Sri Lanka Premier League, Kandurata Warriors v Ruhuna Royals at Pallekele, Aug 20, 2012
Kandurata Warriors won by 42 runs
20 August 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Perera to Paranavitana, OUT, bowled, on the leg stump, wanted to sweep it away, missed and the leg stump is pegged back!

NT Paranavitana b Perera 10 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 90.90

Kandurata Warriors 16/1   TT Samaraweera 3* (6b)   MDK Perera 0.3-0-4-1

Perera to Samaraweera, OUT, slog swept and caught at deep square-leg! It was outside the off stump from round the stumps yet again, and he went for the shot, hits it well but straight to the fielder at deep square-leg, caught well over his head!

TT Samaraweera c Silva b Perera 3 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Kandurata Warriors 18/2   ST Jayasuriya 1* (2b)   MDK Perera 1-0-6-2

Taylor to Jayasuriya, OUT, outside the off, short of length, and he has tried to go over the top of mid-on, but gets bit of a top edge, it goes to the mid-wicket region where Imran Khan runs across from mid-on to hold it well

ST Jayasuriya c Imran Khan b Taylor 10 (7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 142.85

Kandurata Warriors 35/3   HGJM Kulatunga 8* (2b 2x4)   JE Taylor 1.1-0-6-1

Shahid Afridi to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, bowled him, first ball, Afridi has gone through the defences of his Pakistani captain, quicker on the middle, wrong 'un, and he was on his back foot, went for the cut and missed!

Misbah-ul-Haq b Shahid Afridi 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Kandurata Warriors 39/4   HGJM Kulatunga 8* (6b 2x4)   Shahid Afridi 0.1-0-0-1

Perera to Kulatunga, 1 run, OUT, driven to wide long-off, they go for a single and try to come back for the second but the batsman is well short of the crease when the throw comes in and the keeper dislodges the stumps, half the side is back now.

HGJM Kulatunga run out 31 (31b 5x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kandurata Warriors 74/5   KDK Vithanage 9* (15b)   MDK Perera 2.4-0-12-2

Imran Khan to Perera, OUT, pulled away and to the fielder at deep square-leg, it was a short ball too and the batsman backed himself to clear it, he did not and a beaming Imran Khan celebrates his first wicket with a broad smile!

NLTC Perera c Finch b Imran Khan 17 (10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 170.00

Kandurata Warriors 103/6   KDK Vithanage 17* (18b 1x6)   Imran Khan 2.5-0-31-1

Malinga to Hastings, OUT, yorker and smashes his stumps! That was a quick, quick ball, middle stump line and swinging to hit the leg-stump, thankfully it missed his toe, which may not survived the impact, such was its pace

JW Hastings b Malinga 3 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Kandurata Warriors 119/7   KDK Vithanage 28* (23b 2x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 2.3-0-11-1

Perera to Lokuarachchi, OUT, slog swept it away but straight into the hands of the fielder at deep mid-wicket, easily caught by Silva and they are now eight down!

KS Lokuarachchi c Silva b Perera 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Kandurata Warriors 122/8   KDK Vithanage 30* (26b 2x4 1x6)   MDK Perera 3.3-0-20-3

Perera to Sohail Tanvir, OUT, gone, run-out, it was outside the off and he pushes it to the cover fielder, the non-striker was rushing for a single, the batsman was not having any of it and the throw is back to the bowler, who whips off the bails and they have lost their ninth now.

KDK Vithanage run out 31 (27b 2x4 1x6) SR: 114.81

Kandurata Warriors 123/9   Sohail Tanvir 0* (0b)   MDK Perera 3.5-0-21-3

Imran Khan to Saeed Ajmal, OUT, bowled him, on the middle stump, length ball, he wants to flick it away, misses and the stumps are pegged back, second wicket for the youngster

Saeed Ajmal b Imran Khan 5 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

Kandurata Warriors 142/10   Sohail Tanvir 13* (7b 1x4 1x6)   Imran Khan 3.2-0-33-2





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