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.
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.