Srilanka vs West Indies 1st ODI is scheduled to be played on 22nd February 2020 in Colombo. Sri lanka who have ups and downs in 2019 series against Pakistan and Australia are finally returning to their home to play 3 ODI series against West Indies.
On the other hand, West Indies who have good last 2019 series against Ireland where they clean sweep 3-0 against the Irish team.
Also, West Indies played warm up match against Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI in which they comfortably won the match. So they have shown the positive attitude in this tour so far. Well how will they perform all depends on the top batting order of the West Indies line up.
Srilanka have won 9 matches out of 12 played in their soil.
How to Watch Srilanka vs West Indies 1st ODI?
Well, Sony Six Sports HD channel will officially broadcast the live telecast of the first odi match between Srilanka vs West Indies. The match is schedule to begin at 10:00 am [GMT +5:00]. Hotstar App will also be telecasting the live action of Srilanka vs West Indies.
TV Channel to Watch Srilanka vs West Indies 1st ODI
TV channels – Star Sports, Sky Sports Cricket, SuperSport, Fox Sports, Sky Sport NZ, OSN Sports Cricket HD, Gazi TV
Last 5 Match Stats
SRI LANKA – L L W W
WWEST INDIES – W W W L L
Pitch and Weather Condition
We will see some clouds in the sky so, whoever wins the toss might want to bowl first.In the very venue, out of 6 matches played here, the average score is 250+ on this pitch. But it may be not the batting favorable pitch due to climate playing its part here. We know how West Indies bats, so we might witness very high scoring game in Srilanka vs West Indies 1st ODI match.
HEAD TO HEAD
|SL||330/7||beat||329/9||WI||23/11/16||Zimbabwe Tri-Nation Series|
|SL||165||lost to||227||WI||16/11/16||Zimbabwe Tri-Nation Series|
|SL||180/5||beat||206/9||WI||07/11/15||West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2015/16|
|SL||225/2||beat||214||WI||04/11/15||West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2015/16|
Match: SL vs WI, 1st ODI, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2020
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Toss: Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bowl
Time: 04:15 AM GMT
Venue: Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo
Umpires: Paul Wilson , Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Third Umpire: Marais Erasmus
Match Referee: Javagal Srinath
Sri Lanka Squad:
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep
Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Kumara
West Indies Squad:
Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell
Fabian Allen, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Brandon King
Stadium: Sinhalese Sports Club
Ends: Tennis Courts End, South End
Hosts to: Sinhalese Sports Club
Venue Scoring Pattern
Avg 1st inn score: 205
Avg 2nd inn score: 183
Highest Total: 343/5 (50 Ov) by PAK vs HK
Lowest Total: 38/10 (15.4 Ov) by ZIM vs SL
Highest Chased: 286/6 (49 Ov) by SL vs ZIM
Lowest Defended: 171/8 (36 Ov) by SL vs IND