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

West Indies vs Sri Lanka ODI series 2020-21

3rd ODI:

Third and last ODI of 3 ODI matches between West Indies and Sri Lanka is going to be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua on March 14th 2021.

Sri Lanka Tour of West Indies History:

Series:

This is going to be just the ninth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series just twice. Whereas the opponent won 5 times. 1 series resulted in a draw.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 1 from 1997 to 2003 and from 2007-08 to 2010-11.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 1 from 1997 to 2003 and from 2007-08 to 2010-11.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 3 from 2010-11 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 3 from 2010-11 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against Sri Lanka are LLLWL.

Matches:

The teams completed 64 meetings in the longest limited over format of cricket, till date. The host won 30 times, whereas the opponent also won 30 times, including one walk over in the 1996 world cup. 3 matches were called off without any result and one was abandoned without a ball.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 9 ODIs between 1985 to 1989.

The longest streak of undefeated for West Indies team against Sri Lanka was 11 ODIs from 1975 to 1989.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 5 ODIs between 2001 to 2003 and between 2016 to 2021.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies was 5 ODIs between 2001 to 2003 and between 2016 to 2021.

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

West Indies Backyard:

Series:

When touring West Indies by the Sri Lankan team, the upcoming series will be the fifth. Out of 4 series, the host won twice and the opponent won twice.

The biggest consecutive winning streak (series) for West Indies team against Sri Lanka in West Indies was 1 from 1997 to 2003 and from 2007-08 to present.

The longest streak of undefeated (series) for West Indies team against Sri Lanka in West Indies was 1 from 1997 to 2003 and from 2007-08 to present.

The biggest consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in West Indies was 1 from 1995-96 to 1997 and from 2003 to 2007-08.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in West Indies was 1 from 1995-96 to 1997 and from 2003 to 2007-08.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against Sri Lanka in West Indies are WLWL -.

The visiting team visited the West Indies soil in 2007-08, last time.

Matches:

On the soil of West Indies, the teams faced each other 13 times. The home side won 7 times and lost 5 times with a no result (1 match with no result).

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies team against Sri Lanka in West Indies was 2 ODIs from 2008 to 2008.

The longest streak of undefeated for West Indies team against Sri Lanka in West Indies was 4 ODIs from 2008 to 2013.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in West Indies was 2 ODIs between 2003 to 2003.

The longest streak of undefeated for Sri Lankan team against West Indies in West Indies was 2 ODIs between 2003 to 2003.

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

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (West Indies) and eighth rank (Sri Lanka) team. The host is 6 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

If the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 4 points but no impact in the position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 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 2 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points but no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rank. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn just a point (1 point) but no impact in the ranking. 

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

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

The Visiting Team:

If the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 2 points without any impact in the rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points without impacting in the rankings. 

In case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 2 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn just a point (1 point) with no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 points without impacting in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the rank. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose a point (1 point) but no impact in the position.

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

The Third 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 2 points, and the visitors will lose 2 points, but no impact in the rankings for either team. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 1 point and no improvement in rankings, and the host will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Antigua shows the weather would be sunny in the initial part of the match, then may be become mostly sunny and then may become partly cloudy until the later part of the the match, but, there is extremely less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be from 1% to 2%. The temperature would be between 25 to 28 Celsius. The wind would be between 4 – 8 km/h. The wind and the temperature would fluctuate throughout the match.

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened in 13 times out of 19 matches, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 6 times and lost 8 times.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to bat first, won the match twice and lost thrice.

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

Overall, 8 times the team won the toss, won the matches and lost 11 times.

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

Particularly, for West Indies, the team won the toss 8 times in 15 games, and the team won just twice and lost 6 times.

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

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

The first batting team won the matches 10 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 9 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 189 runs in 2017, and the highest successful chase 274 runs in 2021.

The first inning lowest total was 159 runs (completed innings) in 2014 and the highest total was 322 runs in 2007. For the second inning, the lowest total was 146 in 2011 and the highest total was 283 runs in 2010.

The batting average of the first innings is 30.26 and 31.66 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

The teams faced each other just twice at the venue. The host won both the matches and the visiting team lost them.

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

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home team has an extremely poor record, as the team won just 5 times and lost 10 times out of 15 games. The opponent won once and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are WWWLL.

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

West Indies:

The home side would try K. Sinclair in the dead rubber game.

West Indies Eleven: S. Hope, E. Lewis, D. Bravo, J. Mohammed, N. Pooran, K. Pollard, J. Holder, F. Allen, R. Shepherd, K. Sinclair, A. Joseph

Sri Lanka:

The visiting team would give chance to D. Shanaka in place of O. Fernando.

Sri Lanka Eleven: D. Karunaratne, D. Gunathilaka, P. Nissanka, D. Chandimal, A. Bandara, D. Shanaka, T. Parera, W. Hasaranga, L. Sandakan, N. Pradeep, D. Chameera

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