Rahkeem Cornwall is unbeaten on 60 as the West Indies reached 268 for 8 at stumps on day-2 of the first test against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, in Antigua.
Cornwall’s half century came off 79 balls, while Joshua Da Silva scored 46, Kyle Mayers 45 and John Campbell 42.
Suranga Lakmal has so far taken five wickets for the Lions.
Yesterday, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 169, with Lahiru Thirimane top scoring with 70, while Niroshan Dickwella made 32.
Jason Holder took 5 for 27, while Kemar Roach picked up three wickets.
Cornwall is the first Antiguan to score a half-century at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium and he says the aim is to push to triple figures.