Hindustan Times – After a serious mismatch in the Test series, hosts Sri Lanka will hope to perform better in overs-limited cricket as the first of the five ODIs will be played in Dambulla today.

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  • After a serious mismatch in the Test series, hosts Sri Lanka will hope to perform better in overs-limited cricket as the first of the five ODIs will be played in Dambulla today.
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  • Sri Lanka are currently placed eighth with 88 points, 10 points more than the West Indies, who have an unenviable task in their aim of being among the seven top-ranked sides, apart from hosts England, to gain direct qualification.
  • However, a 4-1 win for India will see Sri Lanka finish at 88 points and the Windies could edge them on decimal points if they win all their upcoming six matches.
  • The Windies side will go out of contention if it loses to Ireland as from there it will at best reach 86 points and remain behind Sri Lanka on decimal points, even if Sri Lanka lose 5-0 to India.


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