New Delhi: West Indies beat Sri Lanka (West Indies vs Sri Lanka) by five wickets in the second match of the three-match ODI series. With this victory, the West Indies have taken a 2–0 lead in this series. After winning this match, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has done a heart-winning job.
West Indies won the match
In the second match of the series against Sri Lanka, West Indies registered a stunning victory by 5 wickets. After winning the toss in this match, the West Indies team invited Sri Lanka to bat. Sri Lanka made a score of 273 runs losing 8 wickets in their 50 overs. In response, the West Indies team won the match by 5 wickets with two balls remaining.
Evin Lewis hit a century
Chasing 274 runs by Sri Lanka, the West Indies team got off to a great start by their openers Evin Lewis and Shai Hope. Louis scored a brilliant century of 103 runs, while Hope also scored 84 runs. The two shared a 192-run partnership for the first wicket. Apart from this, Nicholas Pooran gave his team victory by playing an unbeaten innings of 35 runs.
Pollard won heart
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard won everyone’s heart after the match. Pollard dedicated his uncle after winning this series. In fact, Pollard’s Uncle Steven had passed before the match against Sri Lanka. Pollard said after the match, ‘We have won the series. Every match is very important, we will try to win the series 3–0. Today is the toughest day in cricket for me as a person. Because of the person I am playing cricket with today, the same Uncle Steven died this morning. I dedicate this series victory to you.