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 Sri Lanka trounces India in 20/20 match


Sri Lanka trounces India in 20/20 match

After Sri Lanka toured India sometime back and faced a series of defeats sometime back, the Sri Lanka team this time recorded a victory in Sri Lankan soil in the game under Hathurusingha's coaching, which indeed is something special.

Sri Lanka had been successful in clinching a victory of 5 wickets in the 20/20 triangular tournament
which commenced at R.R. Premadasa Stadium. Sri Lanka who won the toss invited India first to occupy the crease and collected 175 runs for the loss of 5 wickets at the end of the allotted 20 overs. Shikar Dhawan who engaged in a rapid batting display accumulated 90 runs in just 49 balls. He got his runs with 6 sixers and 6 fours. Manish Pandey scored 37. Dushmantha Chameera bagged 2 wickets in his spell.

The Sri Lankan team who batted in response achieved the set target in 18 overs and 3 balls with the loss of 5 wickets. Kusal Janith hammered a quick 66 in 37 balls and was finally run out. His knock consisted of 6 fours and 4 sixers. Dhanushka Gunatilleka acquired 19 runs from 12 balls. Captain Dinesh Chandimal scored 14 while Kusal Mendis made 11 runs.




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