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Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Angelo Mathews takes four wickets as hosts beat Windies to sweep ODI series 3-0

  • The Associated Press
  • March 1st, 2020
  • 23:42:05 IST

Pallekele: Angelo Mathews took four wickets to propel Sri Lanka to a six-run win over West Indies in the third one-day international on Sunday and a 3-0 series sweep.

Angelo Mathews celebrates after taking a wicket in Sri Lanka's match against West Indies. AP

Angelo Mathews celebrates after taking a wicket in Sri Lanka's match against West Indies. AP

Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 307 in 50 overs. Kusal Mendis top-scored with 55 off 48 balls and Dhananjaya de Silva made a 47-ball 51. West Indies in reply narrowly fell short at 301-9.

West Indies seam bowler Alzarri Joseph took 4-65.

Shai Hope top-scored for the West Indies with 72 off 88 balls. Fellow opener Sunil Ambris made a run-a-ball 60 and Nicholas Pooran scored 50. Mathews took 4-59 in 10 overs and was player of the match.

Sri Lanka won the first ODI by one wicket and the second by 161 runs.

Updated Date: March 01, 2020 23:42:05 IST

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