West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC), Feb 6, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 26 runs
6 February 2011 (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga b Benn 39 75 52 5 0 75.00
18.6 now this is against the run of play! Tharanga looks to defend the ball and gets an inside edge that trickles back onto the stumps and dislodges the bails 92/2
View dismissal TM Dilshan c †Baugh b DJ Bravo 30 34 28 2 1 107.14
8.2 and that's the wicket! Dilshan pays the price for aggression. He tries to cut a ball close to his body and gets a faint edge back to the keeper. Baugh makes no mistakes and takes the catch. Sanga will walk in now 54/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara*† b Benn 75 112 105 4 1 71.42
40.1 and Benn has his man as Sanga plays all over it and is yorked. The leg bail falls and now Sri Lanka are in a spot of bother 205/4
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Miller b Rampaul 44 59 51 2 0 86.27
37.6 and there is the mandatory wicket in the Powerplay! Jayawardene looks to pull it away and gets a top edge that flies high and is taken by Miller at short fine-leg 187/3
View dismissal CK Kapugedera b Benn 17 31 17 0 0 100.00
44.1 And Benn is spinning webs around the batsmen today as he turns one back in and beats the cut shot. It hits the off stump 227/6
View dismissal TT Samaraweera st †Baugh b Benn 4 9 7 0 0 57.14
42.1 fuller ball on the off stump. Samaraweera comes down the track and yorks himself as the ball evades the bat and hits the leg stump 216/5
View dismissal NLTC Perera c †Baugh b DJ Bravo 6 17 8 0 0 75.00
45.4 good length ball outside the off stump. Perera is looking to loft it away and gets an outside edge back to the keeper. Baugh holds on 239/7
AD Mathews not out 36 28 22 1 1 163.63
View dismissal HMRKB Herath run out (Miller) 2 6 4 0 0 50.00
46.5 Sammy to Mathews, and there's is the wicket with a superb piece of fielding. Mathews pushes it to long-on and sets off. Herath can't beat the throw from long-on by Miller and is run-out 244/8
View dismissal BAW Mendis run out (DJ Bravo) 8 13 6 1 0 133.33
49.6 DJ Bravo to Mathews, Mendis is run-out as he Mathews drives it back to the bowler and Mendis is backing up too far. Bravo collects the ball and whips the bails off 277/8
Extras (lb 7, w 9) 16
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs; 196 mins) 277 (5.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket R Rampaul 5 0 44 1 8.80 (2w)
37.6 to Jayawardene, and there is the mandatory wicket in the Powerplay! Jayawardene looks to pull it away and gets a top edge that flies high and is taken by Miller at short fine-leg 187/3
  DJG Sammy 10 1 61 0 6.10 (1w)
View wickets DJ Bravo 10 0 58 2 5.80 (2w)
8.2 to Dilshan, and that's the wicket! Dilshan pays the price for aggression. He tries to cut a ball close to his body and gets a faint edge back to the keeper. Baugh makes no mistakes and takes the catch. Sanga will walk in now 54/1
45.4 to Perera, good length ball outside the off stump. Perera is looking to loft it away and gets an outside edge back to the keeper. Baugh holds on 239/7
  CH Gayle 10 0 34 0 3.40 (3w)
View wickets SJ Benn 10 1 38 4 3.80 (1w)
18.6 to Tharanga, now this is against the run of play! Tharanga looks to defend the ball and gets an inside edge that trickles back onto the stumps and dislodges the bails 92/2
40.1 to Sangakkara, and Benn has his man as Sanga plays all over it and is yorked. The leg bail falls and now Sri Lanka are in a spot of bother 205/4
42.1 to Samaraweera, fuller ball on the off stump. Samaraweera comes down the track and yorks himself as the ball evades the bat and hits the leg stump 216/5
44.1 to Kapugedera, And Benn is spinning webs around the batsmen today as he turns one back in and beats the cut shot. It hits the off stump 227/6
  NO Miller 5 0 35 0 7.00
  West Indies innings (target: 278 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal CH Gayle b Fernando 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
0.1 and Gayle goes first ball as he looks to cut it and gets an inside edge that falls back onto the stumps. Superb start for Sri Lanka 0/1
View dismissal AB Barath c †Sangakkara b Perera 0 11 6 0 0 0.00
1.6 and the outswing does the trick as he forces Barath to edge it and Sanga has to dive to his right and take the catch 0/2
View dismissal DM Bravo lbw b Perera 79 130 91 9 1 86.81
31.2 fuller on the off stump and Bravo is beaten and it hits him on the knee roll and he has to go 155/5
View dismissal RR Sarwan lbw b Herath 51 96 66 3 1 77.27
24.3 and that's the wicket as he catches Sarwan right in front of the middle stump and it is a much needed wicket 125/3
View dismissal S Chanderpaul c Jayawardene b Mendis 3 4 5 0 0 60.00
25.2 good length ball outside the off stump. Chanderpaul is surprised by the bounce and gets an outside edge to first slip where Jayawardene takes the catch 128/4
View dismissal DJ Bravo c Perera b Fernando 32 54 42 0 2 76.19
39.1 now the slower ball and Bravo bites the bait. Bravo lofts it to long-on where Perera takes an easy catch 195/7
View dismissal DJG Sammy* c Mendis b Perera 3 3 2 0 0 150.00
31.6 and that's the wicket again! Sammy looks to loft it away and does not get the timing right as Mendis at midwicket takes the catch easily 159/6
View dismissal CS Baugh c Samaraweera b Mendis 49 77 54 4 0 90.74
48.4 short ball on the off stump. Baugh looks to pull it away and gets a top edge to Samaraweera at short fine-leg 251/9
View dismissal NO Miller c Mathews b Mendis 13 33 17 0 0 76.47
46.2 and there's the wicket. Finally Miller falls! He comes down the track to loft the ball away and gets an outside edge to short third-man. The match is firmly in Sri Lanka's grip now 236/8
View dismissal SJ Benn c Samaraweera b Mendis 6 13 10 1 0 60.00
48.6 and it's all over! Benn came down the track and looked to loft it away. He got a top edge that flies to Samaraweera at short third-man 251/10
R Rampaul not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 10) 15
  Total (all out; 49 overs; 216 mins) 251 (5.12 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets CRD Fernando 10 1 45 2 4.50 (2w)
0.1 to Gayle, and Gayle goes first ball as he looks to cut it and gets an inside edge that falls back onto the stumps. Superb start for Sri Lanka 0/1
39.1 to DJ Bravo, now the slower ball and Bravo bites the bait. Bravo lofts it to long-on where Perera takes an easy catch 195/7
View wickets NLTC Perera 9 2 36 3 4.00
1.6 to Barath, and the outswing does the trick as he forces Barath to edge it and Sanga has to dive to his right and take the catch 0/2
31.2 to DM Bravo, fuller on the off stump and Bravo is beaten and it hits him on the knee roll and he has to go 155/5
31.6 to Sammy, and that's the wicket again! Sammy looks to loft it away and does not get the timing right as Mendis at midwicket takes the catch easily 159/6
  AD Mathews 6 0 33 0 5.50 (2w)
View wickets BAW Mendis 10 1 46 4 4.60 (1w)
25.2 to Chanderpaul, good length ball outside the off stump. Chanderpaul is surprised by the bounce and gets an outside edge to first slip where Jayawardene takes the catch 128/4
46.2 to Miller, and there's the wicket. Finally Miller falls! He comes down the track to loft the ball away and gets an outside edge to short third-man. The match is firmly in Sri Lanka's grip now 236/8
48.4 to Baugh, short ball on the off stump. Baugh looks to pull it away and gets a top edge to Samaraweera at short fine-leg 251/9
48.6 to Benn, and it's all over! Benn came down the track and looked to loft it away. He got a top edge that flies to Samaraweera at short third-man 251/10
  CK Kapugedera 1 0 7 0 7.00 (1w)
  TM Dilshan 3 0 25 0 8.33
View wicket HMRKB Herath 10 0 54 1 5.40 (1w)
24.3 to Sarwan, and that's the wicket as he catches Sarwan right in front of the middle stump and it is a much needed wicket 125/3

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 2-0
Player of the match - KC Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series - WU Tharanga (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - EAR de Silva and BNJ Oxenford (Australia)
TV umpire - TH Wijewardene
Match referee - AJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve umpire - AG Dissanayake

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka innings
    • KC Sangakkara 50 in 87 mins off 88 balls, 2x4
    • West Indies innings
    • DM Bravo 50 in 77 mins off 56 balls, 7x4
    • RR Sarwan 50 in 87 mins off 63 balls, 3x4, 1x6
 
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