LPL 2020: Dambulla Viiking defeat Colombo Kings

2020-12-01 at 20:11

Dambulla Viiking beat Colombo Kings by 28 runs in Hambantota to claim their second win of the Lanka Premier League 2020.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss Dambulla managed to post 175 losing 9 wickets during their allotted 20 overs.

Dasun Shanaka top scored for Dambulla contributing 56 off 34 deliveries. Samit Patel and Upul Tharanga added 30 and 25 to the tally respectively.

For Colombo Andre Russell and Isuru Udana were the pick of the bowlers. Russell claimed 3/18 in two overs while Isuru Udana bagged 3/25 in his four overs. Colombo Kings however failed to impress and were bowled out for 147.

Laurie Evans was the only top order batsman, to make a significant contribution adding 59 in 33 deliveries before he was bowled by Upul Tharanga.

The next highest score was managed by Dushmantha Chameera who put on a paltry 17 runs.

Samit Patel, Malinda Pushpakumara, Anwar Ali and Pulina Tharanga bagged two wickets each for Dambulla. Colombo accordingly marked their first loss of the series after two back to back wins.