West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Match Hero Cup 1993 Article

Read the article of West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Match Hero Cup 1993 - Hero Cup five-nation one-day international tournament of the 2nd match played between Sri Lanka and West Indies at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 09th November 1993.

Seam and swing bowling display from Winston Benjamin's five-for after Half-centuries from Brian Lara, Jimmy Adams and Anderson Cummins' assault helped to West Indies comprehensive 46-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a maiden century from Hashan Tillakaratne in the second match of a Hero Cup five-nation tournament.

* Winston Benjamin's 5 for 22 was the joint eighth best bowling figures for West Indies in One-day international, jointly 5 for 22 held by Andy Roberts against England at Adelaide in 1980 and West Indies' second best figures against Sri Lanka in ODIs.

* Hashan Tillakaratne became the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to score a hundred in One-day international and became the first Sri Lankan player to score a century against West Indies in ODIs.

* Hashan Tillakaratne's 104 was the joint fourth highest score for Sri Lanka in One-day international, jointly 104 held by Aravinda de Silva against India at Nagpur in 1990.

West Indies scored 268-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Brian Lara struck 67 off consuming 107-balls including 11-fours.

Jimmy Adams scored a run-a-ball 55-runs including 6-fours, Anderson Cummins blasted a 41 off 19-balls included 4-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 215.78.

Carl Hooper cracked a 38 off 37-balls including 3-fours and Roger Harper 20.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Ruwan Kalpage picked up 3-wickets, Arjuna Ranatunga takes 2-wickets, Dulip Liyanage, Muttiah Muralitharan and Pramodya Wickramasinghe each took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 222-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Hashan Tillakaratne 104 off 116-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including seven boundaries, Ruwan Kalpage 27 not out and Dulip Samaraweera 25.

West Indies best bowler by Winston Benjamin claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 22-runs in 10-overs including three maidens, Carl Hooper took 2-wickets and one for Roger Harper.

Hashan Tillakaratne's fighting knock of 104 went to vain but he had the consolation of sharing the man of the match award with Winston Benjamin.



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