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SL win toss, Windies bat first in 2nd ODI

Colombo, Sri Lanka - West Indies have been asked to bat first after Sri Lanka won the toss in the 2nd ERI One-Day International at the Sinhalese Sports Club, on Thursday.

It is an overcast morning with the temperature at 23 Degrees Celsius. The outfield is also a bit damp from heavy rain all week.

Roach confident ahead of 2nd ODI

Colombo, Sri Lanka – The West Indies will be looking to go one-up when they face Sri Lanka in the 2nd ERI One-Day International at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Thursday.

The two sides had a wash-out in the series-opener on Monday and the second match becomes all-important. First ball in Thursday’s match is 9.30 am (12 midnight Eastern Caribbean Time/11 pm Wednesday Jamaica Time).

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Dwayne Bravo set to return on Thursday

Colombo, Sri Lanka – All-rounder Dwayne Bravo is available for the 2nd ERI One-Day International against Sri Lanka on Thursday, after being rested for the series-opener. The 27-year-old, who has made 107 ODI apperances for the West Indies, missed Monday’s opening match due to a slight knee niggle.

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Gibson full of praise for 'mature' Barath

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson has praised young opener Adrian Barath for his brilliant maiden One-Day International century on Monday.

Gibson described Barath’s stroke-filled 113 off 129 balls as “something special” and said the 20-year-old right-hander showed maturity beyond his years.

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Barath: I feel great!

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Adrian Barath played a special innings on Monday as he recorded his maiden One-Day International century against Sri Lanka in the 1st ODI at Sinhalese Sports Club.

He made a stroke-filled 113 from just 129 balls in just his sixth ODI innings as the Windies made 145-5 off their 50 overs, before rain washed out the match.


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