World’s most popular cricket team, West Indies arrived in the island yesterday evening for a five match series that includes three ODIs and two T-20 Internationals. West Indies have earned the affection of Sri Lankan cricket fans over the years and most locals pick the Caribbean side as their second favourite team. A team that dominated world cricket in 1970s and 1980s faced steady decline since the dawn of the new millennium. However, they are still a strong force in white ball cricket particularly in T-20s. The tourists have 12 days to acclamatize to the conditions before the opening game of the series.
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