Sunday, April 1, 2007
Sri Lanka beat the West Indies by 113 runs in the Super 8 phase of the World Cup at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana.
This was a crucial game for the West Indies as they had already suffered defeat in both their previous Super 8 games, against Australia and New Zealand. Sri Lanka too had lost out to South Africa in their previous Super 8 encounter.
Toss: West Indies won, and elected to field first.
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Tharanga, 5.5 ov), 2-35 (Sangakkara, 8.4 ov), 3-218 (Jayasuriya, 38.4 ov), 4-251 (Jayawardene, 44.1 ov), 5-268 (Silva, 46.4 ov)
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Gayle, 5.2 ov), 2-40 (Bravo, 8.3 ov), 3-42 (Lara, 10.1 ov), 4-134 (Sarwan, 34.2 ov), 5-147 (Samuels, 35.6 ov), 6-148 (Smith, 36.4 ov), 7-158 (Ramdin, 38.1 ov), 8-173 (Chanderpaul, 41.2 ov), 9-187 (Taylor, 43.4 ov), 10-190 (Powell, 44.3 ov)
Sri Lanka: W U Tharanga, S T Jayasuriya, K C Sangakkara (wkt), D P M D Jayawardene (capt), L P C Silva, T M Dilshan, R P Arnold, C R D Fernando, W P U J C Vaas, S L Malinga, M Muralitharan
West Indies: C H Gayle, S Chanderpaul, R R Sarwan, M N Samuels, B C Lara (capt), D J Bravo, D Ramdin (wkt), D R Smith, D B Powell, J E Taylor, I D R BradshawPlayer of the match: S T Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
Umpires: M R Benson (England) and D J Harper (Australia)
TV umpire: S J A Taufel (Australia)
Match referee: J J Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire: S A Bucknor (West Indies)
== Sources ==
"30th Match, Super Eights: West Indies v Sri Lanka at Providence, Apr 1, 2007" — Cricinfo, April 1, 2007