Highway Security World Collection: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sanath Jayasuriya star in SL Legends win over SA Legends | Cricket Information
Sri Lanka Legends skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan lit up the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium in Raipur on Monday (March 8) night together with his glowing strokeplay to steer his facet to a cushty nine-wicket win over South Africa Legends within the Road Safety World Series T20 series.
Dilshan led from the entrance not simply with bat, but in addition with the ball as his all-round present helped the staff register a straightforward win. Dilshan hammered 50 not out off 40 balls together with seven fours after his economical bowling of 1/11 from 4 overs.
Having restricted South Africa to a paltry 89 within the T20 sport, Dilshan and Upul Tharanga (27, 31b, 5×4) added 69 runs for the second wicket that noticed Sri Lanka achieved the goal with 40 balls to spare. With Sri Lanka needing two runs to win and Dilshan 4 for his half-century, the fashionable batsman swept South Africa off-break Thandi Tshabalala for a boundary and helped Lankans end the sport at 92/1.
Sri Lankans, with three wins and one defeat from 4 ties, at the moment are behind India Legends with 12 factors. Earlier, Sri Lanka Legends received the toss and opted to discipline first and bundled South Africa out for 89 in 18.5 overs.
Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, seamer Nuwan Kulasekara and Sanath Jayasuriya took two wickets every. South Africa’s No. 3 Andrew Puttick was the top-scorer with a 46-ball 39 that included 4 boundaries. The South Africans by no means seemed settled from the start as they misplaced their first wicket on the very first ball of the match after a foul name between openers Loots Bosman and Alviro Petersen (0) which value them a run out of the latter in captain Dilshan’s over.
South Africa Legends 89 in 18.5 overs (Andrew Puttick 39; Nuwan Kulasekara 2/13, Rangana Herath 2/11, Sanath Jayasuriya 2/25) misplaced to Sri Lanka Legends 92/1 in 13.2 overs (Tillakaratne Dilshan 50 n.o., Upul Tharanga 27 n.o.)