Kandy Falcons Won Against Galle Gladiators by 5 Wickets
- Galle Gladiators won the toss and opted to bat first.
- Movin Subasingha scored maximum runs for GGD, 40 in 38 balls.
- C Brathwaite took 4 crucial wickets of GGD batters.
- Galle Gladiators posted 121 runs on the scoreboard with a loss of 8 wickets.
- Kamindu Mendis scored maximum runs for the side, fueling 44 runs in 34 balls.
- Nuwan Pradeep dismissed 2 KDF batters.
- Kandy Falcons won the match against Galle Gladiators by 5 wickets.
At Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota, the teams Galle Gladiators and Kandy Falcons clashed for the 4th match of Lanka Premier League 2022. Galle Gladiators won the toss and opted to bat first.
To open the batting attack, Thanuka Dabare and Kusal Mendis came to the crease with Zahoor Khan on the bowling attack. In the first ball only, Thanuka Dabare lost his wicket to Zahoor Khan and the right-handed batter, Azam Khan came to the crease.
In the 2nd over, Mendis bought the first boundary for the side. After 2 overs, Galle Gladiators scored 6 runs with a loss of 2 wickets after 2 overs.
In the 3rd over, Fernando smacked a four and a six and lost his wicket to Khan after scoring just 13 runs in 8 balls. Kandy Falcons kept their bowling strong and dismissed more batters in the next overs. Mendis kept hitting multiple boundaries, getting up to a score of 29-5 after 6 overs.
With Imad Wasim and Subasingha on the pitch, GGD boys crossed the half-century, standing at a score of 50-5 after 11 overs. Scoring 40 runs in 38 balls, Subasingha lost his wicket to Khan. Wahab Riaz and Imad Wasim paired up and crossed the century with a score of 103-6 after 17 overs. Fueling 34 runs in 39 balls, Wasim got a dismissal from Udana.
In 20 overs, Galle Gladiators posted 121 runs with a loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs.
For the run chase of 122, Nissanka and Fletcher came to the middle with Riaz on the opening bowling attack. In the first bowl only, Nissanka smacked a boundary for the side and in the immediate over, Fletcher crunched three beautiful boundaries on the throw from Pradeep and got to a score of 18 after 2 overs.
Scoring 20 runs in 14 balls, Fletcher lost his wicket to Pradeep and the left-handed batter, Mendis came to the crease. In the 5th over, Nissanka smacked a six and two boundaries. In the immediate over, Mendis smacked two boundaries, crossing the half-century with a score of 55-1 after 6 overs. Scoring 22 runs in 21 balls, Nissanka lost his wicket to N Thushara. After 10 overs, KDF reached at a score of 79-3.
Kamindu Mendis kept hitting long boundaries for the side and Fabian Allen on the pitch, the side crossed the century with a score of 107-4 after 13 overs.
KDF scored 123 runs with a loss of 5 wickets in 15 overs and won the match against GGD by 5 wickets.
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