Angelo Mathews' side register six-wicket victory in Hambantota
Colombo Kings registered a six-wicket win over Jaffna Stallions in their Lanka Premier League 2020 fixture in Hambantota on Saturday.
Stallions, being asked to bat first, were restricted to 148-9 in their 20 overs. Wanindu Hasaranga top scored with 41 from 23 balls with seven boundaries and a maximum his name.
Opener Avishka Fernando and Minod Bhanuka chipped in with their knocks of 26 and 21 off 23 and 24 balls respectively.
Afghanistan’s young leg-spinner Qais Ahmed returned with figures of 3-24 for Angelo Mathews’ side.
In reply, an unbeaten half-century by opener Dinesh Chandimal anchored the side to victory with four balls to spare. His 51-ball 68 included seven fours and two sixes.
Andrew Russell made 32 off 20 balls which included two boundaries and three maximums whereas Mathews made 24-ball 22.
Hasaranga returned with figures of 2-23 for the Jaffna side.