At Sharjah, November 3. West Indies won by eight wickets. Toss: Sri Lanka. International debuts: D. P. Samaraweera; R. I. C. Holder.

The result being academic, Richardson rested and Haynes captained West Indies. He gave his spinners a full 20 overs, in which Harper picked up three Sri Lankan wickets. Though Haynes himself was bowled in the first over, Simmons led the team to victory with 11.2 overs to spare.

Man of the Match: P. V. Simmons.