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Sri Lanka into final’s of Tri Series

West Indies vs Sri Lanka, 5th Match ,Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo Nov 23, 2016 

Sri Lank moves into final with a 1 run victory over West Indies. Now Zimbabwe needs to beat West Indies with massive margin to make it place into the finals against Sri Lanka. What series we have seen so far earlier a tie of Zimbabwe and West Indies and now we have seen a breath taking match in which Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by just one run to fix its place into finals.

Sri Lanka posted big total on the board as top and middle order clicked de Silva 58, Dickwella and Kusal Mendis both scored 94 apiece missing out their hundreds but team managed to post a good score with tail enders scoring briskly. In reply West Indies had a good start were sailing in the game with a great knock of 148 by Evin Lewis who came out thrashing right from the start of the game and it kept them in the chase Wickets did go down to direct hits but he held one end and ensured West Indies had a great platform to push for the win.

Carlos pooled a 45-run stand with Holder but both chosen to play the risk free game and eventually ended up leaving it a bit too late. Brathwaite departed to Kulasekara who was remarkable with his yorkers. Holder batted through but could not get his team over the line in which was another last over finish for them. Sri Lanka has won the game by a minor margin.

Sri Lanka 330/7 50
West Indies 329/9 50
Sri Lanka won by 1 run
Kausal Mendis has been awarded the MAN OF THE MATCH

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