Bravo drives Windies victory

2015-11-11 19:53
Dwayne Bravo (AFP)

Colombo - Seam bowlers Dwayne Bravo and Ravi Rampaul shared seven wickets to propel West Indies to a 23-run victory over Sri Lanka in their second Twenty20 international on Wednesday and draw the two-match series 1-1.

West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first, posting 162 for six in their 20 overs. Denesh Ramdin made 34 not out, while Johnson Charles was out for 34.

Lasith Malinga and Milinda Siriwardana took two wickets each for Sri Lanka.

In reply, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 139 in the last ball of the match. Tillakaratne Dilshan made a second straight half-century and was out for 52.

Bravo returned the best bowling figures, with 4-28, while Rampaul had 3-20.

Read more on:    sri lanka  |  west indies  |  dwayne bravo  |  cricket

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Under fire Proteas coach Russell Domingo has blamed player workloads and fatigue as the reason for the national team's woeful showing in the Tri Series in the Caribbean. Your thoughts?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.