West Indies in Sri Lanka in 2005


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West Indies in Sri Lanka in 2005

West Indies in Sri Lanka in 2005

West Indies cricket team toured Sri Lanka for two Test matches and a ODI tri-series in July and August 2005. West Indies were severely depleted owing to a contract dispute, which led to players like Brian Lara, Chris Gayle and Corey Collymore refusing to play. Thus, Sri Lanka went into the series as even more overwhelming favourites, their strong game at home and West Indies' poor form - with only one Test win in the last ten attempts. And they confirmed their favourite status, winning both Tests in rather emphatic style, although their batting showed worrying weaknesses against West Indian bowlers who bowled with more heart than talent at times.

Sri Lankan cricket team in England in 2006 Results

1st Test-Sri Lanka won by six wickets
Second Test-Sri Lanka won by 240 runs

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.