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Windies lose ODI series

A century from Marlon Samuels was not enough to save West Indies from defeat in the third and final One Day International against Sri Lanka, as the hosts went on to win the overall series.

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 19 runs at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, in a match that was reduced to 36 overs per side because of rain.

Samuels made 110 not out, which included 15 fours and a six under light, to win the man of the match award.


Samuels 110 not out earned him the man of the match award

West Indies batted first and made 206-9 off 36 overs.  Sri Lanka were set a target of 190 off 36 overs under the Duckworth/Lewis method.

They reached 180-5 off 32.3 overs and were declared winners by 19 runs when another rain interruption brought the match to an end.

Source: PR

5 Responses to Windies lose ODI series

  1. Violeta Patricia Piggott
    Violeta Patricia Piggott November 7, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    No surprise to me Well done Samuels

  2. Alwin Ellis
    Alwin Ellis November 7, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Who did not expect this

  3. Thomas Katt
    Thomas Katt November 7, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    For the Worst Indies, it’s just business as usual

  4. Eddie Forde November 8, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    You tend to expect these results from WI these days. Every other Cricket playing country seem to be improving except us. We did not have the right squad in the first place. The selectors have cut off their noses to spite their faces.Every other country pick their best players, we do not. Dwayne Bravo and Pollard should have been playig in the 50 over games.Fletcher and Charles are not up to international standard. Bring back Dwayne Smith, he would have done a better job as opener.

  5. Ricardo November 9, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    Seriously , dwayne smith? You really dont watch cricket…


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