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Sri Lanka vs West Indies Live Score and Commentary, Tri-Series in Zimbabwe 2016

Sri Lanka 330/7 (50.0 ov)
West Indies 329/9 (50.0 ov) Run rate 6.58
Refresh Sri Lanka win by 1 run
West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Jason Holder 45 46 1 1 97.83
Shannon Gabriel 0 0 0 0 0
Bowler O M R W Econ
Suranga Lakmal 10 0 67 2 6.7
Nuwan Pradeep 10 0 65 1 6.5

Updated: Oct 23, 2017 08:08 | Published: Nov 22, 2016 06:00

Sri Lanka vs West Indies Live Score and Commentary

Meanwhile, Angelo Mathews took to Twitter to express his joy over the Sri Lankan win. 

With 10 runs required from the final over and Jason Holder the only recognisable batsman for the West Indies, Sri Lanka were well and truly in the game. And when Benn sent one soaring over mid-on off the third ball, the West Indies were in business. With 3 runs to win from 3 deliveries, the West Indies would have surely fancied their chances. But after Benn's dismissal, it all came down to Jason Holder. 

N Pradeep however, held his nerve and bowled a decisive yorker to Holder. And all that the West Indian could do was dig it out and scamper through for a single. Sri Lanka get away with a 1 run win and the West Indies will be dejected over run-chase gone wrong.

OVER
50
Runs Scored: 8
Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep
Score after 50 overs: 329/9(rr 6.58)
Over Summary: 1 . 6 . W 1
49.6 Nuwan Pradeep to Jason Holder. Yorker, off stump backing away driving, to extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
49.5 OUT! Caught. Nuwan Pradeep to Sulieman Benn. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep cover, by de Silva.
49.4 Nuwan Pradeep to Sulieman Benn. Yorker, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
49.3 SIX! Nuwan Pradeep to Sulieman Benn. Back of a length, to leg on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs.
49.2 Nuwan Pradeep to Sulieman Benn. Back of a length, middle stump down the track Scoop, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
OVER
49
Runs Scored: 10
Bowler: Suranga Lakmal
Score after 49 overs: 321/8(rr 6.55)
Over Summary: lb W 4 1 2 wd 1
48.6 Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Full toss, to leg on the front foot Slog, to long on for 1 run. 10 required off the first over.
49.1 Nuwan Pradeep to Jason Holder. Full toss, off stump on the front foot Slog, inside edge to fine leg for 1 run.
48.6 Wide Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Length ball, down leg side down the track working, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
48.5 Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Half volley, to leg on the front foot Slog, to deep mid wicket for 2 runs, fielded by Mendis.
48.4 Suranga Lakmal to Sulieman Benn. Yorker, to leg on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
48.3 FOUR! Suranga Lakmal to Sulieman Benn. Length ball, to leg no foot movement pushing, outside edge past third man for 4 runs. No movement from Benn and he is lucky for the edge not to go to the keeper.
48.2 OUT! Caught. Suranga Lakmal to Ashley Nurse. Length ball, off stump on the front foot Slog, inside edge to wicketkeeper, by Dickwella.
48.1 Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Yorker, down leg side backing away working, hit pad to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
OVER
48
Runs Scored: 5
Bowler: Nuwan Kulasekara
Score after 48 overs: 310/7(rr 6.46)
Over Summary: 1 W lb . 1 2
47.6 Nuwan Kulasekara to Ashley Nurse. Full toss, to leg down the track Slog, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Pathirana.
47.5 Nuwan Kulasekara to Jason Holder. Length ball, to leg backing away driving, to extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
47.4 Nuwan Kulasekara to Jason Holder. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Tharanga.
47.3 Nuwan Kulasekara to Ashley Nurse. Half volley, to leg on the front foot working, hit pad to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara.
47.2 OUT! Bowled. Nuwan Kulasekara to Carlos Brathwaite. Half volley, middle stump on the front foot Slog, missed.
47.1 Nuwan Kulasekara to Jason Holder. Full toss, down leg side on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by de Silva.
OVER
47
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Suranga Lakmal
Score after 47 overs: 306/6(rr 6.51)
Over Summary: 2 1 1 1 1 1
46.6 Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, to slips for 1 run, fielded by Gunaratne.
46.5 Suranga Lakmal to Carlos Brathwaite. Full toss, to leg on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Jayasuriya.
46.4 Suranga Lakmal to Jason Holder. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by de Silva.
46.3 Suranga Lakmal to Carlos Brathwaite. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by de Silva.
Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
Match Start Time: Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 01:00 PM IST