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241dThe Bulletin by Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Tharanga powers SL to easy win

Upul Tharanga's ninth one-day century and his first against West Indies steered Sri Lanka to a convincing eight-wicket win and a 1-0 lead in the three-match one-day series

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Match Details

Toss

Sri Lanka , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00, Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

Match days

3 February 2011 (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Sri Lanka win by 8 wickets and go one up in the series, a convincing win made possible by Tharanga, unbeaten on 101. Thanks for being with us. On behalf of Manoj Ridimahaliyadda and Chaminda de Silva, this is Binoy George signing off. Do join us again on Sunday for the final ODI.

42.3
4
Miller to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away in the air over extra cover to the fence.

Two more fielders come inside the circle.

42.2
1
Miller to Tharanga, 1 run, cuts off the back foot.
42.1
1
Miller to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven on the front foot to the sweeper cover.

END OF OVER:
42 | 4 Runs | SL: 193/2 (4 runs required from 27 balls, RR: 4.59, RRR: 0.80)

  • WU Tharanga100 (142b)
  • DPMD Jayawardene43 (44b)
  • DJG Sammy9-0-42-0
41.6
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, plays behind point.
41.5
1
Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.
41.4
1lb
Sammy to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside and they scamper for a leg bye.
  • Tharanga powers SL to easy win

    Upul Tharanga's ninth one-day century and his first against West Indies steered Sri Lanka to a convincing eight-wicket win and a 1-0 lead in the three-match one-day series

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st32TM DilshanWU Tharanga
2nd70KC SangakkaraWU Tharanga
3rd97DPMD JayawardeneWU Tharanga