Sri Lanka made history by becoming the first ever Asian team to win a Test match at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. On the fourth day, Sri Lanka needed 63 more runs to win and Dilruwan Perera - Kusal Perera's unbeaten 63-run stand for seventh wicket helped their team to cross the line and draw the three-match Test series 1-1.
On the first day, West Indies opted to bat first in their first home day-night Test match and on a green top they got all out for just 204 runs. In response, Sri Lanka too collapsed and managed only 154 runs and conceded a lead of 50 runs but West Indies couldn't take advantage and were bowled out for a mere total of 93 runs in the second innings. Jason Holder was named Man of the Match for his all-round performance (89 runs & 9/60) and Shane Dowrich was named Man of the Series.
All the key stats and facts from the third and last Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados :
1 - Sri Lanka became the first ever Asian team to win a Test match at Kensington Oval in Bridgetwon, Barbados. This was also Sri Lanka's first ever Test match at this venue.
9/60 - Career-best Test match bowling figures for Jason Holder. The previous best were 6/65 against Pakistan which he recored at the same venue in 2017.
9/60 - Jason Holder's 9/60 are the second best bowling figures in a Test match by a West Indies captain.
Best Test match bowling figures for a West Indies captain -
13/55 - Courtney Walsh vs New Zealand at Wellington, 1995
9/60 - JASON HOLDER vs Sri Lanka at Bridgetown, 2018
8/80 - Garry Sobers vs England at Leeds, 1966
8/143 - Courtney Walsh vs India at Mumbai, 1994
10.18 - Jason Holder's Test bowling average at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown.The Windies captain has taken 22 wickets in 4 Tests he played at this venue.
16 - Suranga Lakmal became the 16th player to captain Sri Lanka in a Test match.
20 - Wickets Shannon Gabriel took in this 3-match Test series and he is also the first Windies bowler to take 20 wickets in a Test series since Mervyn Dillon's 23 wickets against India in 2002.
93 - West Indies's total of 93 is their third lowest at home and for the first time they got all out for less than 100 runs since 2004.
Lowest Test totals for West Indies at Home -
47 vs ENG at Kingston, 2004
51 vs AUS at Port of Spain, 1999
93 vs SL at Bridgetown, 2018