Fernando Centurion Helped Sri Lanka Outclass Windies

Fernando Centurion Helped Sri Lanka Outclass Windies

Windies have won the toss and elected to bowl first up against Sri Lanka in the 39th match of ICC World Cup 2019 from Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street.

In the first inning Sri Lankan openers Dimuth Karunaratne along with him Kusal Perera provided them the solid start of the inning an opening stands of 93 runs.

Dimuth Karunaratne was with 32 runs while Kusal Perera was with with half century as knocked up 64 runs off just faced 51 balls including with 8, fours only.

While Avishka Fernando was the centurion of the match as scored up 104 runs off just faced 103 balls with the help of 9, fours and 2, sixes.

Kusal Mendis and Lahiru Thirimanne not out inning of 45 runs that helped the scored board at 338 runs with the lost of 6 wickets after 50 overs.

In the runs chase Windies openers Sunil Ambris failed to score as got out early on 5 runs as well as Shai Hope flopped with 5 runs.

Chris Gayle was going very fine but was unlucky as he got out on 35 runs off faced 48 deliveries.

Nicholas Pooran was in the spectacular form of batting as knocked up century 118 runs by faced 103 balls including with 11, fours and 4, sixes.

While Fabian Allen was with half century as scored up 51 runs that went close to the match but even not make into their favor as Windies was restricted at 315 runs with 9 wickets lost after played 50 overs.

Sri Lanka won by 23 runs as Sri Lanka back again in road to semi final while Windies already had been out of the CWC19 event.

Avishka Fernando was awarded the player of the match after scored up his magnificent century over Windies.


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