West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 1st match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

West Indies won by 6 wickets (with 73 balls remaining)

22.5

Roach to Mathews, 1 run, goes back awkwardly deep in the crease to knock a short of a length ball, that does not rise too much, to fine leg

Sri Lanka 106/3   AD Mathews 1* (1b)

23.1

Narine to Mathews, FOUR, quick length ball outside off, Mathews goes back and steers it to the vacant third man rope

23.2

Narine to Mathews, no run, tossed up full, pushed back

23.3

Narine to Mathews, no run, straightens on off stump now, he plays it late, softly defending off the front foot to the off side

23.4

Narine to Mathews, no run

23.5

Narine to Mathews, 2 runs, thick inside edge flies past backward short leg as Mathews nudges off the back foot

23.6

Narine to Mathews, no run, tossed up on middle and leg, defended to forward short leg

Sri Lanka 112/3   AD Mathews 7* (7b 1x4)

24.4

Roach to Mathews, no run, dropped, straight to Gayle at lone slip and straight out of his hands, good length ball bouncing outside off, Mathews pushing at it from deep in the crease, and getting away

24.5

Roach to Mathews, no run, behind the line this time to block a similar delivery

24.6

Roach to Mathews, FOUR, Roach overpitches now, and Mathews replies with a stinging drive past mid off

Sri Lanka 117/3   AD Mathews 11* (10b 2x4)

25.2

Narine to Mathews, 1 run

Sri Lanka 119/3   AD Mathews 12* (11b 2x4)

26.1

Roach to Mathews, FOUR, Roach angles it into the thigh pad, and Mathews hops to nudge it past the keeper

26.2

Roach to Mathews, no run, short and widish at 137.9 kph, Mathews is beaten on the cut by the pace and bounce

26.3

Roach to Mathews, 2 runs, pitches it full and wide, Mathews helps it over extra cover

26.4

Roach to Mathews, no run, good length ball, 139.3 kph, punched to extra cover

26.5

Roach to Mathews, no run, full on off stump, Mathews leans out to block

26.6

Roach to Mathews, no run, leading edge along the ground to extra cover, he tried to turn it to leg with the angle

Sri Lanka 125/3   AD Mathews 18* (17b 3x4)

27.2

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, loopy full toss patted to long on

Sri Lanka 127/3   AD Mathews 19* (18b 3x4)

28.1

Sammy to Mathews, no run, full on leg stump, pushed to midwicket

28.2

Sammy to Mathews, no run, drives without much timing to extra cover

28.3

Sammy to Mathews, no run, punches this length ball to the leg side but midwicket runs across and prevents the run

28.4

Sammy to Mathews, 2 runs, punched through covers for a couple

28.5

Sammy to Mathews, no run, stays in the crease and turns it straight to midwicket

28.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, leans forward to push a length ball around off to extra cover

Sri Lanka 136/3   AD Mathews 21* (24b 3x4)

29.2

Samuels to Mathews, no run, quicker and fuller, thick inside edge to short fine leg as he pushes forward

29.3

Samuels to Mathews, no run, stays back and steers against the slight turn to point

29.4

Samuels to Mathews, no run, turned to midwicket

29.5

Samuels to Mathews, no run, straighter one, quick again, punched off the back foot down the track

29.6

Samuels to Mathews, no run, that was fast, that zoomed through past Mathews' flail outside off, umpire Gould smiles at the bowler

Sri Lanka 137/3   AD Mathews 21* (29b 3x4)

30.2

Sammy to Mathews, 1 run, short outside off, he drags the pull off the toe end to deep midwicket

30.5

Sammy to Mathews, no run, hello, that was nasty from the medium-pacer, this short ball reared up at Mathews, who got himself in a tangle and crouched and fended at the same time, fell short of the keeper in front of the vacant slip cordon

30.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, pushed down the track

Sri Lanka 140/3   AD Mathews 22* (32b 3x4)

31.5

Samuels to Mathews, no run, nudged to square leg with the turn

31.6

Samuels to Mathews, no run, goes across in the crease to a fast offspinner but cannot work it away

Sri Lanka 141/4   AD Mathews 22* (34b 3x4)

33.1

Samuels to Mathews, 1 bye

Sri Lanka 146/4   AD Mathews 22* (35b 3x4)

34.1

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, knocks a full delivery to long on

34.4

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, comes in slightly from a length, pushed past midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 149/4   AD Mathews 24* (37b 3x4)

35.1

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 wide, floats it down the leg side first up

35.1

Rampaul to Mathews, no run, backs away to the leg side, leaves the crease, heaves at a short ball, and is beaten

35.2

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run, slower one straightening on off stump, softly pushed for a single to cover

35.4

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run

Sri Lanka 152/5   AD Mathews 26* (40b 3x4)

36.1

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, overpitched and angled down the pads, whipped to deep square

36.3

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 2 runs, slower one around off, turned in front of square leg, and they will come back for two

36.4

DJ Bravo to Mathews, no run, good length and skiddy on leg stump, turned to midwicket

36.5

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, slower full toss worked past midwicket

Sri Lanka 158/5   AD Mathews 30* (44b 3x4)

37.3

Rampaul to Mathews, no run, a slower length ball, he backs away to leg and stabs it to short third man, non-striker is half way out, and has to hurry back

37.4

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run, turned to fine leg

Sri Lanka 160/6   AD Mathews 31* (46b 3x4)

38.1

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, short ball not getting up much, he drags the pull out to deep midwicket

38.3

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, slower one on off and middle, nudged square

38.6

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, yet another slower one, Mathews pushes forward and it is in the air for quite a while as it goes down to long on

Sri Lanka 165/6   AD Mathews 34* (49b 3x4)

39.1

Narine to Mathews, no run, nudged to square leg

39.2

Narine to Mathews, 4 byes, goes hard at a reverse sweep, the offspinner turns in sharply and carries fine down the leg side

39.3

Narine to Mathews, no run, bouncing offspinner, defended down the pitch

39.4

Narine to Mathews, FOUR, goes back and punches a good length offspinner, there is no one sweeping on the off side

39.5

Narine to Mathews, no run, pitches it up now, defended off the front foot

39.6

Narine to Mathews, no run, spins in to middle and leg, he works it straight to backward square leg

Sri Lanka 173/6   AD Mathews 38* (55b 4x4)

41.2

Narine to Mathews, no run, defends a tossed up ball on off to midwicket

41.3

Narine to Mathews, 2 runs, moves across and nudges off the leg stump, fine leg gets around

41.4

Narine to Mathews, no run, pushes a good length ball to cover

41.5

Narine to Mathews, no run, works an offspinner straight to square leg

41.6

Narine to Mathews, 1 run, gets across outside off and paddles to fine leg to keep the strike

Sri Lanka 179/7   AD Mathews 41* (60b 4x4)

42.1

Rampaul to Mathews, FOUR, a tame short delivery first up and Mathews whacks a mishit pull to the deep midwicket boundary

42.2

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run, works a length ball off middle to deep midwicket

42.6

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run, backs away outside leg, Rampaul follows him with a short ball that does not rise much, Mathews gets it away to fine leg

Sri Lanka 188/7   AD Mathews 47* (63b 5x4)

43.1

Narine to Mathews, 1 run, tossed up full outside off, pushed wide of extra cover and he takes the single first ball

43.6

Narine to Mathews, no run, Mathews will be off strike, tries to cut but is beaten by a bouncing offspinner

Sri Lanka 190/7   AD Mathews 48* (65b 5x4)

44.5

Rampaul to Mathews, 1 run, length ball, he works to deep square leg for a single

Sri Lanka 192/8   AD Mathews 49* (66b 5x4)

45.1

Narine to Mathews, no run, pushes a full delivery to long on and refuses the single

45.2

Narine to Mathews, no run, nudges another full ball to square leg

45.3

Narine to Mathews, no run, quick and good length on off, blocked

45.4

Narine to Mathews, no run, straighter one on off stump, defended again

45.5

Narine to Mathews, no run, can't do anything with this one, turn and bounce, hits him and runs to short third man

45.6

Narine to Mathews, 1 run, keeps strikes and reaches fifty as he gets something on the paddle, he was dropped early on but has held his own amid all the wickets

Sri Lanka 193/8   AD Mathews 50* (72b 5x4)

46.1

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, works a full delivery to midwicket and gets off strike first ball

46.3

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run

46.5

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, now Mathews goes in the air over midwicket, but wide and short of Samuels again

Sri Lanka 198/8   AD Mathews 53* (75b 5x4)

47.1

Narine to Mathews, 1 run, sweeps from outside off stump, wide of deep square, but they are kept to one in the end

Sri Lanka 199/8   AD Mathews 54* (76b 5x4)

48.1

DJ Bravo to Mathews, 1 run, overpitched on the pads worked to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 208/9   AD Mathews 55* (77b 5x4)
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Jun 28, 2013

West Indies players take a break, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Kingston, June 28, 2013

West Indies players take a break

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Jun 28, 2013

Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo are all smiles after the win, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Kingston, June 28, 2013

Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo are all smiles after the win

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