Road Safety World Series 2022: Sanath Jayasuriya’s brilliant bowling helped Sri Lanka Legends beat England Legends by 7 wickets in the fifth match of Road Safety World Series T20 2022.
Road Safety World Series 2022: Sri Lanka Legends defeated England Legends by 7 wickets in the fifth match of Road Safety World Series T20 2022. In this match Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan won the toss and chose to field first. After losing the toss and batting first, the England legends collapsed for just 78 runs in 19 overs. Ian Bell played the highest innings of 15 runs off 24 balls on behalf of England legends. Apart from this, the rest of the batsmen reached the pavilion for less runs. Sanath Jayasuriya became the most successful bowler for the Sri Lanka Legends.
Sanath Jayasuriya bowling scared..
Sanath Jayasuriya bowled the most fearsome for the Sri Lankan legends. Sanath Jayasuriya gave away just 3 runs in his 4 overs to guide 4 England legends players to the pavilion. Also Sanath Jayasuriya bowled maidens in 2 overs. Apart from this, Nuwan Kulasekhara and Chamara de Silva took 2 wickets. Isharu Udana and Jeevan Mendis took wickets. The England Legends batsmen struggled to score runs in front of the Sanath Jayasuriya-led Sri Lanka Legends bowlers. Meanwhile, the England legends collapsed to 78 runs in 19 overs.
Sri Lanka legends win..
After losing the toss and batting first, the England legends team managed to score only 78 runs in 19 overs. With this, Sri Lanka Legends entered the ring with a target of 79 runs in 20 overs. In reply to England Legends’ 78 runs, Sri Lanka Legends won the match with 79 runs for 3 wickets in 14.3 overs. Dilshan Munaweera scored 24 runs off 43 balls for the Sri Lankan legends, while captain Tillakaratne Dilshan scored 15 runs off 21 balls. Apart from this, Upul Tharanga scored 23 runs off 19 balls. At the same time, Jeevan Mendis remained unbeaten with 8 runs off 4 balls. Stephen Parry, Chris Schofield and Dimitri Mascarenhas took wickets for England legends.