LPL 2020: Jaffna claims 66-run win over Dambulla

2020-11-30 at 20:04

Thisara Perera’s blistering innings led the Jaffna Stallions to a 66-run win over Dambulla Viiking to register their second consecutive win in the Lanka Premier League 2020.

Stallions have four points in two matches while this is Dambulla’s first defeat in two matches.

Dambulla collapsed for 152 runs in 19.1 overs, chasing a target of 219 by the Stallions.

For Dambulla, Samit Patel scored the highest with 41, while captain Dasun Shanaka contributed 35 runs.

Opener Niroshan Dickwella only managed 20 runs. For Jaffna, Usman Shinwari bagged 3 wickets while Binura Fernando and Thisara Perera took 2 wickets each.

Earlier, Dambulla won the toss and invited the Stallions to bat first managing 218 losing 7 wickets in the process.

The side lost five wickets for 64 runs including the wickets of Avishka Fernando, Tom Moores, M Bhanuka, Dhananjay D Silva and Shoaib Malik.

However, Perera together with Chaturanga de Silva added 51 runs for the sixth wicket.

After Chaturanga’s dismissal, Perera shared a 55-run partnership with Wanidu Hasaranga.