|Sri Lanka beat West Indies in warm-up match|
Sri Lanka beat West Indies in warm-up match…
Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by nine wickets in the first warm up game of the national team ahead of the upcoming World Cup T20 2012.
West Indies who batted first scored 132 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in their 20 overs.
Mahela Jayawardene(57) and Tillakaratne Dilshan(50 not out) hit half-centuries as hosts Sri Lanka prepared for the World T20 with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies.
Sri Lanka Skipper Jayawardene (57 not out) and opener Dilshan (50 not out) put on 103 for the second-wicket to help their team achieve a 133-run target with 26 balls to spare in a warm-up match in Colombo,Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s new found power hitter, Dilshan Munaweera scored 24 runs from 22 balls with five boundaries.
The Sri Lankan captain smashed two sixes and six fours in his 35-ball knock while Dilshan’s 38-ball innings contained one six and five boundaries.
Johnson Charles (30), Darren Bravo (29) and Kieron Pollard (28 not out) were the main scorers for the West Indies, who rested star opener Chris Gayle.
Nuwan Kulasekera captured 2 wickets by conceding 35 runs in his 4 overs.
This is the first warm up game for both teams ahead of the T20 world cup 2012 which will run from September 18 to October 7.