Lasith Malinga took three crucial wickets to curtail West Indies to 245 despite an attacking century from Adrian Barath before rain washed off the Sri Lankan response.
Match has been called-off due to heavy rain. SL v WI ODI 2010-2011 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground at 11:10:36 local (05:40:36GMT) West Indies Won the toss & elected to bat LiveScore 0.1beta by Agile Solutions West Indies / ( overs, r.p.o ) Batsman Runs Balls SR Darren Sammy 21 15 140 Shivnarine Chanderpaul 13 18 72.22 Sri Lanka Bowler Runs Wickets Overs Ajantha Mendis 50 0 9 Nuwan Kulasekara 37 1 10 West Indies : 1st Inning West Indies Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR Chris Gayle c KCS Sangakkara b KMDNK Kulasekara 4 14 0 0 28.57 Adrian Barath c CKK Kapugedera b SLM Malinga 113 128 8 2 88.28 Dwayne Bravo runout(CKK Kapugedera) 8 21 0 0 38.1… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the matches in the forthcoming West Indies tour, will be played at the SSC Grounds Colombo on 31st January, 3rd February and 6th February 2011. All matches will be day matches. Initially the above matches were scheduled to be played at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota and R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo, which had been identified as World Cup venues. However, SLC wishes to announce that in view of a directive issued by the ICC to the effect that no games should be played at any of the World Cup venues, SLC is compelled to make the above changes.
The ongoing West Indies tour which was drawn in 2005-2012 according to the ICC Future tour program has been postponed to late January 2011 due to inclement weather conditions that has prevailed in the country lately. The above decision was taken with the mutual understanding of both Cricket boards and our Television partners.
The rain hit third and final Test match between Sri Lanka and the West Indies ended in a draw on Sunday at the Pallakele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy. The three-match series ended in a 0-0 draw. No play was possible on the fifth and final day as rains washed out action. Not even one innings was completed as West Indies were placed at 303 for eight from 103.3 overs. The previous two Test matches in Galle and Colombo too ended in a draw following rain interruptions. The drawn series affected Sri Lanka most as it fell from the third spot to the fifth on the Reliance Mobile ICC Test Championship losing six ratings points. West Indies gained six ratings… Read More →
Upul Tharanga, Lasith Malinga, Chamara Kapugedara, Jeewaan Mendis, Chamara Silva & Tisara Perera have been drafted in to the 16 man squad named for the 1st 2 ODI’s against the touring West Indies team to be played at Hambantota. The other notable inclusion has been the retention of middle order batsman Thilan Samaraweera to the ODI squad after being overlooked for the tour of Australia. Squad: T.M. Dilshan Upul Tharanga Mahela Jayawardena Kumar Sangakkara Angelo Mathews T Samaraweera Chamara kapugedara Suraj Randiv Ajantha Mendis Rangana Hearth Lasith Malinga Nuwan Kulasekera Tissara Perera Dilhara Fernando Chamara Silva Jeewan Mendis
The rain effected Test series ended in a 0-0 draw after the last day of the Kandy Test was washed off
Left arm Spinner Rangana Herath accounted for 3 wickets when Sri Lanka bowled out West Indies in the fifth day
SL 89/0 at stumps on Day 4
Tharanga Paranavithana missed out on a century during the last day of the 1st Test match
[ Match Abandoned due to heavy rainfall ] Tour Match SL BP XI vs West Indians 2010-2011 SSC at 10:48:33 local (05:18:33GMT) West Indies Won the toss & elected to bat LiveScore 0.1beta by Agile Solutions Sri Lanka Cricket President s XI 59/3 (13 overs, 4.32 r.p.o ) Batsman Runs Balls SR Kaushal Silva 13 24 54.17 Thilina Kandamby 0 2 0 West Indies 176/10 (55.3 overs, 3.19 r.p.o) Bowler Runs Wickets Overs Andre Russell 1 0 1 Darren Sammy 1 1 1 West Indies : 1st Inning West Indies Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR Adrian Barath c JK Silva b UWMBCW Welegedara 21 29 3 0 72.41 Christopher Gayle c ANPR Fernando b UWMBCW Welegedara 5 14 1… Read More →