West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Live Score – West Indies 119/6 (11 over) in reply to Sri Lanka’s 131/9 in 20 overs. The Sri Lankan spinners have rocked the West Indies chase. Both Akhila Dhananjaya and Desilva have taken 3 wickets each to to put the West Indies in bother in pursuit of meagre chase of 132.
West Indies team begun well with Evin Lewis (28) and Lendl Simmons (18) completing 50 runs partnership in just 19 balls. Post that Dhananjay’s triple strike has put brakes on the West Indies innings. Lewis got out for 28 and Chris Gayle was out 1st ball without scoring. Nicholas Pooran was the next to get out, again without scoring.
Earlier Sri Lanka had set 132 runs target for the West Indies. The West Indies bowlers bowled brilliantly and restricted Sri Lankan innings to 131/9 in 20 overs.
Legendary batsman Chris Gayle will now begin the West Indies chase. Gayle received his much-anticipated call-up for the upcoming T20I series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka. The veteran batsman who last played for the Men in Maroon in 2019 will spearhead the formidable batting lineup of the Windies in the series opener of the five-match T20I rubber against Sri Lanka at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on Thursday.
Dinesh Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka T20I side, he hasn’t played a T20 international since October 2018, and had never really been great at the format (he has a SR of 108 after 54 matches)
Sri Lanka XI: Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (capt.), Ashen Bandara, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep
West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (capt.), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards
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