Trailing in the three-match series after losing the first Test in Trinidad by 226 runs, the Sri Lankans will be looking to first Test century-maker Kusal Mendis and captain Dinesh Chandimal to lead them out of trouble in the afternoon session.
Sri Lanka captain Chandimal elected to bat but was soon required to rescue his side from embarrassment as the host started strongly, his unbeaten knock of 119 restoring a measure of respectability after defeat in the first match.
It represented a significant reversal from his performance on the final day of the first Test four days earlier, when an ugly leave at off-spinner Roston Chase triggered Sri Lanka s second innings collapse. He has had an excellent beginning to Test cricket and will look to strengthen the top order on his return. He declared on 223 for seven, setting Sri Lanka 453 to win.
The surprise element of the Windies line up has been their bowling.
Mendis, whose second innings 102 at the Queen's Park Oval retained a modicum of pride for the Sri Lankan batsmen in the first Test, joined Kusal Perera and the pair counter-attacked briefly with Perera striking Holder for three consecutive fours.
The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 65.34 points, or 0.9%, to 7,761.04, setting an intraday record and closing at a record. As for continuing claims, they declined to 1.697 million from a revised count of 1.746 million (from 1.741 million).
Gal Gadot released the first image of herself in the Wonder Woman outfit on the set of Wonder Woman 1984 today on Twitter. Rebecca Roven Oakley , Richard Suckle , Wesley Coller , Geoff Johns and Walter Hamada are the executive producers.
It would be good for the world if the president is right when he tweets, "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea". China is by far North Korea's biggest trade partner and has been the isolated country's traditional political ally.
The incident prompted her to begin a campaign to make upskirting a punishable criminal offence in the United Kingdom. It's just he doesn't like private member's bills and certainly doesn't like them when they come from other parties.
Yet US President Donald Trump , for reasons that aren't yet clear, said yesterday that he won't support their bill. It comes as hundreds of migrant children are now being housed in a new tent city in a Texas border town.
Jedinak, who is the captain for Australia for the second World Cup in a row, was the only EFL player selected in the first team. Samuel Umtiti was involved in one of the most freakish moments at the World Cup so far in France's match against Australia.
It overlaps with an Afghan government cease-fire which was due to end on Wednesday before the Afghan president extended the truce. The Afghan president said the Taliban can now receive normal assistance and benefits like all civilians.
This could lead eventually to the collapse of the entire west Antarctic ice sheet, and around 3.5m of sea-level rise. As the ice sheet loses ice, its gravitational pull is reduced, so the local sea level near Antarctica is diminished.
In the aftermath of the crash, hundreds of miniature bottles of Fireball whiskey were seen scattered over the highway. In August 2017, frozen pizzas stopped traffic on I-30 and then spaghetti sauce stopped traffic in Camden .
Although Pompeo was in Beijing to debrief the Chinese on the Singapore summit, the trade friction was never far from the surface. Earlier on Friday, China vowed to do just that, saying it would strike back, just hours before Trump's statement .
On June 14, Italy's new agriculture minister, Gian Marco Centinaio , announced the government wouldn't ratify CETA. Companies don't want to invest into uncertain climates, and when business investment stalls, so does job creation.
U.S. imposes tariffs on $50B worth of Chinese imports
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Chinese Didi picks Australia for first Western foray
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Woods looking for win, the final piece of his return to golf
Open returns to Pebble Beach, where Mickelson has won the PGA Tour event four times; and where he tied for fourth at the 2010 U.S. It's been a year of learning Mackenzie Hughes, but the native of Dundas, Ont., he said he's hopeful his performance at the U.S.
Brother of Kings' Zach Randolph killed in shooting
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Messi misses PK as Argentina draws Iceland
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Nadal wins 11th French Open title by beating Thiem in 3 sets
Of those 86 victories, 78 have come when Nadal has won the first set, after which he has never lost a match on Parisian clay. At the following changeover, Nadal was given a salt pill by a doctor and had his left forearm massaged by a trainer.
Iran beat Morocco with 95th-minute own goal
The defender had to pay a big price for his self goal against the U.S. in the 1994 World Cup. It still has to face Spain and Portugal, the two favorites to advance in its group.
Tommy Fleetwood conquers Shinnecock Hills
Stenson played with him in the final round at Shanghai past year when Johnson lost a six-shot lead in the final round. His only bogey on Friday, at the first hole, came from a conservative bunker shot to avoid rolling off the green.