Pathum Nissanka became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to score a century in his firstTest match.
He scored an amazing century in the second innings of the first Test against the West Indies.
Sri Lankan batsmen who have shown this skill before
- Brendan Kuruppu 201 in the year(1987)
- Romesh Kaluwitharana 132 in the year (1992)
- Thilan Samaraweera 103 in the year (2001)
Pathum Nissanka was out for 103 runs and he also became the second Sri Lankan batsman to score a century in the second innings of the inaugural Test match.
West Indies set a target of 375 runs in this match.