Match

Lanka Premier League, 2021 | Eliminator | at Hambantota | 19 December 2021 | 04:00 PM
Match Ended
CS Live Score Colombo Stars CS
145/6 (20.0)
DG Live Score Dambulla Giants DG
146/4 (18.5)

Player of the Match: Janith Liyanage

Commentry
Over: 20 | 13 Runs
Score: 145/6
1
19.6
Chamika Karunaratne to Karim Janat
A slower ball, into the pitch, outside off. Karim Janat stays back and flat-bats it to long on for a run. Colombo Stars finish with 145/6.
4
19.5
Chamika Karunaratne to Karim Janat
FOUR! SMACKED! Back of a length, outside off. Karim Janat hangs back and punches it over the cover fielder for a boundary.
6
19.4
Chamika Karunaratne to Karim Janat
SIX! BANG! Karim Janat means business! Slower ball, on a length, outside off. Janat stays back and smokes it way over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
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19.3
Chamika Karunaratne to Dinesh Chandimal
OUT! CAUGHT! Excellent catch from Philip Salt at long on! Another slower ball, into the pitch, outside off. Chandimal looks to go over long on but he miscues it in the air towards Salt at long on. Salt moves across to his left, hops and takes a very good catch.
1
19.2
Chamika Karunaratne to Angelo Mathews
An off-pace delivery, outside off. Angelo Mathews looks to slog but it goes off the toe end towards short third man. Mathews gets to his fifty with a single.
1
19.1
Chamika Karunaratne to Dinesh Chandimal
A slower ball, into the pitch, outside off. Dinesh Chandimal cuts it to deep cover for one.
Over: 19 | 12 Runs
Score: 132/5
4
18.6
Josh Little to Angelo Mathews
FOUR! Nicely done! Full ball, around middle and leg. Angelo Mathews moves across in his crease and smashes it past the square leg fielder for a boundary. He moves on to 49!
1
18.5
Josh Little to Dinesh Chandimal
Back of a length, outside off. Dinesh Chandimal looks to heave it away but it goes off the inner half of the blade towards the mid-wicket region for a run.
1
18.4
Josh Little to Angelo Mathews
Into the blockhole, outside off. Angelo Mathews digs it out towards mid off and takes a run.
4
18.3
Josh Little to Angelo Mathews
FOUR! SMASHED! Fuller in length, outside off. Mathews chips it over mid on and bags a boundary.
0
18.2
Josh Little to Angelo Mathews
Length ball, angling in late from off. Angelo Mathews shuffles across way too much and misses his heave on the leg side.
2
18.1
Josh Little to Angelo Mathews
A full toss, outside off. Angelo Mathews drills it back past the bowler and comes back for the second run.
Over: 18 | 4 Runs
Score: 120/5
1
17.6
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
Another slower ball, around off. Angelo Mathews stays back and drills it to long on for a single. Just 4 runs and a wicket off the over!
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17.5
Nuwan Pradeep to Seekkuge Prasanna
OUT! TAKEN! Nuwan Pradeep gets his second wicket and takes the big wicket of Seekkuge Prasanna! A slower ball, into the pitch, outside off. Prasanna looks to slash hard but it goes off the outer half of the blade and in the air towards deep backward point. Josh Little there, settles under it and takes a good catch.
1
17.4
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
Short of a length, outside off. Angelo Mathews heaves it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
1
17.3
Nuwan Pradeep to Seekkuge Prasanna
Back of a length, outside off. Seekkuge Prasanna looks to heave it away but he gets a top edge which falls in the vacant mid on region. The batters cross for a run.
0
17.2
Nuwan Pradeep to Seekkuge Prasanna
A slower ball, outside off. Seekkuge Prasanna flashes hard but he fails to get any bat on it.
1
17.1
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
A slower bouncer, down leg. Angelo Mathews works it behind square on the leg side. Sachitha Jayathilake moves across to his right from short fine leg and dives to stop the ball. A single taken.
Over: 17 | 6 Runs
Score: 116/4
1
16.6
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Flatter and quicker, on middle. Angelo Mathews works it to long on and collects a run.
1
16.5
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
In the air...but safe! Loopy ball, outside off. Seekkuge Prasanna chips it uppishly towards long on for one.
1
16.4
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Flatter ball, on leg. Angelo Mathews tucks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
0
16.3
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Sharp turn! Tossed up, outside off and spinning away late. Angelo Mathews looks to block but the ball goes past his outside edge.
1
16.2
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
Tossed up, around middle. Seekkuge Prasanna drags it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
2
16.1
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
Almost, chopped on! Floated, outside off. Seekkuge Prasanna looks for a slog sweep but he gets an inside edge towards short fine leg for a couple of runs.
Over: 16 | 13 Runs
Score: 110/4
0
15.6
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Jayathilake serves a quicker ball, fuller in length and on the pads. Angelo Mathews looks to flick but he misses and gets hit on his pad. 13 runs off the over!
6
15.5
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
SIX! Angelo Mathews is on the charge! This is a flatter ball, on a length, around leg. Mathews backs away and sends it sailing over deep mid-wicket for another maximum!
6
15.4
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
SIX! WHACKED! Fuller in length, on off. Angelo Mathews gets under it and tonks it over long on for a biggie.
0
15.3
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Swing and a miss! A googly, around middle and spinning in late. Angelo Mathews gets down on his knee and looks to sweep but he misses.
1
15.2
Sachitha Jayathilake to Seekkuge Prasanna
Overpitched ball, around off. Seekkuge Prasanna squeezes it out to long off for a run.
0
15.1
Sachitha Jayathilake to Seekkuge Prasanna
Flatter ball, on off. Seekkuge Prasanna digs it out back to the bowler.
Over: 15 | 2 Runs
Score: 93/4
0
14.6
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Tad fuller, on middle and leg. Angelo Mathews blocks it back to the bowler.
1
14.5
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
Flatter and quicker. Seekkuge Prasanna works it away to mid-wicket and gets off the mark with that single.
0
14.4
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
Quicker through the air, around middle. Seekkuge Prasanna pushes it to covers. Another dot ball.
0
14.3
Imran Tahir to Seekkuge Prasanna
A googly this time, on middle. Seekkuge Prasanna punches it to cover off the back foot.
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14.2
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
OUT! Imran Tahir strikes again! Much slower through the air this time, on the off pole. Pathum Nissanka gets down on his knee and tries to slog sweep. But couldn't get hold of it as he finds Chamika Karunaratne at deep mid-wicket who takes a comfortable catch. And off goes Imran Tahir spreading his arms and celebrating that wicket!
1
14.1
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Loopy delivery, outside off. Angelo Mathews drives it to long off for a single.
Over: 14 | 7 Runs
Score: 91/3
0
13.6
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Pathum Nissanka tries be innovative here. Nuwan Pradeep serves a shortish ball, around middle. Pathum Nissanka shuffles and looks to scoop this, but manages to get a slight edge wide of the keeper. Dot to the end the over.
1
13.5
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
Full length, on the pads. Angelo Mathews flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
0
13.4
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
On a length, around off. Angelo Mathews blocks it out.
1
13.3
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Shortish delivery, outside off. Pathum Nissanka makes room and slashes it towards covers for a single.
1
13.2
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
Tad fuller, on the pads. Angelo Mathews flicks it towards fine leg for a single.
4
13.1
Nuwan Pradeep to Angelo Mathews
FOUR! One bounce and four! Nuwan Pradeep serves a good-length delivery, on the leg. Angelo Mathews heaves this towards deep square leg for a boundary.
Over: 13 | 9 Runs
Score: 84/3
1
12.6
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Loopy ball, on off. Angelo Mathews strokes it to long on and gets a run.
1
12.5
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Tossed up, on a length, on middle. Pathum Nissanka works it to long on for one.
0
12.4
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Flatter and quicker, on off. Pathum Nissanka hangs back and taps it to short third man.
1
12.3
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Flatter ball, outside off. Angelo Mathews drills it to long off for a run.
4
12.2
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
FOUR! A welcome boundary for Colombo Stars! Fuller in length, on middle. Mathews smacks it past the bowler and collects a boundary.
2
12.1
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Tossed up, on off. Angelo Mathews chips it across the line towards deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
Over: 12 | 6 Runs
Score: 75/3
1
11.6
Chamika Karunaratne to Angelo Mathews
Fuller in length, around middle. Angelo Mathews makes room and looks to go over the leg side but manages to get the inner half of the bat to long on. A single to end the over.
1
11.5
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
On a length, outside off. Nissanka guides it to point. A single taken.
1
11.4
Chamika Karunaratne to Angelo Mathews
Serves a full delivery, around middle. Angelo Mathews nudges it to deep mid-wicket. Runs the first one hard, he wants the second run but is sent back by Pathum Nissanka.
1
11.3
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
Shortish delivery, on the thigh pads. Pathum Nissanka pulls it gently to deep square leg for a run.
1
11.2
Chamika Karunaratne to Angelo Mathews
Full-length, on the pads. Mathews tucks it to deep mid-wicket. A single taken.
1
11.1
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
Taking the pace off, serves on a length and wide of off. Pathum Nissanka waits for it and slashes it towards covers for a single.
Over: 11 | 4 Runs
Score: 69/3
1
10.6
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Loopy delivery, around middle and leg. Pathum Nissanka flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a single. Nissanka will keep the strike for the next over.
1
10.5
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Fullish again, around middle and leg. Angelo Mathews drags it to long on for a single.
0
10.4
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Full in length, on middle. Angelo Mathews drives it to the man at mid on. Another dot.
0
10.3
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Tad fuller, on the pads. Angelo Mathews blocks it on the leg side.
1
10.2
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Back of a length, outside off. Pathum Nissanka hangs back and pulls it to deep mid-wicket and rotates the strike.
1
10.1
Sachitha Jayathilake to Angelo Mathews
Short in length, outside off. Angelo Mathews, on back foot, punches it to long off for a single.
Over: 10 | 8 Runs
Score: 65/3
0
9.6
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Full, on middle. Pathum Nissanka leans forward and blocks it watchfully. End of a successful over.
1
9.5
Imran Tahir to Angelo Mathews
Loopy delivery, outside off. Angelo Mathews lunges and drives it long off. Gets off the mark with that single.
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9.4
Imran Tahir to Dhananjaya de Silva
OUT! CLEANED HIM UP! Much slower through the air, short in length, on middle. Dhananjaya de Silva is forced to stay on the back foot, and looks to work this on the off side but gets beaten completely and the ball knocks the bails off. Imran Tahir strikes at the right time!
2
9.3
Imran Tahir to Dhananjaya de Silva
Very full, on the leg. Dhananjaya de Silva dabs it to deep mid-wicket for a brace.
1
9.2
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Loopy delivery, around middle Pathum Nissanka leans forward and tucks it towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
4
9.1
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
FOUR! Perfectly placed! Delivers a shortish delivery, wide of off, Pathum Nissanka, on the back foot, chops it towards deep point for a boundary.
Over: 9 | 15 Runs
Score: 57/2
4
8.6
Sachitha Jayathilake to Dhananjaya de Silva
FOUR! AND AGAIN! Shorter in length, around off. Dhananjaya de Silva stays back and pulls it towards deep mid-wicket. The fielder in the deep dives to his right but the ball goes past him and into the fence.
4
8.5
Sachitha Jayathilake to Dhananjaya de Silva
FOUR! Flatter ball, outside off. Dhananjaya de Silva stays back to cut it late but it goes off the outside edge past the short third man for a boundary.
1
8.4
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Tossed up, around off. Pathum Nissanka drives it past the bowler towards long off for one.
1
8.3
Sachitha Jayathilake to Dhananjaya de Silva
Another quicker ball, on leg. Dhananjaya de Silva works it towards deep mid-wicket for one.
1
8.2
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
Flatter ball, around leg. Pathum Nissanka tucks it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
4
8.1
Sachitha Jayathilake to Pathum Nissanka
FOUR! A half-tracker, outside off. Pathum Nissanka rocks back and pulls it behind square on the leg side. Chamika Karunaratne runs across from deep square leg and half-stops it. Another fielder runs in from deep mid-wicket and he tries to parry the ball in play but he fails and the ball goes over the fence.
Over: 8 | 9 Runs
Score: 42/2
1
7.6
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
A quick single! Length ball, angling in from middle. Pathum Nissanka nudges it to Josh Little at short fine leg and takes off for a single. Little has a shy at the bowler's end but he misses.
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7.5
Chamika Karunaratne to Dhananjaya de Silva
Leg bye! Back of a length, around leg. Dhananjaya de Silva misses his flick and gets hit on his pad. The ball rolls away to the leg side for a leg bye.
1
7.4
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
Sensible batting! Good-length ball, outside off. Pathum Nissanka opens the face of his bat and steers it to third man for a run.
4
7.3
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
FOUR! Nicely played! Banged in short, around off. Pathum Nissanka swivels and pulls it behind square on the leg side for a boundary.
1
7.2
Chamika Karunaratne to Dhananjaya de Silva
Back of a length, outside off. Dhananjaya de Silva hangs back and steers it to third man for a run.
1
7.1
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
Full ball, on middle. Pathum Nissanka drills it to long on and takes a single.
Over: 7 | 5 Runs
Score: 33/2
1
6.6
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Nicely tossed up, around off. Pathum Nissanka presses forward and drives it past the bowler for a single.
1
6.5
Imran Tahir to Dhananjaya de Silva
Flatter and quicker, around leg. Dhananjaya de Silva stays back and tucks it behind square on the leg side for a brace.
1
6.4
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Flatter ball, outside off. Pathum Nissanka cuts it to deep cover for a run.
1
6.3
Imran Tahir to Dhananjaya de Silva
A googly this time, on a length, outside off and spinning in late. Dhananjaya de Silva prods and turns it to wide of mid-wicket for one.
1
6.2
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Overpitched ball, around middle. Pathum Nissanka works it to long on and collects a single.
0
6.1
Imran Tahir to Pathum Nissanka
Fuller in length, around off. Pathum Nissanka digs it out to covers.
Over: 6 | 4 Runs
Score: 28/2
1
5.6
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
On a length and on the pads. Pathum Nissanka clips it towards mid-wicket. this time they settle for just a single.
1
5.5
Chamika Karunaratne to Dhananjaya de Silva
Short in length, outside off. Dhananjaya de Silva cuts it towards point and gets off the mark with that single.
0
5.4
Chamika Karunaratne to Dhananjaya de Silva
Fuller delivery, outside off. Dhananjaya de Silva pushes it to covers. Dot ball.
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5.3
Chamika Karunaratne to Tom Banton
OUT! RUN OUT! Oh, dear! Colombo Stars have lost another wicket. Chamika Karunaratne serves a shortish delivery, outside off. Tom Banton pulls it with all his power to deep-wicket. Najibullah Zadran does well to stop the ball there. He collects the ball and throws it to Niroshan Dickwella, who whips the bails off as Tom Banton sets off for his second run. The batters were very late on deciding for the second run, and that's cost them a wicket here.
1
5.2
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
A length ball, around middle and leg. Pathum Nissanka punches it from the inner half of his bat towards deep mid-wicket. A single taken.
0
5.1
Chamika Karunaratne to Pathum Nissanka
Chamika Karunaratne begins with good-length delivery, around middle. Pathum Nissanka makes room and pulls it to the man at mid on.
Over: 5 | 3 Runs
Score: 24/1
0
4.6
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Good-length delivery, around the off pole. Tom Banton blocks it on the off side. He wants a single but is sent back by his partner. Dot ball to end the over.
2
4.5
Josh Little to Tom Banton
On a length, on the pads. Tom Banton flicks it towards deep square leg for a brace.
0
4.4
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Back of a length, outside off. Tom Banton pushes it to point. Dot ball.
1
4.3
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
Shortish delivery, around middle. Pathum Nissanka pulls it to the man at mid on and scampers through to the other end for a quick single.
0
4.2
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
A loud shout for LBW but turned down! Serves it on a length, around middle. Pathum Nissanka looks to flick on the leg side, but misses as the ball nips back in onto his pads. A big shout but the umpire thinks otherwise. The replay confirms the ball was going over the wickets.
0
4.1
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
On a good length, outside off. Pathum Nissanka dabs it to point. No run there.
Over: 4 | 10 Runs
Score: 21/1
4
3.6
Nuwan Pradeep to Tom Banton
FOUR! Good end to the over! Overpitching it this time, around middle. Tom Banton lofts it over mid on for a boundary.
0
3.5
Nuwan Pradeep to Tom Banton
Good-length delivery, outside off. Tom Banton punches it to covers.
1
3.4
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Tad fuller this time, on the pads. Pathum Nissanka flicks it to mid-wicket for a single.
4
3.3
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
FOUR! Top-shot! Short in length again, wide of off. Pathum Nissanka stands tall and steers it through the covers for a boundary.
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3.3
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Wide! Short in length again, down the leg. Pathum Nissanka goes for the pull but misses. Wide called.
0
3.2
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Beaten! Serves a back-of-a-length delivery, outside off. Pathum Nissanka advances down the pitch and tries to heave it over the off side buts gets beaten as the ball drifts away a tad bit.
0
3.1
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Full-length ball, on the pads. Pathum Nissanka taps it to mid-wicket. No run there.
Over: 3 | 6 Runs
Score: 11/1
1
2.6
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
Good-length delivery, darted on the pads. Pathum Nissanka nudges it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
0
2.5
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
This is a length ball, angling in from middle and leg. Pathum Nissanka looks to flick but he gets an inside edge onto his pad.
0
2.4
Josh Little to Pathum Nissanka
BEATEN! Length ball, angling across the batter from outside off. Pathum Nissanka looks to drive on the up but the ball goes past his blade.
1
2.3
Josh Little to Tom Banton
On a length, outside off. Tom Banton steers it to third man and bags a single.
0
2.2
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Back of a length, on leg. Tom Banton tucks it to mid-wicket.
4
2.1
Josh Little to Tom Banton
FOUR! SHOT! Good-length ball, outside off. Banton stands tall and caresses it through the cover region for a boundary.
Over: 2 | 2 Runs
Score: 5/1
1
1.6
Nuwan Pradeep to Tom Banton
Full ball, around middle. Tom Banton flicks it to mid-wicket. The fielder there half-stops it and the batters take one.
1
1.5
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
On a length, outside off. Pathum Nissanka stays back, opens the face of his bat and steers it to third man for a run.
0
1.4
Nuwan Pradeep to Pathum Nissanka
Back of a length, outside off. Pathum Nissanka hangs back and defends it towards cover.
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1.3
Nuwan Pradeep to Kusal Perera
OUT! Nuwan Pradeep strikes early and the danger man Kusal Perera walks back to the hut! A length ball, outside off. Kusal Perera looks to go over covers but miscues his shot to Chamika Karunaratne at mid off. An easy catch for him.
0
1.2
Nuwan Pradeep to Kusal Perera
Tad fuller, on the pads. Kusal Perera tucks it mid-wicket. Dot ball.
0
1.1
Nuwan Pradeep to Kusal Perera
Swing and a miss! Nuwan Pradeep serves a good-length delivery, outside off. Kusal Perera swings hard but misses.
Over: 1 | 3 Runs
Score: 3/0
0
0.6
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Back of a length, outside off. Tom Banton hangs back and pushes it to mid off.
0
0.5
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Length ball, outside off. Banton looks to poke at it but the ball zips past his blade.
0
0.4
Josh Little to Tom Banton
Short of a length, around off. Tom Banton turns it to mid-wicket.
1
0.3
Josh Little to Kusal Perera
Banged in short, outside off. Kusal Perera hangs back and pulls it in front of square for a single.
2
0.2
Josh Little to Kusal Perera
Short of a length, outside off. Kusal Perera stays back and pulls it uppishly over the mid-wicket fielder for a couple of runs. Colombo Stars are up and running!
0
0.1
Josh Little to Kusal Perera
Back of a length, angling in from outside off. Kusal Perera looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto his pad.
Commentry
4
18.5
Karim Janat to Janith Liyanage
FOUR! Up and over! A back-of-a-length delivery, outside off. Janith Liyanage, on back foot, slashes that over third man for a boundary. And that finishes things off. Dambulla Giants win and progress to Qualifier 2.
1
18.4
Karim Janat to Chamika Karunaratne
Shortish delivery, around middle. Chamika Karunaratne pulls and gets a top edge over the man at mid-wicket. A single taken.
4
18.3
Karim Janat to Chamika Karunaratne
FOUR! Beautifully placed! A low full toss, on the pads. Chamika Karunaratne flicks it towards the mid-wicket region. Naveen-ul-Haq chases the ball from long on but fails to get there.
2
18.2
Karim Janat to Chamika Karunaratne
Slower ball, outside off. Chamika Karunaratne pulls and gets an outside edge towards deep mid-wicket. Two runs taken.
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18.1
Karim Janat to Janith Liyanage
LEG BYE! Janat starts off well, a length ball, angling it in on the pads. Janith Liyanage tries to pull, but gets beaten. The Ball hits the pads and flies to the keeper and the batters scamper through for a quick single.
Over: 18 | 6 Runs
Score: 134/4
2
17.6
Naveen-ul-Haq to Chamika Karunaratne
Had Dinesh Chandimal gathered that cleanly Janith Liyanage would have been a goner! Length ball, around middle. Chamika Karunaratne drills it to wide of long on and comes back for the second run. Janith Liyanage dives to get to the non-striker's end. The throw comes in from long on towards Dinesh Chandimal at the non-striker's end but he fails to gather it cleanly and a run out chance goes begging!
1
17.5
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Another slower ball, into the deck, outside off. Janith Liyanage flat-bats it to long off and takes a run.
1
17.4
Naveen-ul-Haq to Chamika Karunaratne
Fuller in length, around middle. Chamika Karunaratne drills it to long on and takes a single.
1
17.3
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Back of a length, outside off. Janith Liyanage drills it to long off for a single.
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17.2
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
OUT! TAKEN! Naveen-ul-Haq gets his man and this is a much-needed wicket for Colombo Stars! Naveen-ul-Haq hurls a slower ball, into the pitch, outside off. Najibullah Zadran backs away and looks to heave it away but he gets the shouder of his bat and the ball goes high in the night sky, only to find Dinesh Chandimal at long on who takes a good catch.
1
17.1
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Length ball, outside off. Janith Liyanage steers it to third man and gets a single. Fifty for Janith Liyanage! His second fifty of the tournament! He has delivered here when his side has needed him the most!
Over: 17 | 6 Runs
Score: 128/3
0
16.6
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Swing and a miss! Make that 5 dots in a row! A slower bouncer again. Najibullah Zadran goes early into his shot and gets beaten on lack of pace.
0
16.5
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Wide yorker. Najibullah Zadran throws his bat and fails to get any bat on it.
0
16.4
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Quicker this time, on the body. Najibullah Zadran is early on his shot as he misses and gets hit on his body. Another dot.
0
16.3
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Serves a slower one, around off and middle. Najibullah Zadran wants to pull again, and the result is the same. He gets beaten on lack of pace.
0
16.2
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Taking the pace off on this occasion, outside off. Najibullah Zadran goes for the ball but gets beaten on lack of pace.
6
16.1
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
SIX! Bang! A length delivery, around off. Najibullah Zadran gets hold of this perfectly as he tonks it over long off for a biggie. This is precisely the smartness which was required by this pair. By seeing Chameera off, they ensured that he was not taking wickets and apart from him, no other pacer has impressed for Colombo this season. And Najib knows Karim well. That shot was like he was facing him in the nets!
Over: 16 | 5 Runs
Score: 122/3
2
15.6
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
Shortish delivery, around middle. Janith Liyanage manages to get an inside edge towards third man for a brace. 24 runs needed off 24 balls.
1
15.5
Dushmantha Chameera to Najibullah Zadran
On a length, on the pads. Najibullah Zadran tucks it away towards fine leg for a single.
0
15.4
Dushmantha Chameera to Najibullah Zadran
NOT OUT! An appeal for Caught behind but turned out! A short in length, outside off. Najibullah Zadran looks to hoick this over the leg side but misses. An appeal for caught behind but the umpire says no. The Stars take a review and UltraEdge confirms no bat or glove involved. The decision stands.
0
15.3
Dushmantha Chameera to Najibullah Zadran
Pace and bounce! A short delivery, over middle. Najibullah Zadran just ducks under it.
1
15.2
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
A length, outside off. Janith Liyanage hangs back and guides it to third man for a run.
1
15.1
Dushmantha Chameera to Najibullah Zadran
A pacey delivery, around the off pole. Najibullah Zadran swings hard and it gets the inner half off the bat towards deep mid-wicket. A single taken.
Over: 15 | 11 Runs
Score: 117/3
2
14.6
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
DROPPED! A very tough one though! Banged into the deck, outside off. Janith Liyanage miscues his pull and the ball goes in the air to wide of long on. The fielder at long on runs to his right, dives but only manages a finger tip to it. The batters take a couple. 29 runs needed off 30 balls.
4
14.5
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
FOUR! Nicely done! Back of a length, outside off. Janith Liyanage stays back, opens the face of his bat and ramps it through the third ma region for a boundary.
1
14.4
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
On a length, around off. Najibullah Zadran steers it to third man and bags a single.
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14.4
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
Wide! Tad slower this time, wide of off. Najibullah Zadran throws his bat at it, but fails to connect. Wide called.
1
14.3
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Back of a length, on middle. Janith Liyanage clips it uppishly towards deep mid-wicket for a run.
1
14.2
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
Short of a length, on leg. Najibullah Zadran nudges it to the leg side for one.
1
14.1
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Back of a length, outside off. Janith Liyanage steers it to third man for a single.
Over: 14 | 7 Runs
Score: 106/3
0
13.6
Jeffrey Vandersay to Najibullah Zadran
A low full toss, on off. Najibullah Zadran pushes it back to the bowler. 40 runs needed off 36 balls.
2
13.5
Jeffrey Vandersay to Najibullah Zadran
Flatter ball, outside off. Najibullah Zadran rocks back and cuts it past the cover fielder to grab a couple of runs.
1
13.4
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Slightly shorter in length, outside off. Janith Liyanage stays back and tucks it to deep mid-wicket for a brace.
1
13.3
Jeffrey Vandersay to Najibullah Zadran
Darted on the pads. Najibullah Zadran clips it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
2
13.2
Jeffrey Vandersay to Najibullah Zadran
Flatter and quicker, outside off. Najibullah Zadran cuts it to the cover fielder who fumbles and concedes a couple of runs.
1
13.1
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Loopy ball, around off. Janith Liyanage chips it to long off and collects a single.
Over: 13 | 13 Runs
Score: 99/3
6
12.6
Seekkuge Prasanna to Najibullah Zadran
SIX! WHACKED! Tossed up, on a length, around off. Najibullah Zadran gets down on his knee and slog sweeps it over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. 47 runs needed off 42 balls.
1
12.5
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Flatter and quicker, outside off. Janith Liyanage pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
1
12.4
Seekkuge Prasanna to Najibullah Zadran
Loopy ball, on off. Najibullah Zadran drills it to long off for one.
2
12.3
Seekkuge Prasanna to Najibullah Zadran
Good effort from Tom Banton in the deep. Tossed up, on middle. Najibullah Zadran tonks it over the bowler's head. Tom Banton runs across from long off, dives and keeps it to two.
1
12.2
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Flatter ball, outside off. Janith Liyanage cuts it to deep cover for a single.
2
12.1
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Tossed up, outside off. Janith Liyanage chips it over the bowler's head for a run. The fielder at long off fumbles and the batters take one more.
Over: 12 | 2 Runs
Score: 86/3
1
11.6
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
Full-length, outside off. Janith Liyanage drives it mid off and races away to the other end. A slight fumble at mid off allows the batters to complete the run comfortably. 2 off the over.
0
11.5
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
A bouncer this time, around leg. Janith Liyanage ducks under it. Another dot ball.
0
11.4
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
Three dots on the trot now! Fuller in length, around middle and off. Janith Liyanage pushes it to the man at mid off.
0
11.3
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
Back-of-a-length delivery, on the leg stump at 140.1 clicks. Janith Liyanage defends that one out.
0
11.2
Dushmantha Chameera to Janith Liyanage
A pacey delivery, shortish length, outside off. Janith Liyanage leaves that alone.
1
11.1
Dushmantha Chameera to Najibullah Zadran
Overpitching it, outside off. Najibullah Zadran drives it towards deep cover. A single taken.
Over: 11 | 6 Runs
Score: 84/3
2
10.6
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Full this time, around middle and leg. Janith Liyanage clips it towards deep square leg. Two runs to end the over.
1
10.5
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
Pace on this time, on a length and on the pads. Najibullah Zadran goes to flick but misses. The ball brushes off his thigh pad, rolls towards fine leg for a single.
1
10.4
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Slower delivery this time, around the off pole. Janith Liyanage drags it to long on for a single.
1
10.3
Naveen-ul-Haq to Najibullah Zadran
Overpitching it, on the off pole. Najibullah Zadran drills it to long on for a single.
1
10.2
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Short in length, around the off pole. Janith Liyanage, on the back foot, taps it towards mid on and scampers through to the other end and dives to get in the crease.
0
10.1
Naveen-ul-Haq to Janith Liyanage
Full length, on middle. Janith Liyanage pushes it back to the bowler.
Over: 10 | 7 Runs
Score: 78/3
1
9.6
Karim Janat to Janith Liyanage
Length ball, outside off. Janith Liyanage guides to third man for one run. 68 runs needed off 60 balls.
1
9.5
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Back of length, around leg. Najibullah Zadran pushes it to mid-wicket for single.
4
9.4
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
FOUR! Up and over! Karim Janat serves a short ball, outside off. Najibullah Zadran stands tall and slashes it towards deep cover for a boundary.
0
9.3
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
Back-of-a-length delivery, outside off. Najibullah Zadran, on the back foot, punches to the man at cover.
0
9.2
Karim Janat to Najibullah Zadran
On a length, around off. Najibullah Zadran defends that one out.
1
9.1
Karim Janat to Janith Liyanage
A length delivery, around the off pole. Janith Liyanage just taps it towards point. That ball came in sharply. A single taken.
Over: 9 | 10 Runs
Score: 71/3
2
8.6
Jeffrey Vandersay to Najibullah Zadran
Tossed up, on a length, outside off. Najibullah Zadran presses forward and drives it past the cover fielder for a couple of runs. 75 runs needed off 66 balls.
1
8.5
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Tossed up, around off and turning away late. Janith Liyanage looks to block but it goes off the outside edge past the slip fielder for a run.
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8.4
Jeffrey Vandersay to Philip Salt
OUT! CAUGHT! Huge moment in this game as Jeffrey Vandersay gets rid of the dangerous Salt! He tosses it up nicely, outside off and turning away late. Salt looks for a slog sweep but he gets a top edge and the ball goes in the air towards deep mid-wicket. Naveen-ul-Haq runs in from the deep, reaches towards the ball, slips but pouches it in the end.
1
8.3
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Fuller in length, around middle. Janith Liyanage clips it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
4
8.2
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
FOUR! Nicely done! Tossed up, around off. Janith Liyanage plays the reverse sweep past the diving point fielder for a boundary. Smart option too. Because there is a short fine leg in place, sweeping or paddling is not going to get him much runs.
2
8.1
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Loopy ball, outside off. Janith Liyanage gets down on his knee and sweeps it behind square on the leg side for a couple of runs.
Over: 8 | 8 Runs
Score: 61/2
0
7.6
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
Play and a miss! Tossed up, on a length, outside off and spinning away late. Philip Salt looks to drive but he misses as the ball spins past his blade. 85 runs needed off 72 balls.
1
7.5
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Darted on the pads. Janith Liyanage nudges it to deep mid-wicket for another siingle.
1
7.4
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
Flatter and quicker, around middle. Philip Salt works it to long on for a single.
1
7.3
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
A tad short, outside off. Janith Liyanage punches it to cover for a run.
4
7.2
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
FOUR! Good use of the feet! Fuller in length, around off. Janith Liyanage skips down and lofts it over the bowler's head for a boundary.
1
7.1
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
Flatter ball, on leg. Philip Salt tucks it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
Over: 7 | 8 Runs
Score: 53/2
0
6.6
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Flatter, around the off pole. Janith Liyanage punches it towards cover. Dot to end the over.
0
6.5
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Slower through the air, outside the off pole. Janith Liyanage cuts that to point. Dot ball.
1
6.4
Jeffrey Vandersay to Philip Salt
BYE! A STUMPING CHANCE MISSED! Shortish in length, outside off, Philip Salt advances down the pitch and swings hard at it, but misses it completely. Kusal Perera behind the stumps fails to collect the ball as well, and a huge chance goes down.
6
6.3
Jeffrey Vandersay to Philip Salt
SIX! HAMMERED! A loopy delivery, around the off pole. Philip Salt waits for it and hammers it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie.
1
6.2
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Full, around middle. Janith Liyanage scoops this over fine leg for a single.
0
6.1
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Tossed up, on the pads. Janith Liyanage advances down the pitch and misses his flick.
Over: 6 | 6 Runs
Score: 45/2
0
5.6
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
On a length, around middle. Philip Salt looks to cut but it goes off the thick inside edge onto the deck. Dambulla Giants are 45/2 at the end of the Powerplay.
4
5.5
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
FOUR! Cut away! A bit shorter in length, around off. Salt backs away and cuts it past the diving cover fielder for a boundary.
1
5.4
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Flatter and quicker, outside off. Janith Liyanage hangs back and guides it to short third man for a run.
0
5.3
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Flatter and quicker, on a length, outside off. Janith Liyanage keeps it out.
0
5.2
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Flatter ball, on off. Janith Liyanage blocks it out.
1
5.1
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
Tossed up, outside off. Philip Salt prods and drives it to long off for a run.
Over: 5 | 10 Runs
Score: 39/2
1
4.6
Jeffrey Vandersay to Philip Salt
Shorter, outside off. Philip Salt hangs back and chops it to covers for a single.
1
4.5
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Flatter, on the pads. Nudges away towards square leg for a single.
1
4.4
Jeffrey Vandersay to Philip Salt
Fullish delivery, around the off pole. Philip Salt drives it to long off for a brace.
3
4.3
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Tad shorter, outside off. Janith Liyanage manages it to get an outside edge, towards third man. Dhananjaya de Silva does well to keep the ball away from the ropes. 3 runs take.
0
4.2
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
Full in length again, outside off. Janith Liyanage lunges and blocks it out.
4
4.1
Jeffrey Vandersay to Janith Liyanage
FOUR! Loopy delivery, full in length, wide of off. Janith Liyanage drives it wide of the man at point. The ball races away for a boundary.
Over: 4 | 9 Runs
Score: 29/2
0
3.6
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
NOT OUT! A loud shout for LBW but turned down! Seekkuge Prasanna serves a loopy delivery, around middle. Philip Salt leans forward and tries to flick it on the leg side but misses. The ball skids through the surface and hits on his pad. A huge shout but the umpire says no and the Stars go for the review. The replay rolls in and the Ball Trackers confirms that it was missing the wickets. Salt survives.
4
3.5
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
FOUR! Back-back boundaries for Philip Salt. This has been crunched! Full and outside off. Philip Salt leans forward and hammers it through the covers for a four.
4
3.4
Seekkuge Prasanna to Philip Salt
FOUR! Fullish delivery, outside off. Philip Salt gets down and drags his bat from outside the off stump and hits it past the man at mid on for a boundary.
1
3.3
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Full and around middle. Janith Liyanage guides it to square leg for a single.
0
3.2
Seekkuge Prasanna to Janith Liyanage
Loopy delivery, full, around middle and leg. Janith Liyanage pushes it back to the bowler.
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3.1
Seekkuge Prasanna to Sandun Weerakkody
OUT! STUMPED! Seekkuge Prasanna strikes on his very first ball! A googly, around off, short in length. Sandun Weerakkody dances down the pitch and tries to guide it on the off side but gets beaten as the ball turns away from him. Kusal Perera collects the ball and whips the bails off and sends Sandun Weerakkody back to the hut.
Over: 3 | 14 Runs
Score: 20/1
4
2.6
Dushmantha Chameera to Philip Salt
FOUR! CARESSED! Short of a length, outside off. Salt hangs back and smacks it past the mid off fielder for a boundary.
2
2.5
Dushmantha Chameera to Philip Salt
DROPPED! A tough one though! Good-length ball, outside off. Philip Salt looks to go over mid on but he miscues it and it goes towards the mid on fielder who jumps to pouch it but fails to grab it cleanly. The ball goes past the fielder and the batters take two runs.
1
2.4
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
On a length, outside off. Sandun Weerakkody stays back and cuts it to deep cover for a brace.
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2.4
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Wide! Too wide, outside off. Sandun Weerakkody slashes hard but misses. Wide called by the umpire.
4
2.3
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
FOUR! First boundary of the innings! Back of a length, around off. Sandun Weerakkody backs away and cuts it past the point fielder for a boundary.
1
2.2
Dushmantha Chameera to Philip Salt
On a length, around middle. Philip Salt works it to mid on and takes a quick run.
1
2.1
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Short of a length, outside off. Sandun Weerakkody stays back and cuts it behind square on the off side for a run.
Over: 2 | 3 Runs
Score: 6/1
1
1.6
Naveen-ul-Haq to Sandun Weerakkody
On a length, around off. Sandun Weerakkody taps it to backward point for a single.
1
1.5
Naveen-ul-Haq to Philip Salt
Fuller in length, outside off. Philip Salt digs it out to third man for a run.
0
1.4
Naveen-ul-Haq to Philip Salt
Short of a length, outside off. Philip Salt punches hard but straight to the extra cover fielder.
0
1.3
Naveen-ul-Haq to Philip Salt
Full ball, outside off. Philip Salt drives hard. Naveen-ul-Haq puts his left hand out and it ricochets off his hand towards mid off.
1
1.2
Naveen-ul-Haq to Sandun Weerakkody
A slower ball, on a length, around middle. Sandun Weerakkody tucks it to mid on and takes a quick single.
0
1.1
Naveen-ul-Haq to Sandun Weerakkody
Back of a length, way outside off. Sandun Weerakkody slashes hard but fails to get any bat on it.
Over: 1 | 3 Runs
Score: 3/1
1
0.6
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Length ball, around middle. Sandun Weerakkody looks to heave it away but it goes off the inner half of the bat towards fine leg for a run. Great pace from Chameera, it was bowled at 150.5 clicks, which is the fastest delivery of the tournament so far!
0
0.5
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Play and a miss! Short of a length, outside off. Sandun Weerakkody looks to cut but he misses as the ball zips past his blade.
1
0.4
Dushmantha Chameera to Philip Salt
Length ball, angling across from off. Philip Salt drives it to mid on and sets off for a quick run. Salt is off the mark straightaway!
1
0.3
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Length ball, on off. Sandun Weerakkody works it to mid off and takes off for a run. Dambulla Giants are underway!
0
0.2
Dushmantha Chameera to Sandun Weerakkody
Back of a length, around off. Sandun Weerakkody taps it to backward point.
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0.1
Dushmantha Chameera to Niroshan Dickwella
OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! What a dream start for Colombo Stars! Chameera starts with a good-length ball, around off. Dickwella stays back and looks to drive on the up but he does not middle it and it goes off the inner half of the bat back to the bowler. Chameera puts his right hand out and takes a stunner!

CS vs DG Squad

Name
R
W
Ba.A
St.R
Kusal Perera
305
0
20.33
131.46
Pathum Nissanka
56
0
11.20
88.88
Dhananjaya de Silva
265
6
22.08
129.26
Tom Banton
109
0
13.62
107.92
Dinesh Chandimal
523
0
43.58
139.83
Angelo Mathews
260
5
23.63
113.53
Seekkuge Prasanna
86
16
10.75
140.98
Karim Janat
11
0
11
366.66
Jeffrey Vandersay
13
11
6.50
65
Dushmantha Chameera
44
21
8.80
86.27
Naveen-ul-Haq
12
18
4
80
Name
R
W
Ba.A
St.R
Niroshan Dickwella
403
0
23.70
149.81
Philip Salt
279
0
31
151.63
Janith Liyanage
107
0
53.50
121.59
Sandun Weerakkody
10
0
10
90.90
Najibullah Zadran
131
0
16.37
109.16
Chamika Karunaratne
81
4
16.20
115.71
Ramesh Mendis
174
13
29
151.30
Sachitha Jayathilake
40
0
20
93.02
Josh Little
0
3
0
0
Imran Tahir
13
15
6.50
100
Nuwan Pradeep
6
18
3
31.57

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