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Tuesday, 09 July 2013 - 8:14
Sangakkara, bowlers beat profligate WI
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Kumar Sangakkara played a stellar knock and contributed to Sri Lanka's victory over the West Indies in a rain curtailed match that lasted over two days.

 

Sangakkara smashed 90 off 95 balls, single-handedly taking Sri Lanka to 219 for 8 after they resumed from an overnight 60 for 3 in the fifth match of the tri-series. Rain continued to lash the Queen's Park Oval yesterday, reducing the contest to 41 overs a side.

 

The West Indies were set a revised target of 230 runs and they ended up with 190 for 9. A spirited 123-run partnership between Lendl Simmons 67 and Darren Bravo 70 went in vain.

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