Captain Mahela Jayawardene led the team from the front with a fine unbeaten half century. Jayawardene was in fine form as an opener.
Here are the highlights of this game.
# Jayawardene top scored in the match with 65 not out off 49 balls with 10 fours and one six
# Jayawardene was named Man-of-the-match
# Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara put on an unbroken century (108) partnership for the second wicket as Sri Lanka chased the target of 130 in 15.2 overs
# This was the third time in T20Is that Sri Lanka had won by a margin of nine wickets
# Sri Lanka hit 18 boundaries and only one six (by Jayawardene)
# This was Sri Lanka's second successive victory in the Super Eight stage. They had earlier beaten New Zealand in Super Over
# Chris Gayle had a rare failure today when he was out for just two runs
# Ajantha Mendis was exceptional in his four overs. His figures were 4-1-12-2
# Marlon Samuels was the top scorer for West Indies with 50
# West Indies had five sixes and 10 fours
# This was West Indies' first loss in Super Eight. They had registered a victory over defending champions England