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File Photo: Andre Fletcher speaks to the press at the Windsor Park in Roseau, Dominica
File Photo: Andre Fletcher speaks to the press at the Windsor Park in Roseau, Dominica

Andre Fletcher (84 not out, off 64 balls) and Samuel Badree (3-12 in four overs) led the West Indies to a seven wicket victory against defending T20 world champion Sri Lanka in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Group 1 match at Bengaluru today.

Fletcher opened the West Indies batting because Chris Gayle could not bat because of a pulled hamstring injury.

The scores: Sri Lanka 122-9 (20 overs): Perera 40 (29), Badree 3-12, Bravo 2-20.

West Indies 127-3 (18.2 overs): Fletcher 84* (64), Siriwardana 2-33

West Indies won by seven wickets

West Indies beat England by six wickets on Wednesday and if they win against South Africa on Friday the Caribbean team will qualify for the semis.