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After bundling West Indies out early in the day, Sri Lanka would have hoped for a powerful begin from their openers but the wicket of their skipper put them barely on the back foot. But Oshada Fernando and Lahiru Thirimanne combined to stitch a 162-run stand which not only wiped off the deficit but additionally took Sri Lanka into the lead. But their departure in quick time damage Sri Lanka as they misplaced Chandimal cheaply too.

  • Dasun Shanaka was formally appointed because the T20I captain of the Sri Lankan staff however Angelo Mathews needed to be named as the stand-in captain as Shanka didn’t depart for the tour with the rest of the group due to visa points.
  • On each events, it was spin bowling that took nearly all of the wickets.
  • Wanindu Hasaranga was undoubtedly the breakout star of the Lanka Premier League at the tail end of final yr.

Sri Lanka beat the West Indies by 113 runs within the Super 8 phase of the World Cup at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana. A seabird on Monday, whereas flying over a blue canvass boat cowl, produced a splendid rendering of an ocean sunfish, or Mola mola. Both sides have fantastic bowling attacks, however the Windies look to have larger firepower in their ranks with the bat.

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But Nissanka and de Silva ensured that Sri Lanka cross the one hundred fifty-run mark of the lead as well as they end the day without any additional damage. Experienced pacer Suranga Lakmal is the most important face of this pace-bowling staff while the opposite pacers want to provide robust assist to him. In this Caribbean tour, Wanindu Hasaranga has impressed along with his all-rounder position, especially as a batsman. Captain Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo and Jermaine Blackwood are the strong batsmen in Test cricket along with Jason Holder, who usually involves bat within the late. On 12 March 2021, Cricket West Indies named the squad for the primary Test match, with Roston Chase, Jahmar Hamilton and Chemar Holder named as reserves and Jayden Seales as a developmental player.

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Chris Gayle is again in the West Indies’ T20 set-up after an absence of virtually two years. In his two outings for the Quetta Gladiators within the PSL earlier this month, Gayle looked near his devastating finest. He has since spoken of his want to help West Indies win one other T20 World Cup, even if it means batting down the order. Even at the age of forty one, a match and motivated Gayle is a boon for nearly any side. Since then, Sri Lanka have not fared all that properly in the limited cricket they’ve performed. Test collection defeats to England and South Africa, whereas not completely surprising, nevertheless added a contact more doom to the gloom contemplating the character of those losses.

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