West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the second T20 international to level the two match series 1-1. Batting first, West Indies scored 162 runs at the loss of six wickets and in reply Sri Lanka was bowled out for just 139 runs to hand over an easy win of 23 runs to the visitors.
Chasing 136 in any T20 game is normally a breeze. There is hardly any pressure on the side batting second since the run rate is not an issue. The only way the bowling team can win in such a situation is if someone comes up with an exceptional bowling performance.
Trinidad and Tobago with their exciting bowling attack dumped Brisbane Heat by 25 runs in a Group B Match at Ranchi. Brisbane Heat led by all-rounder James Hopes looked quite weak in both the bowling and the batting departments and as a result couldn’t go onto beat Trinidad and Tobago.
Hosts RCB choked from an easy winning position to end up with a tie against a struggling Delhi Daredevils but then prevailed in the subsequent Super Over. RCB scored 15 from the Super Over bowled by Umesh Yadav with AB de Villiers taking him for two sixes.
Bangladesh went 2-0 up in their 5-match ODI Series over West Indies after thrashing the visitors by a record margin of 160 runs. This is the biggest ever victory for the Bangladeshis in terms of runs. Today’s performance was more authentic than their previous best biggest win of 146 runs which came against minnows Scotland.