West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Live Cricket Score, WI v SL, 2021
West Indies and Sri Lanka will play the 1st T20 International (T20I) match on March 04 at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua; the game starts at 10:00 PM GMT. In the previous series, West Indies beat Sri Lanka in both T20 games but overall records still in favor of Sri Lanka but having home advantage and the presence of players like Pollard and Pooran, this twenty20 series will be challenging for the visitors. Here is the head to head records between WI and SL:
- Overall Matches: 11
- Sri Lanka Won: 6
- West Indies Won: 5
Angelo Mathews has been appointed as Sri Lanka’s stand-in captain for the T20I series in the West Indies. Mathews steps in for Dasun Shanaka whose travel plans stand delayed owing to visa issues (He lost his previous passport, which had a valid visa for the USA stamped on it). Shanaka was newly appointed the captain of Sri Lankan team for the series but was unable to travel with the team to Caribbean. He will join the side once the visa issues are resolved.
TV Guide: Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Sri Lanka cricket team’s tour of West Indies on ESPN+. UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has signed a five-year deal for exclusive rights to all of the West Indies cricket team’s home matches, with an agreement to show all men’s and women’s domestic and international cricket from West Indies.
For New Zealand audience’s, SKY Sport NZ is the official broadcaster, they can tune to SKY for the live coverage of series. Cricket West Indies (CWI) has signed with Sky New Zealand for the exclusive live coverage to all West Indies home matches played in the Caribbean. The agreement includes both television and digital rights that means Sky Sport New Zealand including its Sky Go mobile app and Sky Now app will offer live coverage and highlights of televised West Indies home series.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) signed four-year broadcast rights agreement with SuperSport securing the rights to West Indies Cricket until the end of 2024 in sub-Saharan Africa. SuperSport to provide exclusive live coverage of all West Indies international home matches and domestic tournaments played in the Caribbean on television and their digital platforms.
FanCode to exclusively live stream all the cricket matches from the three-match T20 International and three-match one-day international (ODI) and two-match test series between Sri Lanka and West Indies in India.
United Kingdom: BT Sport
United States: ESPN+
Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
Caribbean: Flow Sports
Sri Lanka v West Indies 1st T20 Live Cricket Score, SL vs WI, 2021
West Indies won by 4 wickets
|Dates||March 04, 2021|
|Match||Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st T20I|
|Venue||Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua|
|Time||03:30 AM IST, 10:00 PM GMT, 06:00 PM LOCAL|
|TV Listings||Sri Lanka v West Indies 2021 TV Listings|
|Tournament||Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 2021|
|Head to Head
||Matches – 11, SL Won – 6, WI Won – 5|
||West Indies is favourite to win|
|Toss||West Indies chose to bowl first|
|SL Playing XI||Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Ashen Bandara, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep|
|WI Playing XI||Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards|
|Result||West Indies won by 4 wickets|
West Indies T20I Squad: Kieron Pollard (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Fabian Allen Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Rovman Powell, Lendl Simmons, Kevin Sinclair
Sri Lanka T20I Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilake, Akila Dananajaya, Pathum Nissanka, Ashen Bandara, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (captain), Niroshan Dickwella, Thisara Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal
Match Official: 1st CG Insurance T20I at CCG
- On field umpires: Gregory Brathwaite, Nigel Duguid
- Television umpire: Leslie Reifer Jr.
- Fourth umpire: Patrick Gustard
- Match referee: Sir Richie Richardson
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