West Indies clinch tight win in low-scorer
West Indies captain Merissa Aguilleira’s unbeaten 34 helped the team clinch a narrow two-wicket win off the last ball against Sri Lanka in the first of the three Twenty20s. In a match in which only four batsmen got into double-digits scores, Aguilleira’s innings turned out to be the difference.
Sri Lanka chose to bat, but were in trouble soon as they lost their top five with only 39 on the board. They struggled the most against Shakera Selman, who had figures of 2 for 14, and Shanel Daley, who didn’t get a wicket but gave away only 10 runs in her four overs. Only two of Sri Lanka’s batsmen – Eshani Kaushalya and Dilani Manodara – got into double figures and helped the team crawl to 87.Read more
Courtesy : www.espncricinfo.com
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