Today’s Super Six stage World Cup Qualifier match between West Indies vs Sri Lanka is scheduled to begin. The match will be held at the Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe. Sri Lanka has already qualified for the World Cup’s main stage, whereas the West Indies’ qualification campaign was unsuccessful, resulting in their first-ever exclusion from the ODI World Cup. However, the West Indies aim to salvage some pride with a strong performance against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s Dominant Qualifying Campaign
In their previous match, they displayed their dominance by securing a resounding nine-wicket victory against the hosts, Zimbabwe. This impressive performance showcased Sri Lanka’s strong form and boosted their confidence heading into the Super Six stage.
West Indies’ Disappointing Campaign
Contrarily, the West Indies’ World Cup qualifying campaign has been underwhelming. Their loss to Scotland led to their elimination from the qualifiers, marking the first time they will miss the ODI World Cup. Despite this setback, they managed to bounce back in their next match, defeating Oman by seven wickets. Opening batter Brandon King played a crucial role by scoring a sublime century, contributing to the team’s victory.
The Netherlands Joins Sri Lanka in Main Round
Apart from Sri Lanka, the Netherlands also secured their place in the main round of the World Cup, scheduled to be held in India later this year. The Dutch cricket team achieved this feat by defeating Scotland by four wickets in a closely contested match, earning their coveted berth in the World Cup. Watch this match live here.
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Match Details
- Venue: Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe
- Date and Time: July 7, 12:30 pm
- Charith Asalanka
- Dimuth Karunaratne
- Pathum Nissanka
- Dasun Shanaka (Captain)
- Dhananjaya de Silva
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Kusal Mendis (Wicketkeeper)
- Matheesha Pathirana
- Kasun Rajitha
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Dilshan Madushanka
- Brandon King
- Keacy Carty
- Roston Chase
- Keemo Paul
- Kyle Mayers
- Kevin Sinclair
- Shai Hope (Captain and Wicketkeeper)
- Johnson Charles
- Nicholas Pooran
- Romario Shepherd
- Akeal Hosein
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Key Players
- Wicketkeepers: Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran
- Batsmen: Brandon King, Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka
- All-rounders: Kyle Mayers, Wanindu Hasaranga, Roston Chase, Jason Holder
- Bowlers: Alzarri Joseph, Maheesh Theekshana
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Captains
- Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga
- West Indies: Shai Hope
Live Streaming and TV Details
Cricket enthusiasts can catch the live action of the match on the Star Sports Network. Additionally, the match will be available for streaming on the Disney+ Hotstar website and app, as well as the Fancode website and app.
In the Super Six round of the World Cup Qualifier, the West Indies cricket team will play a key encounter versus Sri Lanka. The West Indies are keen to display their abilities and play with dignity despite having been disqualified from the qualifications and losing out on this year’s ODI World Cup.
Sri Lanka, meanwhile, wants to keep up its winning streak and establish themselves as a serious World Cup contender. The game promises to be a thrilling struggle between two outstanding teams competing for success on the world stage.