LPL 2021 Match 19: Gladiators bowlers knock down Kings
Some quality bowling from Galle Gladiators Samit Patel and Noor Ahmad was enough to see them to a 20 run win today against Jaffna Kings at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo.
Jaffna Kings vs Galle Gladiators, Match 19, Lanka Premier League
Jaffna Kings 109/10 (18.3 ov)
Galle Gladiators 129/8 (20 ov)
Result - Galle Gladiators won by 20 runs.
Galle Gladiators won the toss and chose to bat first, nobody really getting moving, their top scorer Bhanuka Rajapaksa (23).
Jaffna Kings bowlers distrupted their flow, taking wickets at important moments and looking in control of the innings. Wahab Riaz (2/31), Praveen Jayawickrama (2/13) and Vijayakanth Viyaskanth (2/21) with big contributions.
Gladiator bowlers answered back in kind, Samit Patel (2/15) and Noor Ahmad (2/12) proved vital in restricting Jaffna Kings, as well as 3 seprate run-outs, to guide Galle to a 20 run win.
Galle Gladiators Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Kusal Mendis - 2.1 ov), 2-40 (Mohammad Hafeez - 5.5 ov), 3-59 (Danushka Gunathilaka - 10.3 ov), 4-60 (Samit Patel - 11.1 ov), 5-82 (Bhanuka Rajapaksa - 14.5 ov), 6-92 (Sahan Arachchige - 15.6 ov), 7-104 (Isuru Udana - 17.6 ov), 8-122 (Pulina Tharanga - 19.2 ov)
Jaffna Kings Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Avishka Fernando - 3.2 ov), 2-33 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz - 5.2 ov), 3-43 (Tom Kohler-Cadmore - 9.3 ov), 4-70 (Chaturanga de Silva - 13.3 ov), 5-77 (Thisara Perera - 14.3 ov), 6-78 (Shoaib Malik - 14.6 ov), 7-95 (Wahab Riaz - 17.1 ov), 8-103 (Ashen Bandara - 17.4 ov), 9-103 (Vijayakanth Viyaskanth - 17.5 ov), 10-109 (Suranga Lakmal - 18.3 ov)
JAFFNA KINGS - Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Avishka Fernando, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shoaib Malik, Ashen Bandara, Thisara Perera, Chaturanga de Silva, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Wahab Riaz, Praveen Jayawickrama, Suranga Lakmal
GALLE GLADIATORS - Bhanuka Rajapaksa (WK), Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Pramod Madushan, Mohammad Hafeez, Samit Patel, Sahan Arachchige, Pulina Tharanga, Mohammad Amir, Isuru Udana, Noor Ahmad
Date: 17th December, 09:30 AM
Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
Toss: Galle Gladiators won the toss & elected to bat
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