Ajantha Mendis and Thisara Perera shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka won the third ODI against the West Indies by 26 runs to clinch the series 2-0.
Opener Upul Tharanga struck his ninth century to propel Sri Lanka to a crushing eight-wicket win over the West Indies in the second one-dayer at the SSC.
The specter of rain looms large on the ongoing ODI series even though it had been rescheduled to January-February to avoid exactly that. And beware the rain, for there's more forecast in Colombo on Thursday.
Rain played spoilsport, causing the match to be called off after West Indies had finished at 245/5. Barath scored his maiden ODI hundred.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the first ODI of a three-match series at Sinhalese Sports Club.
Sri Lanka and West Indies not surprisingly, go in to the 3 match ODI series with their World Cup squads.
Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday said it had lost $125,000 after bad weather forced a one-day series against the visiting West Indies to be rescheduled.
Sri Lanka has switched venues for next week's one-day series against the West Indies to Colombo, an official said on Wednesday, as both teams prepare for next month's World Cup.
Sri Lanka will host its rescheduled one-day series against the West Indies starting at the new Hambantota
West Indies cricket team will visit Sri Lanka later this month for three one-day international matches to make up for a washed out five-match series last year, cricket authorities said Sunday.