The Sri Lanka-Afghanistan second one-day cricket match was held today (11) at the Pallekele International Stadium and the Sri Lankan team managed to win the match by 155 runs.
Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kusal Mendis, who won the toss, decided to bat first.
Accordingly, the Sri Lankan team scored 308 runs by losing 6 wickets at the end of 50 overs.
The Afghanistan bowlers managed to take the first wicket of the Sri Lankan team within 19 runs. Pathum Nissanka was dismissed for 18 runs after Omarzai’s ball.
In today’s match, Charit was able to score 97 runs and his innings included 2 sixes and 9 fours.
Apart from that, captain Kusal Mendis scored 61 runs, Sadira Samarawickrama scored 52 runs and Janith Liyanage scored 50 runs for the Sri Lankan team.
Omazai managed to take 3 wickets for the Afghanistan team while bowling.
Accordingly, after entering the field to chase a winning target of 309 runs, the Afghanistan team was able to collect only 153 runs at the end of 33 overs and 5 balls.
For Afghanistan, Rahmat Shah scored 63 runs and Ibrahim scored 54 runs.
Wanidu Hasuranga, who bowled very well, took 4 wickets for 27 runs. Pramod Madushan took one wicket, Dilshan Madusanka and Asita Fernando shared 2 wickets each. Man of the match Charit near.
Accordingly, the Sri Lankan team was able to win the three-match Sri Lanka-Afghanistan one-day series with one more match remaining.