Sri Lankan cricket team in the West Indies in 2007–08

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Sri Lankan cricket team in West Indies in 2008
Teams West Indies
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Sri Lanka
Dates 17 March – 15 April
Captains Chris Gayle Mahela Jayawardene
Number of Tests 2
Tests won 1 1
Most runs (Tests) Ramnaresh Sarwan 311
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 130
Dwayne Bravo 117
Malinda Warnapura 217
Mahela Jayawardene 207
Thilan Samaraweera 187
Most wickets (Tests) Jerome Taylor 11
Fidel Edwards &
Dwayne Bravo 5
Chaminda Vaas &
Muttiah Muralitharan 12
Thilan Thushara 8
Player of Series (Tests) Ramnaresh Sarwan (WIN)
Number of ODIs 3
ODIs won 2 0
Most runs (ODIs) Shivnarine Chanderpaul 114 Chamara Kapugedera 135
Most wickets (ODIs) Dwayne Bravo 7 Nuwan Kulasekara 6
Player of Series (ODIs) Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WIN)

The Sri Lanka national cricket team toured the West Indies in March and April 2008 to play 2 Test matches and 3 Limited Overs Internationals.

Squads[edit]

Test Squads
 West Indies  Sri Lanka
Chris Gayle (c) Mahela Jayawardene (c)
Denesh Ramdin (wk) Prasanna Jayawardene(wk)
Sulieman Benn Ishara Amerasinghe
Dwayne Bravo Tillakaratne Dilshan
Shivnarine Chanderpaul Rangana Herath
Sewnarine Chattergoon Nuwan Kulasekara
Fidel Edwards Muttiah Muralitharan
Ryan Hinds Thilan Samaraweera
Amit Jaggernauth Kumar Sangakkara
Daren Powell Chamara Silva
Marlon Samuels Thilan Thushara
Ramnaresh Sarwan Chaminda Vaas
Devon Smith Michael Vandort
Jerome Taylor Malinda Warnapura
Chanaka Welegedara

Matches[edit]

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

22–26 March
(scorecard)
v
476/8(dec) (162 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 136 (234)
Jerome Taylor 4/110 (33 overs)
280 (111.5 overs)
Ramnaresh Sarwan 80 (199)
Chaminda Vaas 3/48 (25 overs)
240/7(dec) (57 overs)
Malinda Warnapura 62 (91)
Sulieman Benn 3/59 (13 overs)
315 (106.2 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 83 (169)
Chaminda Vaas 5/61 (22.2 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 121 runs
Providence Stadium, Georgetown, Guyana
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL) & Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Chaminda Vaas (SRI)

2nd Test[edit]

3–7 April
(scorecard)
v
278/10 (64.5 overs)
Chamara Silva 76 (108)
Fidel Edwards 4/84 (18 overs)
294/10 (76.2 overs)
Ramnaresh Sarwan 57 (86)
Muttiah Muralitharan 5/79 (29.2 overs)
268/10 (75.1 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 125 (199)
Jerome Taylor 4/52 (15.1 overs)
254/4 (68.3 overs)
Ramnaresh Sarwan 102 (172)
Chaminda Vaas 2/52 (17 overs)
 West Indies won by 6 wickets
Queen's Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZL) & Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Ramnaresh Sarwan (WIN)
  • Part of day 1 was washed out.

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

10 April
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
235/7 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
236/9 (50 overs)
Chamara Kapugedera 95 (117)
Dwayne Bravo 4/32 (10 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 62* (63)
Ajantha Mendis 3/39 (10 overs)
 West Indies won by 1 wicket
Queen's Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Umpires: Clyde Duncan (WIN) & Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Dwayne Bravo (WIN)

2nd ODI[edit]

12 April
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
112/5 (30.3 overs)
v
 West Indies
125/3 (20.3/25 overs)
Upul Tharanga 40 (82)
Chris Gayle 2/6 (1.3 overs)
Marlon Samuels 54* (49)
Nuwan Kulasekara 3/28 (5 overs)
 West Indies won by 7 wickets(D/L)
Queen's Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Umpires: Clyde Duncan (WIN) & Simon Taufel (AUS)
Player of the match: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WIN)
  • Rain delays reduced Sri Lanka's innings to 30.3 overs and set a revised target for West Indies of 125 from 25 overs.

3rd ODI[edit]

15 April
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
257/8 (50 overs)
v
West Indies 
81/2 (18.2 overs)
Mahela Udawatte 73 (121)
Chris Gayle 2/41 (10 overs)
Sewnarine Chattergoon 46 (53)
Thilan Thushara 1/12 (5.2 overs)
  • Rain in the second innings forced the match to be abandoned.

Tour Matches[edit]

GCB President's XI v Sri Lankans[edit]

17–19 March
[1]
Guyana Cricket Board President's XI bordered
v
248 (62 overs)
Shamarah Brooks 68
Rangana Herath 5/67
492/5 (dec) (117.5 overs)
Malinda Warnapura 132
Davendra Bishoo 5/144
177/6 (63 overs)
Malinda Warnapura 50
Davendra Bishoo 3/25
Match Drawn
Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana
Umpires: Colin Alfred and Eddy Nichols

West Indies A v Sri Lankans[edit]

29–31 March
v
Match Cancelled
St. Augustine, Trinidad