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West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in 1st ODI

Mar 11, 2021

Sri Lanka drooped in the wake of opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was given out for hindering the field and lost by eight wickets toward the West Independents in the first day global.

Gunathilaka made 55 and put on 105 out of an initial remain with commander Dimuth Karunaratne, which appeared to put Sri Lanka on course to a directing complete after it lost the throw and had been sent in.

Karunaratne was out for 52, got and bowled by West Non mainstream players commander Kieron Pollard with his subsequent conveyance.

The match turned out to be irritable when, in the 21st over, Gunathilaka was decided to have hindered the field when he trample ready while Pollard was endeavoring to influence a run out.

Pollard bowled a short ball which Gunathilaka battled away. Pathum Nissanka set off for a solitary however Gunathilaka, in the wake of progressing down the pitch, sent him back and ventured once again into his own wrinkle. As he did as such, he stepped ready and thumped it backwards.Pollard promptly claimed and on-field umpire Joe Wilson gave a delicate sign of out before TV umpire Nigel Guguid decided that Gunathilaka had purposely endeavored to thwart the run out. There appeared to be little proof the batsman had acted intentionally.

The Sri Lanka innings lost its way from that point on and the sightseers were all out for 232 of every 49 overs. The West Non mainstream players outperformed that complete with Shai Expectation making 110 and his initial accomplice Evin Lewis adding 65.

“We got a decent beginning yet we a few wickets,” Karunaratne said. “In the end we were shy of 30-40 runs. In the event that me and Danushka might have batted longer it would have been an alternate story.”

Karunaratne said 232 was insufficient on a decent batting pitch.

“They could simply get singles and turn the strike,” he said. “Shai got a beginning and he batted well. We continued losing wickets in our innings.”

Pollard recognized the excusal of the Sri Lanka openers one after another with the absolute 105, and 112, which changed the course of the innings and the match. Angelo Mathews (5) followed at 119 and Nissanka (8) when Sri Lanka was 126-4.

50 years by Colorless Bandara lifted the Sri Lanka complete however he needed help. Dinesh Chandimal (12) and Lakshan Sandakan who was left 16 not out were the solitary other Sri Lanka batsmen to arrive at twofold figures.

“They were 100 without misfortune and we were taking a gander at a pursuit of 300,” Pollard said. “We thought we expected to up the power in the field. “They several wickets and it began the slide.”

Pollard commended Expectation’s game dominating innings.

“For us in white-ball cricket, Expectation is the person,” he said. “He’s been given a job and he gives us the establishment and others can bat around him.”

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