Munaweera, Priyanjan guide SL to 170/7

Munaweera, Priyanjan guide SL to 170/7

September 6, 2017   09:59 pm


Dilshan Munaweera smashed his maiden half-century while debutant Ashan Priyanjan played a useful hand to guide Sri Lanka to a respectable 170 for seven in the lone Twenty20 match against India, here today.      

Playing his 10th T20 match, Munaweera scored a quick-fire 53 off 29 balls with the help of five boundaries and as many as four hits over the fence to keep up Sri Lanka’s momentum at the R Premadasa Stadium here.      

He was ably supported by Priyanjan, who scored a run-a- ball unbeaten 40 during which he hit one boundary and two sixes to take Sri Lanka to the fighting total.      

For India, young leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was the pick of the bowlers with figures of three for 43 from his four overs, while chinaman Kuldeep Yadav scalped two for 20.      

Priyanjan played a handy knock to save the hosts from the blushes after losing their way in the middle overs once again.      

This was after the match started a 55 minutes delay because of wet outfield following rains.      

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