West Indies is currently on the tour of Sri Lanka to play 3 matches ODI and 2 matches T20I Sri Lanka vs West Indies bilateral series. After whitewashing the visitor’s team in the ODI series, Sri Lanka faced 25 runs defeat in the first T20 of the two matches series, on Sunday, at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. Meanwhile, during the first t20 match, Sri Lankan pacer showed his class to dismiss inform batsman Andre Russel.
It all happened when Andre Russel was smashing runs with bullet speed with the strike rate of 250+. However, he looked comfortable only until the veteran Lasith Malinga bowled a super yorker in the 16th over of the innings. It was a lighting-fast yorker from the Sri Lankan experienced bowler who known for his unorthodox action.
Before getting out Andre Russel scored 35 runs off just 14 balls with the strike rate of 250. He did so with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes. The video of the incident is making rounds on the internet platform. Here we are attaching the video of the same at the below of this article.
Short Summary of the Match (Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st ODI)
Earlier in the match, after winning the toss West Indies opted to bat first at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. Meanwhile, in the first innings, they managed to score 196-4 at the end of the 20 overs. From West Indies Lendl Simmons was the top scorer, who scored 67 off 51 balls.
In the reply, Sri Lanka could manage to score 171 before getting all out in the last over of the match. From Sri Lanka, only Kusal Perera looked comfortable bat on in the top order batting unit. Perera played a brilliant inning of 66 off just 38 balls but unable to take his team towards the victory. Oshane Thomas awarded with ‘Player of the Match’ for his beautiful spell 3-0-28-5.