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Windies fielding in deciding T20I


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Windies fielding in deciding T20I
West Indies will field first in the deciding T20I against Sri Lanka. (File photo)

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COOLIDGE – West Indies will be fielding, after Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the final and deciding Twenty20 International of their three-match series in Antigua.

Windies made one change to their line-up for the contest at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, bringing in Rovman Powell to replace Fidel Edwards. The Sri Lankans are unchanged.

The series is level 1-1, after the Caribbean won the first match by four wickets this past Wednesday at the same venue, where the visitors bounced back to win the second match by 44 runs this past Friday.

Teams:

WEST INDIES: Kieron Pollard (captain), Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wicketkeeper), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Fabien Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy.

SRI LANKA: Angelo Mathews (captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Akila Dhananajaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan.

UMPIRES: Joel Wilson, Patrick Gustard.

TV UMPIRE: Gregory Brathwaite.

MATCH REFEREE: Sir Richie Richardson.

RESERVE UMPIRE: Nigel Duguid.

(AR)