Colombo Stars Defeated Galle Gladiators by 2 Wickets
- Colombo Stars won the toss and opted to bowl first.
- Shafiq scored highest runs for Galle Gladiators, 58 runs in 33 balls.
- Naveen-ul-Haq dismissed 2 GGD batters.
- Galle Gladiators posted 193 runs with a loss of 5 wickets.
- Dinesh Chandimal scored maximum runs for Colombo Stars, 63 in 33 balls.
- Colombo Stars won the match against Galle Gladiators by 2 wickets.
The teams Galle Gladiators and Colombo Stars came to the crease for the 12th match of Lanka Premier League, 2022. With the captains of both the teams on the pitch, Colombo Stars won the toss and opted to bowl first.
Thanuka Dabare and Kusal Mendis came to the middle to open the batting attack with Rajitha on the bowling side. In the first over only, Mendis got the first boundary for the side and the duo got two more boundaries in the immediate over. Galle Gladiators got a score of 17 after 2 overs.
In the 4th over, Dabare smacked three boundaries and six in the consecutive over from Howell. At the 7 overs, GGD crossed the half-century, standing at a score of 52-1. Meanwhile, Dabare lost his wicket to Prasanna who scored 33 runs in 22 balls.
After 10 overs, the side jumped to a score of 83-1. Fuelign 24 runs in 14 balls, Udara lost his wicket to Rajitha and the right-handed batter, Asad Shafiq took the batting charge. Playing 12 overs, the side crossed the century with a score of 103-2.
In the 16th over, Shafiq crunched three boundaries and Mendies got to his 50-run stand with the side jumped to a score of 153-2. Getting a score of 58 in 33 balls, Shafiq lost his wicket to Naveen-ul-Haq while Mendis also got a dismissal from him, getting 72 runs in 49 balls.
Galle Gladiators posted 193 runs with a loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs.
For the run chase of 194, Dickwella and Chandimal came to the middle with Imad Wasim on the opening bowling attack. In the 2nd over only, Diickwella lost his wicket to Thushara. After 3 overs, the side got a score of 10-1. In the 4th over, Asalanka bought the first boundary for the side.
Chandimal showed his power batting in the 5th over and smacked four boundaries, jumping up to a score of 39-1. Moreover, Asalanka joined him with three fours in the consecutive over and the side crossed the half-century with a score of 53-1 after 6 overs.
Fueling huge runs, 63 in 33 balls, Chandimal lost his wicket to Riaz and the right-handed batter, Angelo Mathews took the batting charge. After 12 overs, the side crossed the century with a score of 101-2.
Colombo Stars scored 197 runs with a loss of 8 wickets and won the match against GGD by 2 wickets.
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