Sri Lanka vs West Indies Live Score, World Cup 2019(Reuters)
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Live Score, World Cup 2019(Reuters)

Sri Lanka vs West Indies Highlights, World Cup 2019: Pooran’s ton in vain as Sri Lanka win by 23 runs

Highlights: Sri Lanka win by 23 runs. Nicholas Pooran was dismissed by Angelo Mathews as he edged a delivery to the keeper. He was dismissed for 114. West Indies suffered three game changing run outs, while Lasith Malinga picked up three wickets. Fabian Allen scored a brilliant half century but was a victim of one of the run outs. Earlier, Sri Lanka posted 338/8 in 50 overs with Avishka Fernando scoring his maiden ton.

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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 11:35 PM IST
23:30 hrs IST

Sri Lanka win by 23 runs

Pooran’s wicket had set the tone and eventually the result was sealed. Sri Lanka win by 23 runs and West Indies fail to pick up a consolation win.

23:25 hrs IST

Malinga strikes!

Lasith Malinga trapped Oshane Thomas. The umpire did not give it out, but DRS came to Sri Lanka’s aid. Sri Lanka a wicket away from the win.

23:17 hrs IST

Mathews strikes!

Angelo Mathews takes a wicket first ball, bowling for the first time since Dec 2017. Pooran gets an outside edge and is caught behind the stumps. WI 308/8 in 47.1 overs

23:11 hrs IST

300 up for West Indies

West Indies bring up their 300-run mark. Still need 39 runs to win in 23 balls.

22:59 hrs IST

RUN OUT! And a hundred

Fabian Allen brings up his half century in 30 balls. And then a horrible mix-up sees Allen getting run out, in an attempt to save Pooran, who is batting on 99. WI 282/7. Nicholas Pooran brings up his maiden ton. WI 284/7 in 44.2 overs

22:38 hrs IST

Windies can dream again

West Indies have crossed the 250-run mark now with Pooran closing in on his hundred. 40 overs gone, WI 250/6

22:07 hrs IST


Isuru Udana gets a lucky break as Carlos Brathwaite gets run out. Pooran hits a straight drive, Udana gets a brush off the finger and the ball knocked down the bails. Brathwaite was out of the crease. WI 191/6

22:00 hrs IST


Nicholas Pooran brings up his half century with a maximum. Fantastic shot, and Windies would want him to stay for long. WI 177/5 in 32.5 overs

21:34 hrs IST


Jason Holder mistimes a shot straight to a fielder at mid-on. Vandersay gets the skipper. Windies five down for 145.

21:28 hrs IST

Fifty partnership

Pooran pulls a short one from Vandersay for a boundary through midwicket. Brings up 50 run partnership with Holder.

21:19 hrs IST

Partnership building

A partnership is building between Nicholas Pooran and Jason Holder, which has reignited West Indies’ chase. The duo need to stick around for a long time though.

20:57 hrs IST

Hetmyer departs

Pressure...pressure, Hetmyer was going no where with his innings, he taps a ball to point and takes off, there is no run there and Sri Lanka have been on point all day. The stumps are broken at the striker’s end and the left-hander hangs his head and leaves the scene.

20:39 hrs IST

Gayle gone

Chris Gayle tries to go for back to back sixes, but he has top edged it. The ball goes straight to the fielder. Kasun Rajitha celebrates. WI 71/3 in 15.2 overs

20:24 hrs IST

50 up for Windies

West Indies have crossed the 50-run mark with Chris Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer still in the middle.

19:54 hrs IST


Shai Hope has been undone by a slow one from Lasith Malinga. Banged in short, and Hope just slammed it hard on the stumps. WI 22/2

19:41 hrs IST


Lasith Malinga strikes early as Sunil Ambris edges one to the keeper behind the stumps. Early blow for Windies. WI 12/1 in 2.2 overs

19:30 hrs IST

Chase begins

Chris Gayle and Sunil Ambris are out to open the innings for West Indies in 339-run chase. Lasith Malinga starts off with the new ball.

19:00 hrs IST

End of innings

11 runs in the final over and Sri Lanka finish with 338/6 in 50 overs. West Indies need 339 to win.

18:54 hrs IST

Udana departs

Oshane Thomas gets a wicket as Isuru Udana holes out to the fielder at long-off. Sri Lanka are 327/6 in 49 overs

18:45 hrs IST

Fernando departs

Fernando has been caught after playing a brilliant innings. He is caught by Fabian Allen and Sheldon Cottrell strikes. SL 314/5

18:42 hrs IST


Fernando takes a double and brings up his hundred. Fantastic innings from him and he becomes three young Sri Lankan to take a World cup ton.

18:37 hrs IST

300 up for Sri Lanka

FOUR! Fernando flicks a boundary and brings up 300 for Sri Lanka.

18:29 hrs IST


But it’s a no ball. Thirimanne flicked it straight to Hetmyer at short midwicket. Not only it will be not a wicket, Sri Lanka also get a free hit.

18:04 hrs IST

Mathews departs

Jason Holder bowls in a yorker and Angelo Mathews has been cleaned up. Sri Lanka are four down for 247.

17:40 IST

What you missed so far

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Kusal Mendis has been dismissed.

Avishka Fernando has scored a fifty.

Sri Lanka have crossed the 200-run mark.

35 overs gone, Sri Lanka are 209/3

16:50 hrs IST

Good partnership building

We have a good partnership building at the moment between Kusal Mendis and Avishaka Fernando who have added 37 runs together. 23.3 overs gone, SL are 141/2

16:00 hrs IST


Kusal Perera has been run out for 64. Unnecessary running between the wickets. There was no need for this and a fine innings comes to an end.

15:40 hrs IST


Kusal Perera brings up his half century in no time.

15:30 hrs IST

Good partnership

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera built a 93-run partnership before the skipper was dismissed by Jason Holder.

14:40 hrs IST

Playing XI

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(w), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Malinga

West Indies (Playing XI): Chris Gayle, Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope(w), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel

14:30 hrs IST


West Indies win toss, elect to bowl.

14:29 hrs IST

Pitch report

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