Dambulla, April 08 at 09:45 AM IST
With two defeats in two encounters, both Dambulla and Kandy are out of contention for the final spots. Placed at the bottom two spots, Kandy and Dambulla will square off at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla tomorrow in the fifth fixture of Super Provincial One Day Tournament 2019 to open their account.
After facing a thumping defeat by 156 runs at the hands of Galle in the opening fixture, Kandy was again at the receiving end in the second encounter against Colombo when the later was declared the winner by 3 runs under DLS method. Batting first, Colombo posted 289-6 on the board in the first innings powered by the century from Shehan Jayasuriya. In reply, Kandy managed 205-5 in 39 overs when the play was called off Colombo was declared the winners by 3 runs.
On the other side, Dambulla was once again bowled out and fell short of the target. Chasing 346 runs target, Dambulla folded up at 269 runs in 46.5 overs and fell short by 76 runs.
While tomorrow’s encounter is a dead rubber, both the sides will reload at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla on April 10, Wednesday for the 3rd place playoff.
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Avg 1st inn score: 216
Avg 2nd inn score: 181
Highest Total: 385/7 (50 Ov) by PAK vs BAN
Lowest Total: 88/10 (46.1 Ov) by Eng vs SL
Highest Chased: 289/4 (46.3 Ov) by SL vs PAK
Lowest Defended: 156/8 (50 Ov) by NZ vs SL
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The probable KAN vs DAM playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Sadeera Samarawickrama
Batsmen: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Priyamal Perera, Sangeeth Cooray
All-rounder: Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Chathuranga de Silva
Bowlers: Jeffrey Vandersay, Kasun Rajitha, Nuwan Pradeep
Wicket-keeper: Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen: Angelo Mathews (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Oshada Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa
All-rounders: Jeevan Mendis, Ashan Priyanjan, Isuru Udana
Bowlers: Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando, Ishan Jayaratne
Asela Gunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Thisara Perera, Priyamal Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Sachithra Senanayake, Nuwan Pradeep, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Dilesh Gunaratne, Malinda Pushpakumara, Jeffrey Vandersay, Manoj Sarathchandra, Roshen Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Sangeeth Cooray, Chathuranga de Silva
Ishan Jayaratne, Prabath Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Angelo Mathews (c), Jeevan Mendis, Sachithra Serasinghe, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Danushka Gunathilaka, Isuru Udana, Vishwa Fernando, Ramesh Mendis, Oshada Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara
Kandy Fantasy picks –
D Karunaratne (44) and S Cooray (82) were in the runs for the side in the second game while the whole team got bowled out for mere 99 in the first game
Kasun Rajitha and J Vandersay are the key bowlers. Rajitha has bagged 5 wickets in two games while Vandersay has taken 4 wickets.
Dambulla Fantasy picks-
Batting is the main concern for Dambulla. They have been bowled out in both the games so far.
Angelo Mathews, Ashan Priyanjan and B Rajapaksha have been in the runs for the side
Jeevan Mendis, V Fernando, Ishan Jayaratne and Isuru Udana are the wicket-taking bowlers for the side.
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