Sri Lanka vs West Indies T20 World Cup 2021 | Match Highlights

Sri Lanka vs West Indies T20 World Cup 2021 | Match Highlights
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T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka vs West Indies (SL vs WI) played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, November 4. Get the highlights of the Sri Lanka vs West Indies Super 12 Group 1 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Read this article to comprehend the match highlights and head to head record of WI vs SL Teams.

  • Team Sri Lanka won the match by 20 runs.

Sri Lanka vs West Indies Match Overview

VenueSheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
Date & DayThursday, November 4
TossWest Indies won the toss and opted to field
Sri Lanka Scores189/3 (20 overs)
West Indies Scores169/8 (20 overs)
WinnerSri Lanka Won the match by 20 runs
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Overview

Sri Lanka vs West Indies | Squads

West Indies Squad: Kieron Pollard (Captain), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul, Shimron Hetmyer

Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Binura Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga

Sri Lanka vs West Indies | Match Highlights

Sri Lanka vs West Indies
Sri Lanka vs West Indies

Sri Lanka

West Indies won the toss and opted to field. Kusal Perera and Pathum Nissanka were openers and Roston Chase started the bowling. After a single by Nissanka, Perera hit the first boundary. SL scored 6/0 after 1 over. West Indies tried to put some pressure on the batters. The score proceeded to 29/0 after 4 overs. Sri Lanka lost the first wicket at 42 after 5.3 overs.

At the halfway point, Sri Lanka got a comfortable position. There was a great partnership between Asalanka and Nissanka. Sri Lanka got 82/1 after 10 overs. Asalanka and Nissanka proceeded the match with frequent fours. West Indies looked for a wicket but SL scored 101 at the end of 12th overs. Nissanka hit the 5th boundary of the innings and got his half-century. Asalanka played pretty well and hit a brilliant shot.

Sri Lanka got 132 runs after 15 overs. Another wicket down and what a catch! Nissanka departed and SL 132/2 after 16 overs. Sri Lanka played with struggle. Shanaka hit a big six and a four. The score proceeded to 170/2 after 18 overs. Sri Lanka scored 189/3 after 20 overs. Sri Lanka set a target of 190 scores for the West Indies.

West Indies

West Indies started batting but scored just one in the 1st over. Gyle and Lewis walked out. West Indies lost two wickets at 10 runs after 2 overs. A big loss to the West Indies teams. Roston Chase also departed. Karunaratne got his first wicket of the match. West Indies scored 47 while 3 wickets down after 5.3 overs. Sri Lanka bowlers Shanaka and Theekshana put pressure on the WI batters. WI scored 59/3 after 8 overs.

The 10th over went for 9 runs and WI scored 72/3 after 10 overs. A big wicket down as Pooran departed. West Indies lost 4 wickets at 77 runs after 11.1 overs. Further three wickets down. The biggest loss for team West Indies. WI scored 117/7 after 15.2 overs. And another out! What was happening there? Hasaranga got his 16th wicket of the match. WI got 131/8 after 17 overs.

Hetmyer hit 3 periodic sixes and two fours in the final two overs. Pretty good performance by the West Indies player. West Indies fell short for runs and the score proceeded to 169 after 20 overs. Sri Lanka won the match (SL vs WI) by 20 runs. Congratulations to the Sri Lanka team. Stay tuned for the latest upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 matches.

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