T20 WC: Sri Lanka knock out West Indies with 20-run win


Nov 05, 2021 03:19 pm    Views: 6280

T20 WC: Sri Lanka knock out West Indies with 20-run win

Sri Lanka signed off in style from the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 on Thursday with a comprehensive 20-run win over the defending champions West Indies in their final match of the Super 12 in Abu Dhabi.

The 2014 champions overcame a valiant 81 not out from Shimron Hetmyer and 46 from Nicholas Pooran to defend 190 at the Zyed International Stadium to finish fourth in Group 1 behind England, Australia and South Africa with 4 points.

Former Windies skipper Dwayne Bravo, who was playing his final international match for the West Indies, contributed with just 2 runs with the bat but took a wicket to finish with 78 in his 15-year career that included two T20 World Cup titles in 2012 and 2016.

Shimron Hetmyer waged a lone battle towards the end of the innings but the target was just too big for the Windies to even get close to on the night.

The win was Sri Lanka’s second in the main draw in an otherwise disappointing campaign for the young team under all-rounder Dasun Shanaka while the Windies failed to reach the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup for the first time in 10 years.

Earlier, Sri Lanka batters played with freedom and flair to set up a daunting 190-run target for the West Indies in the T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

The pitches in Abu Dhabi have proved to be the best across the three venues and in-form Pathum Nissanka (51 off 41) and Charith Asalanka (68 off 41) enjoyed batting on the surface, taking Sri Lanka to 189 for three with a 91-run stand.

Nissanka played some outrageous strokes en route his third half-century of the tournament.

If the switch hit was not bold enough, the opener walked way across the off stump to whip Ravi Rampaul towards backward square leg for a boundary. Asalanka too struck a sublime half-century and one of the highlights of his innings was a straight slog sweep off Dwayne Bravo for a six.

English News

President directs to import Molnupiravir antiviral COVID drug through SPC

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed State Minister of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana to take required

Views: 9    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

Three arrested over Kinniya ferry disaster

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the capsizing of a passenger ferry at the Kuringankerni lagoon

Views: 10    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Graduates recruited to public service to be made permanent

The government has decided to make the graduates who were recently recruited to the public service permanent and to pay

Views: 11    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Six including children dead after ferry capsizes in Kinniya

Six reported drowned and 11 others have sustained injuries after a ferry capsized in the Kuringankerni lagoon in Kinniya

Views: 24    Nov 23, 2021      Read More...

Gossips

Originals, her forte

Her velvety voice and proficiency in singing subtle variations would bring a tear to one’s eye. The inborn ability refined

Views: 11    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Yohani releases new single ‘Moving on’ via Red Bull Records

Sri Lanka’s viral sensation Yohani releases her single “Moving On.” Poised as one of the biggest rising artists out of Sri Lanka

Views: 13    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Bolywod News

Classical music boosts creativity

The former One Direction singer is one of the most popular names in the music industry, with his 2019 album Fine Line

Views: 11    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

More relaxed

Camila Cabello took a more relaxed approach when it came to making her third album Familia.

Views: 55    Nov 14, 2021      Read More...

Sinhala News

ffoksl wdidÈ;hska 714la

fï jkúg furg§ y÷kdf.k we;s iuia; wdidÈ;hska .Kk 561"059 olajd by< f.dia ;sfí'

Views: 12    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

fldúâ lr, .ek wjika ;SrKhla .kS

ckdêm;s f.daGdNh rdcmlaI uy;df.a m%Odk;ajfhka wo ^26& mej;s fldúâ u¾ok úfYaI lñgqfõ § jeo.;a

Views: 15    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

rdcH ks,OdÍkag ,nk jir i|yd b,lalhla

fï jkúg mdvq ,nk wdh;k 2022 jif¾ § ,dN ,nk wdh;k f,i mßj¾:kh lr.ekSu flfrys o ishÆ ks,OdÍkaf.a wjOdkh

Views: 13    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

ksljeráfha;a wNsryia .skakla - .Eia ldkaÿjla oehs iel

ksljeráh" lkafof.or m%foaYfha ksjil .skakla ygf.k ;sfnkjd' .skak ygf.k we;af;a ksjeishka f.dú;eka lghq;=

Views: 13    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

fmdÿck fmruqK iy ksoyia mlaIh md¾,sfïka;=fõ§ megf,hs

Y%S ,xld fmdÿck fmruqK iy Y%S ,xld ksoyia mla‍Ih wo Èkfhao md¾,sfïka;=fõ§ WKqiqï jdo újdoj, megÆKd'

Views: 12    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

;j;a md;d, idudðlfhl= fmd,sia fjä myßka ñhhhs

iÛjd ;snQ wdhqO fidhd.ekSug fmd,sia ks,OdÍka úiska /f.k .sh ;j;a md;d, l,a,s idudðlfhl= fmd,Sish

Views: 13    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

Sport News

Èuq;a" fgiaÜ l%slÜ f,dal jd¾;djla wNsih

Y%S ,xld fgiaÜ kdhl Èuq;a lreKdr;ak kj f,dal jd¾;djla wNshig meñK ;sfnkjd' ta" wLKavj jeäu fgiaÜ bksu

Views: 15    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

Y%S ,xldjg ,l=Kq 187l chla

Y%S ,xldj iy ixpdrl ngysr bka§h fldfoõ lKavdhu w;r mej;s m<uq fgiaÜ l%slÜ ;r.h ch .ekSug Y%S ,xld

Views: 15    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

ngysr bka§h fldfoõ lKavdhfï m<uq bksu ,l=Kq 230 lg iSudfjhs

ixpdrl ngysr bka§h fldfoõ lKavdhu iy Y%S ,xld lKavdhu w;r meje;afjk m<uq fgiaÜ l%slÜ ;r.fha isõjk Èkh wohs'

Views: 22    Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Politics

hymd,k kdhlh;a wo bkafka wdKavqfõ - ffu;%S

j¾;udkfha ;sfnk ishÆ m%Yakj,g hymd,k wdKavqj j.lsj hq;= njg we;euqka fpdaokd l<;a ta ish,a, §¾> ld,hla

Views: 59    Nov 17, 2021      Read More...

wms w;skao fkdúh hq;= foa isÿjqKd - wÆ;a .uklg wkqr ierfihs

ikakoaO foaYmd,k l%shdldrlï m%;slafIam lrñka ck;dj iuÛ tlaj kj foaYmd,k wr.,hlg m%úIagùug ck;d

Views: 75    Nov 14, 2021      Read More...

ysgmq ksfhdacH weu;s uq;=fyÜá.ug fudlo jqfka @

foaYmd,kfha ieu úgu l;dnyg ,lajk pß; jßkajr u;= jkjd' tjka tla pß;hla jQfha ysgmq ksfhdacH wud;Hjrfhl=

Views: 6332    Nov 06, 2021      Read More...

Gossips

Originals, her forte

Her velvety voice and proficiency in singing subtle variations would bring a tear to one’s eye. The inborn ability refined

Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Yohani releases new single ‘Moving on’ via Red Bull Records

Sri Lanka’s viral sensation Yohani releases her single “Moving On.” Poised as one of the biggest rising artists out of Sri Lanka

Nov 24, 2021      Read More...

Universal notes

The newly elected president of WMA, Rajitha Rupasinghe thinks that he has got the best Exco up to now. This does not specifically

Nov 14, 2021      Read More...

Short story

'''ch Y%S kjd;ek'''~ ;dkdhïm,a,df.a igyk

Tn;=udg u;l we;s óg udi yh y;lg WvÈ''' Èjhsfka iqm‍%lg wf,ú ióla‍IK wdh;khl ;reK .eyekq <uhs lKavdhula fï

Views: 6274    Dec 27, 2020      Read More...

t,a,kak o udj@

tal fjkak neß jevla fka ms‍%hdks''' ldf.;a ie,ß wod, tljqkaÜia j,g jeá,d kï Thdf. ú;rla fkdjeá ;sfhkak úÈhla kEfka''

Views: 6268    Dec 10, 2020      Read More...

iqj| bj lrk idxldj ßÿula

fïÔú; ld,h ;=<È wm úúOdldr jQ w;aoelSï ,nd we;af;uq' we;eï w;aoelSï i;=g b;sßlr we;' we;eï w;aoelSï

Views: 6276    Jan 12, 2020      Read More...

Gossips

wfma jhs*a,d ljod fïjd f;areï .kshso ukaod

ta ldf,a jf.a fkfjhs" oeka ldf,a ,f*dfgda IQÜ, lshkafka álla fjkia úÈfya f;audj,g flfrk tajd' b;ska ta úÈfya

Views: 31    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

wiyfklg fkfjhs uefiaÊ lf<a'' uu wjqreÿ 18 b|ka uevïg wdof¾ lrkjd' fld,af,da msiaiq jÜgk isysk fojÛk Tnhs

wfkdaud ckdoÍf.a úis;=re YÍr uQ¾;sh Èyd n,df.k ys; ß,elaia lr.kakd flfkla .ek" weh uqyqKq fmdf;a ;enQ igyk

Views: 47    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

wka;¾cd,fha ksrka;rfhkau l;dnyg ,la fjk wukaod ukd,shla f,i ieriqKq yeá

wukaod is,ajd lshkafka iudc udOH Tiafia jeämqr l;dnyg ,la fjk pß;j,ska tl pß;hla' ta úúO ú,dis;d ksid'

Views: 38    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...

iuyr wh uf.ka wykjd Thdg fudllao uykais fjkak ;sfhkafk Thdf. wïuhs ;d;a;hs ckm%sh whfka lsh,d

uu ldf,lg miqj wÆ;a .S;hla l<d' .S;fha ku ,l¿jrg nh yskaod,' .S;h ks¾udKh lr,d bjr jqKdg miqj ug ys;=Kd

Views: 35    Nov 26, 2021      Read More...