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1st unofficial T20I, Colombo (CCC), Oct 27 2013, Kenya tour of Sri Lanka
(17.3/20 ov, target 126)127/4
Sri Lanka A won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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Bowlers give SL A six-wicket win

Steve Tikolo's return to competitive cricket was overshadowed by a disciplined bowling performance from Sri Lanka A as they beat Kenya by six wickets in the first unofficial T20 in Colombo

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Scorecard summary
Kenya125/10(19.4 overs)
Sri Lanka A127/4(17.3 overs)
17.3
4
S Ngoche to Thirimanne, FOUR runs
17.2
S Ngoche to Thirimanne, no run
17.1
1
S Ngoche to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
end of over 1712 runs
SL-A: 122/4CRR: 7.17 RRR: 1.33
Lahiru Thirimanne32 (24)
Jeevan Mendis15 (8)
Hiren Varaiya 1-0-12-0
Shem Ngoche 2-0-15-0
16.6
4
Varaiya to Thirimanne, FOUR runs
16.5
Varaiya to Thirimanne, no run
16.4
1
Varaiya to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
16.3
4
Varaiya to Jeevan Mendis, FOUR runs
16.2
2
Varaiya to Jeevan Mendis, 2 runs
16.1
1
Varaiya to Thirimanne, 1 run
end of over 168 runs
SL-A: 110/4CRR: 6.87 RRR: 4.00
Jeevan Mendis8 (5)
Lahiru Thirimanne27 (21)
Shem Ngoche 2-0-15-0
Steve Tikolo 4-0-24-2
15.6
6
S Ngoche to Jeevan Mendis, SIX runs
15.5
1
S Ngoche to Thirimanne, 1 run
15.4
S Ngoche to Thirimanne, no run
15.3
1
S Ngoche to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
15.2
S Ngoche to Jeevan Mendis, no run
15.1
S Ngoche to Jeevan Mendis, no run
end of over 155 runs • 1 wicket
SL-A: 102/4CRR: 6.80 RRR: 4.80
Lahiru Thirimanne26 (19)
Jeevan Mendis1 (1)
Steve Tikolo 4-0-24-2
Collins Obuya 1-0-9-0
14.6
2
Tikolo to Thirimanne, 2 runs
14.5
1
Tikolo to Jeevan Mendis, 1 run
14.4
W
Tikolo to Priyanjan, OUT
Ashan Priyanjan c Varaiya b Tikolo 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14
14.3
1
Tikolo to Thirimanne, 1 run
14.2
1
Tikolo to Priyanjan, 1 run
Match details
Colombo Cricket Club Ground
TossKenya, elected to bat first
SeriesKenya tour of Sri Lanka
Season2013/14
Series resultSri Lanka A led the 7-match series 1-0
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-15.35, Interval 15.35-15.55, Second Session 15.55-17.15
Match days27 October 2013 - day (20-over match)
T20 debut
Gurdeep Singh
Gurdeep Singh
Umpires
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Nilan De Silva
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Prageeth Rambukwella
Reserve Umpire
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Asanga Jayasooriya
Match Referee
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Jeryl Woutersz