Sri Lanka vs West Indies World Cup 2019
Cricket World Cup: Sri Lanka to draw full emphasis against the West Indies to stay in the semi-final race
Chester Lee Street. There has been a widespread rivalry in many teams to reach the semi-finals of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. One of these teams in Sri Lanka. To keep the semi-finals hopes alive for the Sri Lankan cricket team, the match to be played with the West Indies cricket team on Monday will be won in every situation.
The Sri Lankan team got a lot of confidence from the 20-run win over World Cup champions England, However, in the next match, he had to face defeat by nine wickets in South Africa’s hands.
In the 1996 champion Sri Lankan team tournament, he is now seventh on six points in seven matches. There are just two contests left by the captain of the team, Dimut Karunaratne. Apart from this, he has to rely on the results of the matches between England and Pakistan.
Two matches have been canceled so far in Sri Lanka in the tournament, while in one it has won under the Duckworth-Lewis Rule.
On the other hand, the World Champion West Indies Cricket team of 1975 and 1979 won only one of the tournament’s seven matches. The team is at number nine with three points.
Well, the West Indies team is already out of the tournament semi-final competition. However, the Caribbean team would surely want to win the match and break the hopes of reaching the semi-finals of Sri Lanka.
Making runs for Sri Lankan batsmen in front of the West Indies fast bowling attack will not be easy. The team has fast bowlers like Sheldon Cottrell, Oshana Thomas, and veteran Kemar Roach.
At the same time, if talking about batting, then the West Indies team has explosive batsmen like Chris Gayle, Shimron Heitmeyer, Shi Hope, and Carlos Brathwaite.
Both teams have faced defeat in their previous match. Where Sri Lanka was defeated by Sri Lanka, the West Indies lost the series by 125 runs to India.
ODI record almost at par:
In ODIs, both the teams have faced 56 times in a row, in which 25 Sri Lanka have won 25 times and West Indies have won 28 times.