Victorious Windies deny Sri Lanka Test sweep

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, April 6, 2008 (AFP) – Sri Lanka failed in their bid to win a Test series in the Caribbean for the first time when Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul led the West Indies to a six-wicket victory in the second and final Test on Sunday.

Sarwan hit 102, his 10th Test ton, and Chanderpaul was unbeaten on 86, as West Indies, chasing 253, reached their target after tea, when Devon Smith slapped a delivery from Muttiah Muralitharan through cover for four to a cacophony of noise from an 8,000 crowd at Queen’s Park Oval.

The result meant that the two-Test series ended level 1-1, after Sri Lanka won the opening Test at Guyana by 121 runs.
West Indies avoided being .