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ICC CWC 19: Another heartbreak for Windies as Sri Lanka win game of nerves

Sri Lanka put a mammoth 338/6 as youngster Avishka Fernando slammed a century. In reply, Nicholas Pooran and Fabian Allen spiced up Windies chase but Angelo Mathews added a crucial twist at the end

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Fabian Allen leaves the field after being runout against Sri Lanka
Fabian Allen leaves the field after being runout against Sri Lanka
In a dead rubber, got the better of in a thrilling ICC World Cup 2019 encounter at the The Riverside Durham today. Batting first, Sri Lanka put a mammoth 338/6 as youngster Avishka Fernando slammed a century and significant contributions from Lahiru Thirimane (45) and Kusal Perera (64). In their reply, Windies had a shaky start and lost the plot early but the twist came as Nicholas Pooran and Fabian Allen spiced up Windies chase, Pooran slammed a brilliant century and was on course to take Windies to a record-chase but Angelo Mathews added a crucial twist at the end by scalping his wicket on his very first ball of the 48th over.

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