11 Jun 2009

Sri Lankans beat Windies

11:35 am on 11 June 2009

The Sri Lankan cricketers have beaten the West Indies by 15 runs in their final pool match at the World Twenty20 in Nottingham.

Sri Lanka scored 192 for five with Sanath Jayasuriya hitting 81 from 47 balls.

The Windies responded with 177 for five with Dwayne Bravo top-scoring with 51.

Both sides had already qualified for the next stage of the tournament.

In their opening Super 8 matches Sri Lanka meet Pakistan and the West Indies play India.