Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 9 wickets in ICC World Cup T20 2nd Warm-up Match at NCC Ground, Colombo on 13th September 2012.
|Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene|
Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene and opener Tillakaratne Dilshan struck quick, unbeaten half-centuries as Sri Lanka beat West Indies by nine wickets in ICC World Cup T20 2nd warm up match at the NCC ground in Colombo today (13th September 2012). Mahela Jayawardene hit six fours and two sixes in a 35 ball 57 not out, while Dilshan scored 50 not out off 38 balls
Sri Lanka won the toss and electing to bowl first restricted West Indies to 132 runs for 6 wickets and reached the winning target with 26 deliveries to spare, making their intentions clear ahead of the big event which will kick off next Tuesday (18th September 2012).
Dilshan Munaweera who came in as the Sri Lanka opener hit 24 runs off 22 balls inclusive of four fours.
West Indies were led by Dwayne Bravo as Johnson Charles (30), Darren Bravo (29) and Kieron Pollard (28) struck form with style.
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Scorecards
West Indies 132 for 6 wickets (20 Overs)
- Johnson Charles 30, Dwayne Bravo 14, Darren Bravo 29, Kieron Pollard 28 (not out), Andre Russell 11
- Nuwan Kulasekara 2 for 35, Angelo Mathews 1 for 7, Lasith Malinga 1 for27
Sri Lanka 135 for 1 wicket (15.4 Overs)
- Dilshan Munaweera 24, Mahela Jayawardene 57 (not out), TM Dilshan 50 (not out)
- Ravi Rampaul 1 for 24
Both Team (XI) Players
- Sri Lanka Team (XI): Mahela Jayawardene (c), Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Dilshan Munaweera, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lasith Malinga, Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya Perera
- West Indies Team (XI): Dwayne Bravo (c), Darren Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons, Johnson Charles, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Andre Russell, Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards, Darren Sammy, Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels
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