West Indies Vs Sri Lanka Stay Stream
Stay with TOI for all of the reside cricket score updates, ball by ball commentary, scorecard and highlights of 1st Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka. The West Indies received the primary T20I match by 4 wickets, with Sri Lanka successful the second match by 43 runs to degree the sequence. The West Indies won the ultimate match by three wickets to win the sequence 2–1.
Dasun Shanaka was formally appointed as the T20I captain of the Sri Lankan team but Angelo Mathews had to be named as the stand-in captain as Shanka didn’t depart for the tour with the remainder of the group as a result of visa issues. The last time the Windies vs Sri Lanka Test fixture took place was in 2018. The last T20I sequence was also on the identical tour by West Indies and the visitors gained 2-zero. For each groups, though, with the 2021 T20 World Cup edging closer, the sequence will function much for building confidence as it’ll for understanding their greatest combos.
West Indies Tour Of Sri Lanka, 2015
Ahead of the third ODI, Anderson Phillip was added to the West Indies’ squad. Wanindu Hasaranga was undoubtedly the breakout star of the Lanka Premier League at the tail end of final year. While his effectiveness within the lately concluded Test series in opposition to England and South Africa confirmed his shortcomings in the longest format, his impact within the shorter variants can’t be understated. He topped the wicket charts with 17 at 1.29, whereas conceding lower than a run a ball, and scored his 127 runs at a strike fee of 160.75. With his legspin and his hitting down the order, he has positioned himself as a genuine match-winner. The last time Sri Lanka visited was for a 3-match Test sequence, which ended with either side sharing the spoils.
Then there’s the small matter of Sri Lanka’s build-up to this series, which has been chaotic to put it mildly. With a number of senior players lacking, both by way of damage or a lack of match-health following Covid-related time away from coaching, the variety of obtainable skilled campaigners within the squad can be counted on one hand. Their captain Dasun Shanaka, meanwhile, who was fortunate sufficient to avoid any of these points, misses out because he could not type his visa out on time. And then there’s the problem of the team’s fast-bowling coach pulling out from the tour on the eleventh hour over a pay dispute – which the nation’s sports activities minister has brazenly stated would impression the youthful players on tour. And that is with out even concerning the fact that Sri Lanka haven’t gained a game of cricket in the past yr.