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13th Match (N), Hambantota, Dec 5 2020, Lanka Premier League
(14.1/20 ov, target 106)108/3
Kings won by 7 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
player of the match
Dushmantha Chameera
Colombo Kings
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Qais Ahmad leads rout of Kandy Tuskers as Colombo Kings enter semi-finals

The legspinner took 2 for 8 in four overs as the Tuskers stumbled to 105 all out

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Commentator: @PeterDellaPenna
Scorecard summary
Kandy Tuskers105/10(19.2 overs)
Colombo Kings108/3(14.1 overs)
14.1
4
Pradeep to Chandimal, FOUR runs
end of over 1410 runs
CK: 104/3CRR: 7.42 • RRR: 0.33 • Need 2 from 36b
Dinesh Chandimal31 (38)
Ashan Priyanjan26 (27)
Lasith Embuldeniya3-0-24-0
Irfan Pathan1-0-5-0
13.6
1
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, 1 run

flighted full on off stump, charges and punches this to the cover sweeper.

13.5
1
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, 1 run

good length ball on the legs, flicked behind square.

13.4
1
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, 1 run

good length ball on middle, punched through point.

13.4
2w
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, 2 wide

flighted down leg side, misses a sweep but it goes off the keeper's pads through square leg as they take another bonus run off the wide.

13.3
4
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, FOUR runs

full toss on the stumps, skips down and clips this at knee height and it races along the turf through midwicket to split long-on and deep midwicket to the rope.

13.2
1
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, 1 run

full on middle, uses his feet to flick to deep midwicket.

13.1
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, no run

flighted full on the stumps, defended to the bowler's left.

end of over 136 runs
CK: 94/3CRR: 7.23 • RRR: 1.71 • Need 12 from 42b
Ashan Priyanjan21 (25)
Dinesh Chandimal28 (34)
Irfan Pathan1-0-5-0
Lasith Embuldeniya2-0-14-0

Two lusty blows over the ropes is all it will take to seal this match.

12.6
4
Pathan to Priyanjan, FOUR runs

short on fourth stump at 119 kph, sits up for Priyanjan to swat this along the ground through midwicket.

12.5
1
Pathan to Chandimal, 1 run

good length ball on off at 127 kph according to the speed gun, steps down the pitch to flick this through to long-on.

12.4
Pathan to Chandimal, no run

full on fifth stump at 108 kph, his stock pace throughout the over, mistimes a drive aiming for cover and drags it back to Irfan.

12.3
Pathan to Chandimal, no run

full length on the stumps, flicked to short midwicket.

12.2
1lb
Pathan to Priyanjan, 1 leg bye

good length ball on the legs, flicked to short fine leg Munaf. Given as a leg bye.

12.1
Pathan to Priyanjan, no run

full on the stumps, flicked to midwicket.

Irfan makes a grand appearance with the ball after a less than flattering time out in the middle with the bat.

end of over 1210 runs
CK: 88/3CRR: 7.33 • RRR: 2.25 • Need 18 from 48b
Ashan Priyanjan17 (22)
Dinesh Chandimal27 (31)
Lasith Embuldeniya2-0-14-0
Munaf Patel4-0-28-1
11.6
1
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, 1 run

good length ball on fourth stump, goes back to flick this through square leg.

11.5
1
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, 1 run

fullish length ball on middle and off, pushed into the off side.

11.4
L Embuldeniya to Chandimal, no run

knee high full toss punched to extra cover.

11.3
1
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, 1 run

fuller on fifth stump, forward defense presented.

11.2
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, no run

good length on middle, goes back to punch to midwicket.

11.1
L Embuldeniya to Priyanjan, no run

flighted on off this time, draws out a forward prod for the first legal ball of the over.

Best performances - batsmen
Dinesh Chandimal portrait
LD Chandimal
35 runs (39)
7 fours
0 sixes
Control59%
Productive shot
off drive
9 runs
2 fours
0 sixes
84903551
Rahmanullah player portrait
Rahmanullah Gurbaz
34 runs (21)
4 fours
2 sixes
Control57%
Productive shot
slog shot
10 runs
1 four
1 six
50625448
Best performances - bowlers
Qais Ahmed player portrait
Qais Ahmad
O
4
M
0
R
8
W
2
ECO
2
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
Ashan Priyanjan portrait
SMA Priyanjan
O
1
M
0
R
4
W
2
ECO
4
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
1W
Match details
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota
TossKandy Tuskers, elected to bat first
SeriesLanka Premier League
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Dushmantha Chameera
Match days5 December 2020 - night match (20-over match)
Umpires
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Ravindra Kottahachchi
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Ruchira Palliyaguruge
TV Umpire
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Lyndon Hannibal
Reserve Umpire
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Hemantha Boteju
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsColombo Kings 2, Kandy Tuskers 0