Sachithra Senanayake grabbed 4-46, while Laisth Malinga picked up 2-19 as Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 30 runs.
Brilliant batting and clinical bowling of Sachithra Senanayake and Milindha Siriwardena helped Sri Lanka to beat West Indies by 30 runs in the first T20 match at Pallekelle International Stadium on Monday night, Lasith Malinga states.
Having swept the test and one-day series, Sri Lanka posted a commanding total of 215 for three before bowling out West Indies for 185 to ensure they cannot lose the Twenty20 series.
Tillakaratne Dilshan (56) top-scored, adding 91 runs in an opening stand with Kusal Perera (40) to set the tone for the innings.
Dilshan (1,538) also overtook former captain Mahela Jayawardene (1,493) as Sri Lanka's highest scorer in Twenty20 Internationals.
After the openers departed, Shehan Jayasuriya chipped in with quick 36 runs to lay the platform for a big total.
Dinesh Chandimal (40 not out) and Angelo Mathews (37 not out) milked 84 runs in the last five overs to take their team past the 200-mark.