Sports Desk- The first match of the three-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and West Indies (SLvWI Live Score) was played in Colombo. In this match, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted for bowling. Sri Lanka defeated the visiting team by 1 wicket in the first match.
Sri Lanka defeated the visiting team by 1 wicket in the first match. Batting first, West Indies gave Sri Lanka a target of 289 runs in 50 overs. Sri Lanka achieved this target by losing 9 in 49.1 overs.
Shai Hope scored a century of 115 runs for the West Indies. But Shai Hope could not win this innings to the team. Avishka Fernando (50), Dimuth Karunaratne (52), Kusal Perera (42) and Wanindu Hasaranga (42) led Sri Lanka to victory.
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Vanindu Hasranga, Isuru Udana, Lakhan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep Pradeep
West Indies Playing XI
Sunil Ambrose, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh, Chemo Paul, Alzetri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell