Gunathilake, Rajapaksa & Nissanka shine in T20 practice game

February 18, 2021 at 2:29 PM

Sri Lanka engaged in a practice match in Colombo yesterday, to prepare for the upcoming West Indies Tour.

The team was split into two squads headed by Isuru Udana and Dasun Shanaka and engaged in a Twenty-20 intra -squad match.

Isuru Udana’s team batted first setting a target of 143. Bhanuka Rajapaksa top scored with 50 runs in 28 balls.

Dushmantha Chameera picked 3 wickets, while Wanidu Hasaranga and Akila Dhanajaya picked 2 wickets each for Isuru Udana’s side.

Chasing the target, Dhanushka Gunatileke top scored with 82 off 55 balls, while Pathum Nisanka scored 40 off 38 balls.

Despite the impressive effort, Dasun Shanaka’s team won the match, reaching 144 in 17 overs. (NewsWire)