to score 3000 Test runs. The Windies opener has scored 3020 runs at an average of 37.28 in 46 Tests with 6 hundreds and 17 fifties.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 19 Jun, 2018

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