Lanka tastes defeat in T20 warm-up game; Victory for West Indies

Lanka tastes defeat in T20 warm-up game; Victory for West Indies

Lanka tastes defeat in T20 warm-up game; Victory for West Indies

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20 Mar, 2014 | 9:16 am

The West Indies clinched a 33 run over Sri Lanka in a warm-up game of the World T20 in Mirpur.

Batting first, the West Indies posted a total of 172 runs for the loss of five wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Opener Dwayne Smith top scored with 60 runs while Dwayne Bravo contributed with 43 runs.

Rangana Herath bagged two wickets for Sri Lanka while Ajantha Mendis , Seekuge Prasanna and Suranga Lakmal bagged a wicket each.

Chasing 173 runs for victory, Sri Lanka suffered an early blow and went on to lose wickets at regular intervals and were bundled out for 139 runs.

Tilakeratne Dilshan top scored for Sri Lanka with 43 runs.

Sunil Narine bagged four wickets for the West Indies while Dwayne Bravo picked up three wickets.

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