Colombo Stars seal last-ball thriller
Dinesh Chandimal opened the batting and scored a superb knock of 63 in 33 balls with 6 fours and 3 sixes as Colombo Stars achieved an outstanding run-chase to beat Galle Gladiators by 2 wickets in a thriller in their LPL cricket fixture played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium yesterday.
Galle Gladiators scored 193 for 5 wickets in 20 overs with opener Kusal Mendis playing an anchor role to hit 72 while Ashif Safiq scored 58.
Ravi Bopara led Colombo to a great finish as scored 31 in 14 balls. He was named the Man of the Match.
Galle Gladiators: 193 for 5 wickets in 20 overs (Thanuka Dabare 33, Kusal Mendis 72, Lahiru Udara 24, Ashif Safiq 58, Naveen Ul Haq 2/33)
Colombo Stars: 197 for 8 wickets in 20 overs (Dinesh Chandimal 63, Charith Asalanka 46, Benny Howell 22, Ravi Bopara 31*, Seekuge Prasanna 14, Nuwan Thushara 3/29, Anwar Ali 3/44)