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SL won by 39 runs (D/L method) | West Indies Vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 5th ODI Match

That is all from us here. Join us for the final league game between India and Sri Lanka. Lets hope that the rain stays away. Bye Bye!
Presentation Quotes:
Sangakkara: 'The wicket was spongy yesterday and I had to be patient. I hung in there and I managed to slog away towards the end. The wicket was better today and scoring runs was easier. I rebuilt the innings and I had good support from Thirimanne, Mathews, Kulasekara and Senanayake. With the extra fielder in, it gives the bowlers less options and the advantage is firmly with the batsman.'
Kumar Sangakkara is the MoM for his unbeaten knock of 90.
Mathews: 'The guys showed a lot of character. There was some grass on the wicket and we had to get the runs. Sangakkara batted superbly and he held the innings together. We had a small team talk and with D/L rules, batting first is a disadvantage. The rain delays were frustrating but I am glad that we put the runs on the board. It feels good to be contributing to the team's cause.'
Pollard: 'We undid all the work we did yesterday. We did not bowl well. We had to bowl according to the plans but we did not execute it well. We conceded 30 plus extras and it is unacceptable. Simmons and Bravo got us back into the game after a poor start. But, the poor start put us behind the eight ball. Most batsmen, including myself, have not batted well.'
West Indies started off very slowly as Eranga and Mathews bowled with discipline. However, a 123 run stand between Simmons and Darren Bravo gave West Indies some hope with both batsmen notching up gritty half centuries. However, with their departures, West Indies fell behind but they ensured Sri Lanka did not concede the bonus point. Mathews was the star for Sri Lanka with 4/29 as his team performed admirably. Stay tuned for the presentation.
This win has kept the competition wide open. India will have to win over Sri Lanka so that they can qualify for the finals. Sri Lanka are more or less through to the finals but they will look to ensure that they do not slip up in a big way against India. West Indies will have to hope that India do not go past their net run-rate so that they can qualify for the finals.
End of over 41, 6 runs (4 . 1 . 1 . )
WI: 190/9
Kemar Roach - 8(11) This over: 5 runs
Tino Best - 5(11) This over: 1 runs
Sachithra Senanayake
(9.0 - 0 - 41 - 0)
40.6 Sachithra Senanayake to Kemar Roach 0
no run, Sri Lanka win, flighted delivery and given a bit more air outside off, Roach looks to slap it through cover but misses it, finally, this two day ODI has finally finished
40.5 Sachithra Senanayake to Tino Best 1
1 run, tossed up delivery just outside off, Best shimmies down the track and nurdles it to short mid wicket
40.4 Sachithra Senanayake to Tino Best 0
no run, Best skips down the track and Senanayake bowls it quicker and close to the off stump, Best adjusts and defends it
40.3 Sachithra Senanayake to Kemar Roach 1
1 run, short delivery that stays a bit low just outside off, Roach pulls it to deep mid wicket
40.2 Sachithra Senanayake to Kemar Roach 0
no run, flatter delivery just outside off, Roach defends it
40.1 Sachithra Senanayake to Kemar Roach 4
FOUR, flat and short delivery on middle stump, Roach sizes it up and thwacks it to deep mid wicket, one bounce over the ropes
Sachithra Senanayake [8.0-0-35-0] is back into the attack

Match details

Toss : West Indies won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Nigel Llong (England) and Joel S Wilson (West Indies)

TV umpire : Peter Nero (West Indies)

Match referee : Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

Teams

West Indies : Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles(wk), Devon Smith, Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard(c), Darren Sammy, Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Tino Best.

Sri Lanka : Mahela Jayawardene, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara(wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Shaminda Eranga.

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