Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 155 Runs with a polished all round performance, Lead the 03 match series 2 – 0

Afghanistan Men’s Tour of Sri Lanka 2024 – 02nd One Day¬†International – Pallekele, Kandy, Central Province

Sri Lanka electing to bat, 308 / 6 – ( 50 Overs ) Charith Asalanka 97no ( 2×6, 9×4, 74 balls ), Skipper Kusal Mendis 61, Sadeera Samarawickrama 52, Janith Liyanage 50, Extras 11 – Kusal Mendis / Sadeera Samarawickrama 103 runs for the 03rd wicket, Charith Asalanka / Janith Liyanage 111 for the 05th wicket, Charith Asalanka / Wanidu Hasaranga 50 runs for the 06th wicket – first 10 overs : 40 / 2, 25 overs : 126 / 2, last 10 overs : 96 / 2 – Azmatullah Omarzai 3 / 56 – career best.

Afghanistan in reply, 153 all out – ( 33.5 Overs ) Rahmat Shah 63, Ibrahim Zadran 54 – 97 runs for the 02nd wicket – Extras 10 – lost the last 09 wickets for the addition of 25 runs – first 10 overs : 49 / 1, 25 overs : 120 / 1, last 8.5 overs : 33 / 9 – Wanidu Hasaranga 4 / 27, Asitha Fernando 2 / 23, Dilshan Madushanka 2 / 28, Skipper Kusal Mendis 02 victims.

Player of the Match : Charith Asalanka – Sri Lanka

Photos courtesy SLC Media