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WI v SL, 2nd ODI, Match Report
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Matches - Reports Monday, 07 February 2011 23:46
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2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v West Indies (Winner: SL)

WI 203 (DM Bravo 39, DJ Bravo 39, L Malinga 3/30, M Murlidharan 2/42) lost to SL 199 (U Tharanga 101*, M Jayawardene 48, R Rampaul 1/27, DJ Bravo 1/29) by 8 wickets with 27 balls remaining(D/L method).

   Match Scorecard  
Man of the Match : U Tharanga Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo (3 Feb,2011)

West Indies got off to a steady start before two quick wickets saw them stumble to 45/2 after 11 with COW of 47%. Darren Bravo set about recovery first with Sarwan and then with Dwayne Bravo but SL kept picking up wickets and WIndies inning never gained any momentum as the big guns failed to fire and they were all out for 203 with COW of 42%. Sri Lanka lost Dilshan early but Tharanga and Sangakkara batted with caution and when rains threatened they opened up to keep ahead of D/L. When Sangakarra fell SL were 104/2 after 26 with COW of 57% and SL were firmly in control. Tharanga went on to score a century in Jayawardene’s company as SL coasted home with 8 wickets in hand and 7.5 overs to spare.

  First Inns (West Indies) - 50 Overs Maximum  
arrow 9 Overs: WI 41/0 SL 51% West Indies start was solid with Barath
      providing the stability and Gayle providing the pyrotechnics. West Indies chances did not change during this period.
arrow 24 Overs: WI 88/2 SL 53% West Indies lost the openers in quick
      succession which meant that the middle order was forced to consolidate. West Indies chances decreased by 2% during this period.
arrow 37 Overs: WI 150/5 SL 55% West Indies lost further wickets as the
      middle order too, failed to do their job. West Indies chances decreased by 2% during this period.
arrow 50 Overs: WI 203/10 SL 58% The batting powerplay backfired
      miserably for West Indies as they scored only 16 runs from it, ending with a mediocre total . West Indies chances decreased by 3% during this period.
  Second Inns (Sri Lanka: Target 197) - 47 Overs Maximum  
arrow 10 Overs: SL 33/1 SL 56% Sri Lanka’s start was not much to
      talk about, as they prodded along slowly . Sri Lanka’s chances decreased by 2% during this period.
arrow 21 Overs: SL 79/1 SL 58% The 2nd wicket partnership was going
      along fruitfully for Sri Lanka as they proceeded on their way to the target. Sri Lanka’s chances increased by 2% during this period.
arrow 32 Overs: SL 130/2 SL 57% Sri Lanka had plenty of wickets in hand,
      however it was only some tight bowling that kept West Indies in the game. Sri Lanka’s chances decreased by 1% during this period.
arrow 42.3 Overs: SL 199/2 SL 100% Sri Lanka accelerated , getting to the
      target quickly,Upul Tharanga got his century, and we finally get a result in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (D/L method).

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