West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2020-21 – 3rd T20I

West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2020-21

3rd T20I:

Third and final but deciding T20I of 3 T20I matches between West Indies and Sri Lanka is going to be played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua on March 7th 2021.

Sri Lanka Tour of West Indies History:

The teams completed 13 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 6 times, whereas the opponent won 7 times. 

The biggest consecutive winning streak for the West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 5 T20Is between 2015 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for the West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 5 T20Is from 2015 to 2021.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 4 T20Is between 2009 to 2012.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 4 T20Is from 2009 to 2012.

Last 5 (completed) match results of the West Indies against Sri Lanka are LWWWW.

West Indies Backyard:

On the soil of West Indies, the teams faced each other just thrice. The home side won once and lost twice.

The most consecutive winning streak for the West Indies team against Sri Lanka in the West Indies was 1 T20Is in 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for the West Indies team against Sri Lanka in  theWest Indies was 1 T20Is in 2021.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in the West Indies was 1 T20Is between 2012 to 2021 and in 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in the West Indies was 1 T20Is from 2012 to 2021 and in 2021.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against Sri Lanka in West Indies are LWL – -.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20I series 2020-21 – 2nd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the tenth rank (West Indies) and ninth rank (Sri Lanka) team. The host is just little (3 points) behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 6 points and promote by 3 ranks in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points without getting impact in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 4 points and be promoted by 3 ranks in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 1 point with no impact on the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 to 3 points and promote but 1 to 2 ranks. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 1 point without any impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of the West Indies are LWLLW.

The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 5 points without any impact in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 6 points with losing 4 positions in the rankings. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 points with losing 4 positions in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 4 points with no impact in the position. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 points with losing 4 positions in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 1 to 2 points with no impact in rankings. 

Drawing the series will neither gain nor lose either the points or in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka are WLLLL.

The Last Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the team will gain 1 point and promote 2 positions in the ranking, and the visitors will lose 2 points with losing 3 positions in the rankings. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 2 points and no impact in the ranking, and the host will lose 2 points without impacting in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Antigua shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the match. There is very less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 8% to 18%. The temperature would be 25 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 – 20 km/h. The wind would decrease and the temperature would be steady throughout the match.

Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened in only played matches, and the selection favored the team, as the team won the game.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are W – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first happened, won the match and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W – – – -.

Overall, twice the team won the toss, won the matches and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WW – – -.

Particularly, for West Indies, the team won the toss once in 2 games, and the team won.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while winning the toss, are W – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while losing the toss, are L – – – -.

The first batting team won the matches once. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, also won the match once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WL – – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 160 runs in 2021, and the highest successful chase 132 runs in 2021.

The first inning lowest total was 131 runs in 2021 and the highest total was 160 runs in 2021. For the second inning, the lowest total was 117 in 2021 and the highest total was 134 runs in 2021.

The batting average of the first innings is 19.40 and 15.68 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other twice at the venue. The home team won the outing once and lost the other one.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against Sri Lanka at the venue are LW – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home team has an average record at the grounds the team won once and lost once as well. The visiting team also won and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are LW – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are WL – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

West Indies:

The home side would go with unchanged XI.

West Indies Eleven: C. Gayle, E. Lewis, L. Simmons, N. Pooran, K. Pollard, D. Bravo, J. Holder, F. Allen, K. Sinclair, O. McCoy, F. Edwards

Sri Lanka:

The visiting team would go with the same combination.

Sri Lanka Eleven: N. Dickwella, D. Gunathilaka, P. Nissanka, D. Chandimal, A. Mathews, A. Bandara, T. Parera, W. Hasaranga, A. Dhananjaya, L. Sandakan, D. Chameera

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.