Sri Lanka Vs West Indies Highlights, 1st Odi At Colombo

Sri Lanka Vs West Indies Highlights, 1st Odi At Colombo

Stay with TOI for all of the live cricket rating updates, ball by ball commentary, scorecard and highlights of 1st Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka. The West Indies gained the primary T20I match by four wickets, with Sri Lanka profitable the second match by forty three runs to stage the sequence. The West Indies gained the ultimate match by three wickets to win the collection 2–1.

Kieron Pollard hit six sixes in a single over, off the bowling of Akila Dananjaya, becoming the second cricketer to achieve this in T20Is. Akila Dananjaya had a day to recollect and a day to forget in the area of an over. After selecting up 1 for thirteen in 4 overs, he smashed 21 not out off six balls to seal the game.

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Then there’s the small matter of Sri Lanka’s build-as much as this collection, which has been chaotic to put it mildly. With several senior gamers missing, both through injury or a scarcity of match-fitness following Covid-associated time away from coaching, the variety of available experienced campaigners within the squad can be counted on one hand. Their captain Dasun Shanaka, meanwhile, who was fortunate enough to avoid any of those issues, misses out because he couldn’t kind his visa out on time. And then there’s the problem of the group’s quick-bowling coach pulling out from the tour on the eleventh hour over a pay dispute – which the country’s sports activities minister has brazenly stated would influence the younger players on tour. And that is without even touching on the fact that Sri Lanka have not won a recreation of cricket up to now 12 months.

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Kraigg Brathwaite to Dhananjaya de Silva, Flatter ball outside off, de Silva guides it to third man for a pair. Kraigg Brathwaite to Dhananjaya de Silva, Flatter ball on center, defended onto the pitch. Rahkeem Cornwall to Dhananjaya de Silva, Loopy ball on center, DdS works it to lengthy on for a single. Among their newcomers, Ashen Bandara and Pathum Nissanka lately impressed through the current limited-overs series towards the hosts West Indies.

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