After three-wicket hauls from Jeffrey Vandersay and Asela Gunaratne restricted Zimbabwe to 160, Upul Tharanga and Kusal Mendis led Sri Lanka's chase with half-centuries to help their team clinch the final of the tri-series by six wickets in Bulawayo.
A brilliant unbeaten 91-run stand between Sikandar Raza and Tendai Chisoro helped Zimbabwe post 218 for eight in their innings following which the spinners troubled West Indies in their chase and had then 124 for five when rain intervened and played spoilsport to ensure a five-run victory to the home side by DLS method in the sixth One-Day International of the tri-series in Bulawayo.
A blistering 148 from Evin Lewis went in vain as Sri Lanka managed to edge out West Indies by one-run while defending 330 runs in the fifth One-Day International in Bulawayo to secure a berth in the final of the tri-series.
Shannon Gabriel and Ashley Nurse picked three-wickets apiece as West Indies bowled out Sri Lanka for 165 in a chase of 228 to register a 62-run victory in the second One-Day International of the tri-series in Harare.
After a collective bowling performance from Sri Lanka restricted Zimbabwe to 154, Dhananjaya de Silva led the chase with an unbeaten 78 to ensure an eight-wicket win for the visitors in the first game of the tri-series in Harare.