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Siriwardana shines as Lanka seal series 2-0 against Windies

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Colombo, Oct.26 : Milinda Siriwardana’s all round performance helped Sri Lanka to clinch a 72-run win in the second and final Test against West Indies on Monday.

With this win, the hosts won the two-match series 2-0.

Chasing the target of 244, the West Indies team was bundled out for 171 in their second innings.

For the hosts, Rangana Herath and Siriwardana claimed four and three wickets respectively while Dhammika Prasad and Dilruwan Perara shared two wickets between themselves.

Herath, who picked up five wickets in the entire match, was adjudged the ‘man of the match’ and Siriwardana was named as ‘player of the series’ for his brilliant performance in the entire series.

Sri Lanka had won the first Test in Galle by an innings and six runs.(ANI)