The 3rd and last match of the T20I series played yesterday between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua. In which West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets, with this win, West Indies also won this T20I series by 2-1.
Sri Lanka batted first after winning the toss, scored 131 runs after losing 4 wickets in 20 over. Sri Lanka started very badly, Danushka Gunathilaka and Pathum Nissanka came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone very quickly just in 10 runs, Danushka Gunathilaka dismissed just for 9 runs in 9 balls, next batsman Niroshan Dickwella came to bat, and he dismissed as a second wicket just for 4 runs in 6 balls, next batsman Dinesh Chandimal came to bat and handled the inning, the third wicket fell in 27 runs, Pathum Nissanka dismissed just for 5 runs in 13 balls after that Angelo Mathews came to bat and played well with Dinesh Chandimal, the fourth wicket fell in 46 runs, Angelo Mathews dismissed after scoring 11 runs in 11 balls, next batsman Ashen Bandara came to bat, and handled the inning with a half-century partnership with Dinesh Chandimal, both are played unbeaten inning, Dinesh Chandimal played a brilliant unbeaten half-century inning of 54 runs with the help of 3 boundaries in 46 balls, and Ashen Bandara also played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 44 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 3 boundaries in 35 balls. In this way, Australia batted first after winning the toss, scored 131 runs after losing 8 wickets in 20 overs, and set a target of 132 runs in front of West Indies.
West Indies ballers Fabian Allen, Kevin Sinclair, Jason Holder and Obed McCoy took 1-1 wickets.
West Indies chasing 143 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 7 wickets in 19 over and won the match by 7 wickets. West Indies started well, Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis came to start the inning and gave a good start, the first wicket fell in 37 runs, Evin Lewis dismissed after scoring 21 runs with the help of 1 six and 3 boundaries in 18 balls, next batsman Chris Gayle came to bat, and played well with Lendl Simmons, the second wicket fell in 54 runs, Lendl Simmons after scoring 26 runs with the help of 1 six and 3 boundaries in 18 balls, next batsman Kieron Pollard came to bat, he dismissed without scoring as third wicket, next batsman Nicholas Pooran came to bat, and played well with Chris Gayle, the fourth wicket fell in 75 runs, Chris Gayle dismissed after scoring 13 runs in 20 balls, next batsman Jason Holder came to bat, and played well with Nicholas Pooran, the fifth wicket fell in 95 runs, Nicholas Pooran dismissed for 23 runs in 18 balls, next batsman Rovman Powell came to bat, and he dismissed as a sixth wicket just for 7 runs in 8 balls, next batsman Dwayne Bravo came to bat, and he dismissed without scoring as seventh wicket, after that Fabian Allen came to bat, and lead the match to the victory with Jason Holder, Fabian Allen played an unbeaten brilliant quick inning of 21 runs with the help of 3 sixes in just 6 balls, and Jason Holder also played an unbeaten inning of 14 runs in 23 balls. In this way, West Indies chasing 132 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing 7 wickets in 19 over and won the match by 3 wickets, with this win, West Indies also won this T20I series by 2-1.
Sri Lankan bowlers Lakshan Sandakan took 3 wickets, Dushmantha Chameera, and Wanindu Hasaranga got 2-2 wickets.
West Indies batsman Fabian Allen selected for Man of the Match, he played an unbeaten brilliant quick inning of 21 runs with the help of 3 sixes in just 6 balls.