West Indies Vs Sri Lanka Live Stream

Stay with TOI for all of the stay 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 profitable the second match by 43 runs to stage the series. The West Indies won the final match by three wickets to win the sequence 2–1.

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Dasun Shanaka was formally appointed because the T20I captain of the Sri Lankan staff 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 team because of visa issues. The last time the Windies vs Sri Lanka Test fixture occurred was in 2018. The last T20I sequence was also on the identical tour by West Indies and the visitors received 2-0. For each teams, though, with the 2021 T20 World Cup edging nearer, the collection will serve as a lot for building confidence as it’s going to for figuring out their greatest combos.

West Indies Tour Of Sri Lanka, 2015

Kraigg Brathwaite to Dhananjaya de Silva, Flatter ball outdoors off, de Silva guides it to 3rd man for a couple. Kraigg Brathwaite to Dhananjaya de Silva, Flatter ball on middle, defended onto the pitch. Rahkeem Cornwall to Dhananjaya de Silva, Loopy ball on middle, DdS works it to lengthy on for a single. Among their newcomers, Ashen Bandara and Pathum Nissanka just lately impressed during the latest restricted-overs series against the hosts West Indies.

Then there’s the small matter of Sri Lanka’s construct-up to this collection, which has been chaotic to place it mildly. With a number of senior gamers lacking, either by way of harm or a scarcity of match-fitness following Covid-associated time away from coaching, the number of out there skilled campaigners in the squad can be counted on one hand. Their captain Dasun Shanaka, meanwhile, who was lucky sufficient to avoid any of these issues, misses out because he couldn’t sort his visa out on time. And then there’s the difficulty of the team’s quick-bowling coach pulling out from the tour at the eleventh hour over a pay dispute – which the country’s sports minister has openly acknowledged would influence the younger players on tour. And this is with out even concerning the fact that Sri Lanka haven’t won a game of cricket in the past 12 months.

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