West Indies wins 30 World super league points by beating Sri Lanka 3-0 in ODI series

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After winning the T20I series, the West Indies put up strong performances  in their 3 match ODI series vs Sri Lanka and won 30 World super league points .  In all the 3 games Sri Lanka batted first but the cornerstone of West Indies win in the ODI series was their opening partnership of left hander Evin Lewis and Shai Hope .  Both openers hit one century each in the series . The opening duo raked up big partnerships of 143 and 192 in the 1st two ODIs winning the 1st game easily by 8 wickets and the 2nd game in a close finish by 5 wickets with 2 balls to spare. Nicholas Pooran’s quick cameo of 35 took West Indies over the line in 2nd match to take an unassailable lead in the series .  

In the final game  Darren Bravo’s hundred took West Indies through in their 270 plus chase to complete the whitewash . Sri Lankan batters did put up decent scores on the board in this series  but their bowlers looked less penetrative and flat throughout the series resulting in successful run chases by the hosts . 

Shai Hope for scoring 258 runs in the series with 1 century & 2 fifties was the man of the series.

Brief scores 

1st ODI    Sri Lanka  232  West Indies 236/2

West Indies win by 8 wkts

2nd ODI   Sri Lanka  273/8  West Indies 274/5

West Indies win by 5 wkts

3rd ODI    Sri Lanka 274/6  West Indies 278/5

West Indies won by 5 wkts , wins series 3-0

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