Colombo Stars defeated Dambulla Aura by 9 runs in an in depth encounter within the present Lanka Premier League. With this victory, the Stars additionally obtained their first factors on the board and moved as much as the third place within the desk. Dambulla Aura, then again, remained in fourth place with no wins to point out after two matches.
Kandy Falcons are on the high of the desk with two wins in as many video games, whereas Jaffna Kings are additionally in second place with 4 factors to their title. Galle Gladiators are rooted to the underside of the desk having misplaced each of their video games up to now.
When it got here to the match, Niroshan Dickwella was the rationale why Colombo Stars managed to publish 165 runs on the board. He was properly supported by Ravi Bopara and Dinesh Chandimal after the celebs have been left reeling at 26/3. Lahiru Kumara was one of the best bowler for Dambulla’s, coming again with figures of 4/36.
In response, Dambulla Aura made a superb begin because of their openers Shevon Daniel and Jordan Cox including over 50 runs in lower than 5 overs. With Tom Abell additionally trying good within the center, at one level, it felt like kid’s play for them. They wanted some 50 runs in seven overs however have misplaced their approach ever since. Regardless of Dasun Shanaka’s sensible cameo look within the loss of life overs, they fell brief by 9 runs.
Dickwella jumps into the highest 5
Niroshan Dickwella scored 62 runs within the earlier recreation and that has put him within the high 5 of the record of most runs within the season up to now. He’s in fourth place with 67 runs in two matches at a strike charge of 148.89. Jordan Cox added 29 fast runs within the earlier recreation to convey his tally to 72 runs in two begins.
He’s in third place whereas Andre Fletcher continues to rule the charts with 122 races to his title. Fletcher is the one centurion within the season up to now. Pathum Nissanka is in second place scoring 93 runs in two matches.
Kumara’s four-fer pushes him into the highest 10
Lahiru Kumara picked up 4 wickets in LPL 2022 Match 5 and that helped him leap to sixth on the record of most wicket takers of the season. Carlos Brathwaite sits fairly on the high of the pile with 5 wickets at a mean of seven.20. The financial system six from him has additionally been nice up to now.
Vijayakanth Viyaskanth and Wanindu Hasaranga even have 5 wickets to their title and are ranked second and third respectively. Maheesh Theekshana and Nuwan Pradeep have taken the subsequent two locations, choosing up 4 wickets, and can be eager so as to add extra to their tally.
Edited by Aatiya Alim Qazi