Hosts Sri Lanka will be looking to start their home season on a positive note when they face Kieron Pollard’s West Indies side in the three-match one-day series starting from 22nd February.
Oshada Fernando and Dasun Gunathilaka have been ruled out of the one-day series due to injuries. Thisara Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya and Niroshan Dickwella have been named in the Sri Lanka’s limited-overs squad for the three-match series. Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the side for Sri Lanka vs West Indies 2020 ODI series.
On the other hand, West Indies will be confident of doing well in this upcoming three-match ODI series that starts on Saturday. Darren Bravo, Fabian Allen and Rovman Powell are the players that make their return to the limited-overs squad for the series.
Here are some of the important stats related to Sri Lanka vs West Indies 2020 ODI Series
0 series wins for West Indies against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka in the 50-over format. The previous series played in 2015 in Sri Lanka saw the home side complete a 3-0 clean sweep over West Indies.
2008 was last time West Indies won a bilateral one-day series against Sri Lanka. Kieron Pollard and co. will be looking to win their maiden one-day series in Sri Lanka this time around.
58 matches have been played between Sri Lanka and West Indies in limited-overs cricket. The contest has a close one as West Indies have won 28 matches, while Sri Lanka come out on top on 26 occasions. 3 one-day games have been abandoned.
6 wickets needed by West Indies left-arm quick Sheldon Cottrell to complete 50 wickets in one-day internationals. Cottrell currently has taken 44 wickets in 33 one-day games at an average of 31.93.
188 runs required by Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Matthews to complete 6000 runs in one-day internationals. Matthews has scored 5812 run in 215 matches at an average of 42.73 with 3 centuries and 40 half-centuries to his name.
261 runs needed by wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera to complete 3000 runs for Sri Lanka in one-day internationals. Perera has scored 2739 run in 99 one-day matches at an average of 31.12 with five centuries and 14 half-centuries to his name.
27 runs needed by Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis to complete 2000 runs in limited-overs format. Mendis has scored 1973 runs in 74 one-day games at an average of 29.01 with one century and 16 half-centuries to his name.
122 runs needed by West Indies middle-order batsman Darren Bravo to complete 3000 runs in one-day internationals. Bravo currently has scored 2878 runs in 111 one-day matches at an average of 30.94 with 3 centuries and 18 half-centuries to his name.
12 wickets needed by West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph to completed 50 wickets in one-day internationals. Alzarri Joseph currently has taken 38 wickets in 26 one-day matches at an average of 31.78.