The two twenty20 match series between Sri Lanka and West Indies is set to kicks off on Monday with first T20I game at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. The match has been scheduled to kicks off at 19:00 local time, 19:00 IST, 13:30 GMT and 9:30 West Indian Time.
After losing Test and ODI series on this tour, Caribbean team will be desperate to perform their best in their most loving and favorite cricket format i.e. twenty20. 2012 world t20 champion will be up against current world twenty20 champions Sri Lanka on their home soil. It won’t be easy for West Indies to beat Sri Lanka in their home conditions with home crowd support.
Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine will be the key players for West Indies in this first t20 international. Home side will be depending on youngsters like Shehan Jayasuriya, Binura Fernando and Milinda Siriwardana as selectors have given them chance for the preparations of 2016 world cup.
Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga (Captain), Shehan Jayasuriya, Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera, Angelo Mathews, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Sachithra Senanayake, Binura Fernando, Milinda Siriwardana and Thisara Perera.
West Indies: Darren Sammy (Captain), Darren Bravo, Jonathan Carter, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Fletcher, Johnson Charles, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Jason Holder, Ravi Rampaul, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Marlon Samuels, Andre Russell and Jerome Taylor.
Sri Lanka will be favorite to win this match and they have got 60 percent winning chances over West Indies.
Sri Lanka and India based viewers can watch the live broadcast of the match on TEN Cricket from 7:00 PM.
United Kingdom viewers will be able to catch the live action on Sky Sports.
United States based fans can tune to Willow TV to watch Sri Lanka vs West Indies 20-20 match.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka first t20 live cricket match score and latest updates will be provided by espncricinfo and cricbuzz.