West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets, 1st T20I of the series


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The 1st T20I match of the series played today between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, In which West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets. Let's know in more detail.

West Indies won the toss and invited Sri Lanka to bat first, Sri Lanka batted first scored 131 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 over, Sri Lanka started not very well, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone in 20 runs, Danushka Gunathilaka dismissed just for 4 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Pathum Nissanka came to bat, and handled the inning with half-century partnership with Niroshan Dickwella, second wicket fell in 71 runs, Niroshan Dickwella dismissed after scoring 33 runs with the help of 1 six and 3 boundries in 34 balls, next batsman Dinesh Chandimal came to bat, and well for a while with Pathum Nissanka, third wicket fell in 83 runs, Pathum Nissanka dismissed after scoring 39 runs with the help of 1 six and 4 boundries in 34 balls, next batsman Angelo Mathews came to bat, and he dismissed as a fourth wicket just for 5 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Thisara Perera came to bat, meanwhile Dinesh Chandimal dismissed as fifth wicket just for 10 runs in 11 balls, next batsman Wanindu Hasaranga came to bat, and played well, sixth wicket fell in 106 runs, Thisara Perera dismissed just for 1 run, after that Ashen Bandara came to bat, meanwhile Wanindu Hasaranga dismissed as a seventh wicket after scoring 12 runs in 14 balls, next batsman Akila Dananjaya came to bat, meanwhile Ashen Bandara dismissed as a 8 wicket after scoring 10 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Dushmantha Chameera came to bat, he dismissed as a ninth wicket just for 2 runs in 2 balls, and Dushmantha Chameera played unbitean inning of 9 runs in 9 balls. In this way, Sri Lanka batted first after losing the toss, scored just 131 runs after losing 9 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 132 runs in front of the West Indies.

West Indies bowlers performed brilliantly, Obed McCoy took 2 wickets, Kevin Sinclair, Fidel Edwards, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, and Fabian Allen took 1-1 wicket.

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West Indies chasing 134 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily by losing just 6 wickets in 13.1 overs, and won the match by 4 wickets. West Indies started very well, Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis came to start th einning and gave a half-century partnership of 52 runs, the first wicket fell in 52 runs, Evin Lewis dismissed after playing a brillint quick inning of 28 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundries in 10 balls, next batsman Chris Gayle came to bat, and he dismissed without scoring as the second wicket, next batsman Nicholas Pooran came to bat, and he also dismissed without scoring as the third wicket, after that Kieron Pollard came to bat and handled the inning with Lendl Simmons, the fourth wicket fell in 62 runs, Lendl Simmons dismissd after playing a brillint quick inning of 26 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 3 boundries in 15 balls, next batsman Jason Holder came to bat and handled the inning with Kieron Pollard, the fifth wicket fell in 101 runs, Kieron Pollard dismiised after playing a brillint quick inning of 38 runs with the help of six sixes in just 11 balls, he made another recored 6 sixes in 1 over, after that, Fabian Allen came to bat, and he dismissed without scoring as a sixth wicket, next batsman Dwayne Bravo came to bat, and played to the victory with Jason Holder, Jason Holder played an unbitean inning of 29 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 1 boundries in 24 balls, and Dwayne Bravo also played an unbitean inning of 4 runs in 17 balls. In this way, West Indies chasing 132 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily by losing just 6 wickets in 13.1 overs and won the match by 4 wickets.

West Indies bowlers Akila Dananjaya and Wanindu Hasaranga took 2 wickets.

West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard selected the best player of the match, he played a brilliant quick inning of 38 runs in 11 balls, with the help of 6 sixes in 1 over.
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