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Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • Test

    Australia need only a draw to become the world' No. 1 ranked Test team, but they must contend with overseas inconsistency, a green pitch, and a Brendon McCullum farewell

  • Gayle fit for South Africa, hails Fletcher's knock

    Andre Fletcher's Man-of-the-Match performance against Sri Lanka won the praise of the man he replaced as opener, Chris Gayle

  • Andre Fletcher powers West Indies to second-straight win

    Andre Fletcher, playing in his first T20I in three months, thumped a 64-ball 83 to help West Indies beat Sri Lanka, by seven wickets, to register their second-straight win at the World T20 played in Bangalore on Sunday.

  • Big Benn shows his big value

    He did not finish with the bag of wickets to show for his efforts, but West Indies' left-arm spinner played a vital role in ensuring there was no way back for Sri Lanka

  • How Sri Lanka outsmarted Gayle

    The crowd chanted. They only wanted to see one man. Their 'hometown' hero. But Sri Lanka had some cunning plans up their sleeve

Spin to the fore

3

Instances of three spinners each bowling four overs in a T20I match and going at less than 3.5 an over

WI spin on top

3.12

ER for West Indies' spinners in this game, their best in a T20I in which they've bowled at least five overs

Sri Lanka's poor starts

4

Instances of Sri Lanka losing five for fewer than 47 in T20Is. Their worst is 21 for 5, against India in Visakhapatnam last month

Advantage Sri Lanka

6-2

Sri Lanka's T20I record against West Indies; in WT20 matches, they lead 5-1

High-scoring venue

189

The average 20-over score for teams batting first in the last two seasons of IPL in Bangalore. But teams batting first have a 5-6 win-loss record during this period

Dilshan on a roll

158

Runs scored by Dilshan without being dismissed in his last two T20I innings: 75* v Pak, 83* v Afg, both off 56 balls

Dilshan's fav opponents

55.66

Dilshan's T20I average v WI - he has scored 334 runs in 8 innings, at a SR of 144; in WT20s, he averages 56.50 at a SR of 145 in 6 innings