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March 3, 2013
West Indies 74 for 4 (Kyshona Knight 24*, Kaushalya 2-13) beat Sri Lanka 73 for 8 (Munroe 2-10, Smartt 2-13) by six wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
West Indies completed a crushing victory over Sri Lanka in the second game of the Twenty20 series, winning by six wickets with 26 balls to spare at the R Premadasa. That puts West Indies 2-0 up with three to play.
Like in the first game, Sri Lanka chose to bat, and yet again their batsmen flopped. Their top-scorer was No. 9 Chamani Seneviratna with just 12, as they crawled to 73 for 8. That the innings included just two fours shows the dominance the West Indies' bowlers enjoyed. None of the bowlers' figures stood out though, the wickets shared among Tremayne Smartt, Shanel Daley, Subrina Munroe and Shemaine Campbelle.
None of the visitor's batsmen scored substantially either, but the tiny target meant a succession of cameos from the top order was enough. The only highlight of the match for Sri Lanka came from medium pacer Eshani Kaushalya, who was on a hat-trick in the second over of the chase, having bowled Deandra Dottin and Juliana Nero off consecutive deliveries.
The third T20 will be played at the same venue on March 5.
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