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Cricket team records: Sri lanka vs West Indies (Test-ODI-T20)

Sri lanka vs West Indies

Cricket team records: Sri lanka vs West Indies Test Match Records
  1. Sri lankans are known as “The Lions” in the cricketing world while west Indians are famous as “Windies”.
  2. A Ranatunga was leading the Sri Lankan team in its first test match against the west Indies. While RB Richardson led the Windies.
  3. First test match between the two sides was played in Moratuwa on 8th December 1993.
  4. Umpires for the match were KT Francis and TM Samarasinghe.
  5. M Jayawardena,Kumar Sangkarra and Muralitharan have always been prominent against Windies. On the other hand, Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo have always been exceptional. Courtney Walsh performed brilliantly in tests for Windies.
  6. Courtney Walsh of West Indies holds the record for taking 5 wickets in a test inning while giving just a run.
  7. 15 test matches have been played so far between the two countries.
  8. Winning ratio for the Sri Lankans is 40% while that for Windies is 20%.
  9. Sri lanka has scored 627-9 (dec.) in Colombo in Nov 2001 while highest score for WI is580-9 in Galle in Nov 2010.
  10. Highest individual score for WI player against Sri Lankans is 333 by Chris Gayle in Galle in 2010 while highest score by SL player is by HP Tillakaratne 204* in November 2001 in Colombo.
  11. Muttiah Muralitharan 8-46 in Kandy 2005 while CD Collymore took 7-57 in Kingston in 2003.
  12. CO Browne got four dismissals in St John’s in 1997 and H Jayawardena also had 4 dismissals in providence in 2008.
  13. Last test on 1-5 December, 2010 in Pallekelle. 
Cricket team records: Sri lanka vs West Indies ODI (One Day International) Records
  1. APB Tennekoon led Sri lanka. CH Lloyd captained West Indies cricket team.
  2. Venue for the first ODI was old Trafford Manchester.
  3. WL Budd and A Jepson were the umpires.
  4. M Jayawardena,Kumar Sangkarra and Muralitharan have always been prominent against Windies. On the other hand, Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo have always been exceptional. Courtney Walsh performed brilliantly in tests for Windies.
  5. 49 ODIs have been played between the two countries until now.
  6. With 56.6% matches won by West Indies cricket team.
  7. Highest windies score is 360-4 in Karachi in 1987, while that for Sri Lankan cricket team is 329 all out in Sharjah in 1995.
  8. Lowest Windies score is 80 while that of Sri lanka is 55.
  9. IV Richards made 181 for Windies in Karachi in 1987 while DA Gunawardena made 132 in Nairobi.
  10. R Maharoof took 6-14 in 2006 in Mumbai while C Walsh took 5-1 in Sharjah.
  11. RD Jacobs had 6 dismissals for Windies on 11 March 2011 in Colombo.
  12. Last ODI was on Feb 6 2011 in Colombo.

Cricket team records: Sri lanka vs West Indies T20 (Twenty-Twenty) Records

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