West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 1st match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

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

2.6

Roach to Tharanga, FOUR, the follow up ball is full outside off for the drive, Tharanga does not lunge at it, he opens the face and times it past point

Sri Lanka 8/0   WU Tharanga 4* (13b 1x4)   KAJ Roach 2-1-5-0

4.2

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela goes after this one, a step or two down and wants to launch this down the ground, not a clean hit by any means, but lots on it to clear mid off, Charles is after it, but his dive is not enough to save four, seems to have touched it

Sri Lanka 15/0   DPMD Jayawardene 10* (12b 1x4)   KAJ Roach 2.2-1-9-0

4.4

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, lovely, overpitched and Mahela uses the angle to will it between mid on and midwicket, elegance, balance, all that

Sri Lanka 19/0   DPMD Jayawardene 14* (14b 2x4)   KAJ Roach 2.4-1-13-0

5.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, too wide is Rampaul on the outswinger and Mahela crashes it to the deep cover boundary

Sri Lanka 24/0   DPMD Jayawardene 19* (17b 3x4)   R Rampaul 2.1-0-10-0

6.2

Roach to Tharanga, FOUR, another loose drive from Tharanga, thick edge eludes the cordon, past third slip's dive

Sri Lanka 30/0   WU Tharanga 9* (19b 2x4)   KAJ Roach 3.2-1-19-0

6.4

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, picture-perfect, Roach overpitches, Mahela eases forward, pings the deep extra cover rope and holds the followthrough

Sri Lanka 35/0   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (20b 4x4)   KAJ Roach 3.4-1-24-0

6.6

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, uncertain this time, but still picks up four more, hurried into him with the angle, he was late in coming forward, thick inside edge runs past short fine

Sri Lanka 39/0   DPMD Jayawardene 29* (22b 5x4)   KAJ Roach 4-1-28-0

9.4

Rampaul to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga is edging boundaries again, flays at an overpitched one from the crease, there is only one slip now, and Tharanga has four more through vacant second slip

Sri Lanka 50/0   WU Tharanga 18* (31b 3x4)   R Rampaul 4.4-0-20-0

15.4

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, FOUR, overpitched, further down the pads, and Mahela needs no more invitation, flicks to the right of short fine leg

Sri Lanka 77/1   DPMD Jayawardene 46* (43b 6x4)   DJ Bravo 2.4-0-16-1

17.2

Narine to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets to a fluent fifty with a reverse sweep to a tossed up overpitched ball outside off, wide of the slip

Sri Lanka 85/1   DPMD Jayawardene 52* (49b 7x4)   SP Narine 0.2-0-4-0

19.3

Narine to Chandimal, FOUR, fullish offspinner, he goes for the sweep and a top edge flies fine to the leg side boundary

Sri Lanka 91/2   LD Chandimal 4* (8b 1x4)   SP Narine 1.3-0-9-1

20.6

Sammy to Sangakkara, FOUR, wide one cut hard behind point, no stopping that

Sri Lanka 103/2   KC Sangakkara 17* (18b 1x4)   DJG Sammy 7-0-25-0

23.1

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

Sri Lanka 110/3   AD Mathews 5* (2b 1x4)   SP Narine 3.1-0-17-2

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)   KAJ Roach 6-1-35-0

26.1

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

Sri Lanka 123/3   AD Mathews 16* (12b 3x4)   KAJ Roach 6.1-1-39-0

32.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, FOUR, Thirimanne breaks free, stays around the crease and launches a good length ball over mid off

Sri Lanka 145/4   HDRL Thirimanne 5* (8b 1x4)   DJG Sammy 9.5-0-34-0

39.4

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

Sri Lanka 173/6   AD Mathews 38* (53b 4x4)   SP Narine 5.4-0-25-2

42.1

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

Sri Lanka 183/7   AD Mathews 45* (61b 5x4)   R Rampaul 8.1-0-32-2
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India won by 1 wicket (with 2 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain - Jul 9, 2013
India won by 81 runs (D/L method)
West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain - Jul 7-8, 2013
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West Indies v India at Port of Spain - Jul 5, 2013
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India v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Jul 2, 2013
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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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