LPL 2020 - Match 17: Dambulla Vikings beat the Galle Gladiators
At the 17th match of the LPL tournament, which was held yesterday (09), Dambulla Vikings beat the Galle Gladiators by four wickets.
Batting first Galle Gladiators scored 168 runs for the loss of seven wickets.
Dhanushka Goonetileke scored 46 runs, giving a good head start for the team. As he neared his half-century, he was removed by a ball thrown by Dasun Shanaka and was caught by Niroshan Dickwella.
On behalf of the Dambulla team, Ramesh Mendis, Kasun Rajitha and Dasun Shanaka scored two wickets each.
In response, on behalf of the Dambulla Viikings Dickwella and Angelo Perera scored 38 and 45 runs respectively.
However, Dambulla's newcomer Samiullah Shinwari scored 46 runs with two sixes and four fours to take Dambulla to victory.
Dhananjaya Lakshan took two wickets while Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya and Mohamed Ameer took one wicket each for Galle