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LPL 2021 Match 15: Seekkuge Prasanna gets Colombo Stars over the line

R.Premadasa Stadium
R.Premadasa Stadium

An early knock from Dinesh Chandimal, and a late surge from Seekkuge Prasanna saw Colombo Stars to a 5 wicket win today at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo.

Match Summary

Kandy Warriors vs Colombo Stars, Match 15, Lanka Premier League

Kandy Warriors 146/9 (20 ov)

Colombo Stars 150/5 (19.4 ov)

Result - Colombo Stars won by 5 wickets


Colombo Stars won the toss and elected to field, Kandy Warriors openers taking full advantage of the chance. Kennar Lewis (62) and Charith Asalanka (28) started strong, adding plenty of runs.

Unfortunately that's where it ended for the Warriors, Stars bowlers taking over; Dushmantha Chameera (4/35) the standout.

Angelo Mathews (29) and Dinesh Chandimal (44) did what they could in the chase, but the Warriors bowlers answered in reply. Nimesh Vimukthi (2/11) lead the way to restrict them.

A late surge from Seekkuge Prasanna (32*) and Sherfane Rutherford (12*) was enough though, and saw Colombo Stars to a 5 wicket win.

Match Stats

Kandy Warriors Fall of wickets: 1-77 (Charith Asalanka - 8.1 ov), 2-82 (Ahmed Shehzad - 9.6 ov), 3-97 (Angelo Perera - 11.3 ov), 4-103 (Kennar Lewis - 11.6 ov), 5-109 (Ravi Bopara - 13.5 ov), 6-110 (Tom Moores - 14.2 ov), 7-120 (Sachindu Colombage - 16.6 ov), 8-120 (Kamindu Mendis - 17.2 ov), 9-136 (Nimesh Vimukthi - 19.2 ov)

Colombo Stars Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Pathum Nissanka - 0.3 ov), 2-23 (Thikshila de Silva - 4.5 ov), 3-59 (Ashan Priyanjan - 11.3 ov), 4-61 (Angelo Mathews - 12.1 ov), 5-110 (Dinesh Chandimal - 17.5 ov)

Playing XI

KANDY WARRIORS - Charith Asalanka, Ahmed Shehzad, Tom Moores (WK), Angelo Perera (C),Kamindu Mendis, Ravi Bopara, Nimesh Vimukthi, Sachindu Colombage, Binura Fernando, Kennar Lewis, Lahiru Kumara

COLOMBO STARS - Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews (C), Ashan Priyanjan, Seekkuge Prasanna, Dinesh Chandimal (WK), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushmantha Chameera, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ravi Rampaul, Sherfane Rutherford, Thikshila de Silva

Match Details

Date: 14th December, 09:30 AM

Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo, Colombo

Toss: Colombo Stars won the toss & elected to field

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