SL edge Indies to sweep ODI series

DM Monitoring

PALLEKELE: Angelo Mathews took four wickets to propel Sri Lanka to a six-run win over West Indies in the third One-day International on Sunday and a 3-0 series sweep.
Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 307 in 50 overs. Kusal Mendis top scored with 55 off 48 balls and Dhananjaya de Silva made a 47-ball 51. West Indies seam bowler Alzarri Joseph took 4-65.
The hosts restricted the West Indies to 301 for nine despite a late cameo from number seven Fabian Allen who hit 37 off 15 balls.
Shai Hope top scored for the West Indies with 72 off 88 balls. Fellow opener Sunil Ambris made a run-a-ball 60 and Nicholas Pooran scored 50. Mathews took 4-59 in 10 overs and was player of the match.
Lanka won the first ODI by one wicket and the second by 161 runs. The two teams will now play two Twenty20 internationals on Wed­nes­day and Friday in Pallekele.
A. Fernando c Hope b Joseph 29
D. Karunaratne c & b Chase 44
K. Perera c Hope b Pollard 44
K. Mendis c Pollard b Joseph 55
A. Mathews b Cottrell 12
D. de Silva c Pollard b Joseph 51
T. Perera c sub (R Powell) b Joseph 38
W. Hasaranga b Holder 16
I. Udana c Pollard b Holder 2
L. Sandakan run out (Hope/Holder) 0
N. Pradeep not out 0
EXTRAS (LB-9, W-7) 16
TOTAL (all out, 50 overs) 307
FALL OF WKTS: 1-60, 2-88, 3-177, 4-185, 5-214, 6-278, 7-293, 8-306, 9-306.
BOWLING: Cottrell 10-1-58-1, Holder 10-0-68-2 (3w), Jospeh 10-0-65-4 (4w), Chase 10-0-51-1, Walsh 3-0-20-0, Pollard 7-0-36-1.
S. Hope c Mendis b Udana 72
S. Ambris b Hasaranga 60
N. Pooran c sub (Shanaka) b Mathews 50
K. Pollard c Udana b Mathews 49
D. Bravo run out (K Perera/Karunaratne) 8
J. Holder c Mendis b Mathews 8
F. Allen c Mendis b Mathews 37
H. Walsh run out (sub-Shanaka/T Perera) 2
R. Chase run out (Hasaranga/T Perera) 0
A. Joseph not out 0
S. Cottrell not out 1
EXTRAS (B-3, LB-2, W-9) 14
TOTAL (for nine wkts, 50 overs) 301
FALL OF WKTS: 1-111, 2-171, 3-218, 4-240, 5-253, 6-275, 7-287, 8-294, 9-299.
BOWLING: Pradeep 4.3-1-22-0, T. Perera 7.3-0-54-0, Udana 10-0-76-1 (2w), Mathews 10-0-59-4 (1w), Sandakan 3-0-31-0 (1w), Hasaranga 10-0-41-1 (5w), De Silva 5-0-13-0.
RESULT: Sri Lanka beat West Indies by six runs.
SERIES: Sri Lanka won the three-match series 3-0.
UMPIRES: Raveendra Wimalasiri (Sri Lanka) and Paul Wilson (Australia).
TV UMPIRE: Marais Erasmus (South Africa).
MATCH REFEREE: Javagal Srinath (India).