Published On: Mon, Mar 21st, 2016

West Indies Beat Sri Lanka by 7 Wickets in ICC T20 World 2016


Sri Lanka vs West Indies cricket teams played an important match of ICC T20 World Cup 2016 in Chennai in which black wind crashed whole batting line up and cruise 7 wicket win over Lanka by chasing 123 runs target.


Big cricket tournament of the year started in India in which West Indies and Sri Lanka cricket teams played 21st match in M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore on Sunday night.

Skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and elected top field first by seeing grassy wicket which was helpful for bowling first that is turning point of the match in result of that Lankan team set 123 target on loss of 9 wickets in reply, Andre Fletcher introduced great knock scored 84 and achieved target just loss of 3 wickets.


In start of batting first, Sri Lanka was in trouble deserved by bowlers because most experienced opener TM Dilshan is in good form by 1 tremendous six and 1 four but not keep that long and bowled on just 12 (10), wicket keeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal 16 (18), Lahiru Thirimanne against failed to get form 5 (7) but all rounder Thisara Perera played well grossing 40 runs with 6 boundaries any other batsman without captain’s little try of 20 (30) not highlight.

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Inexperienced West Indies bowling attack destroyed whole batting surface of Sri Lanka in start of first innings first breakthrough got by Braithwaite. Leg Spinner also presented big show in bowling department by getting 3 important wickets just for 12 in 4 overs, medium pacer Dwayne Bravo stay with 2 for 20.

Surprising thing of match is that most aggressive or you can say ‘Boss of T20 cricket’ named Chris Gayle did not make opening with Charles but younger Andre Fletcher is in mood, showed some big shots putting up energy with an half century not out 84 in which 5 sixes and 6 fours involved.

Top 3 batsmen Ramdin 5, Samuels 3 and Charles 10 stopped their travel toward target of 123 after that Russell made entry on wicket scored fastest 20 just playing 8 deliveries by one winning six, Fletcher declared man of the match in result of blasting 84.