LPL 2020 Finals : Jaffna Stallions wins Lanka Premier League title, beat Galle Gladiators in LPL Finals

LPL 2020 – Jaffna Stallions crowned LPL champions : Jaffna Stallions has won the Lanka Premier League title after beating Galle Gladiators by 53 runs in an one sided final match. After batting first Stallions gave Gladiators a very stiff 189 runs target. Gladiators were never in the chase after losing 3 quick wickets in first 3 overs and finally ended up losing the championship match by 53 runs.

Gladiators could only score 135/9.

Earlier Jaffna Stallions scored 188/6 for 6 in their allotted 20 overs. Thisara Perera scored  39 off just 14 balls and provided much needed momentum to Stallions innings as they ended with 188/6. Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik was the highest scorer for Stallions with 46 (35). Dhananjay DeSilva contributed with quickfire 33 from 20 balls.

LPL 2020 Finals : Jaffna Stallions beat Galle Gladiators Full Scorecard

Jaffna Stallions beat Galle Gladiators by 53 runs.

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Avishka Fernando c S Jayasuriya b SSD Arachchige 27 23 1 2 117.39
Johnson Charles (WK) c D Gunathilaka b D Lakshan 26 15 6 0 173.33
Charith Asalanka c D Gunathilaka b L Sandakan 10 9 2 0 111.11
Shoaib Malik c Hazratullah Zazai b D Lakshan 46 35 3 1 131.43
Dhananjaya de Silva c S Jayasuriya b D Lakshan 33 20 2 2 165.00
Thisara Perera (C) Not out 39 14 5 2 278.57
Wanindu Hasaranga c SSD Arachchige b M Amir 1 3 0 0 33.33
Chaturanga de Silva Not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extra 5 (b 0, w 5, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 188/6 (20)
Yet To Bat S Lakmal, D Olivier, Usman Shinwari
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Mohammad Amir 4 0 36 1 9.00
Nuwan Thushara 4 0 39 0 9.75
Dhananjaya Lakshan 4 0 36 3 9.00
Sahan Arachchige 4 0 36 1 9.00
Lakshan Sandakan 4 0 41 1 10.25
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Johnson Charles 1-43 4.4
KIC Asalanka 2-66 7.2
A Fernando 3-70 8.4
D de Silva 4-139 15.5
S Malik 5-159 17.5
W Hasaranga 6-175 18.6

 

Galle Gladiator Innings

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Danushka Gunathilaka runout (T Perera) 1 2 0 0 50.00
Hazratullah Zazai c A Fernando b D de Silva 0 2 0 0 0.00
Ahsan Ali c Johnson Charles b S Lakmal 6 6 1 0 100.00
Bhanuka Rajapaksa (C) c Usman Shinwari b S Malik 40 17 3 4 235.29
Shehan Jayasuriya c S Malik b Usman Shinwari 15 25 0 1 60.00
Azam Khan (WK) c KIC Asalanka b D Olivier 36 17 1 4 211.76
Dhananjaya Lakshan c Johnson Charles b Usman Shinwari 9 9 2 0 100.00
Sahan Arachchige c W Hasaranga b S Malik 17 18 2 0 94.44
Mohammad Amir c D de Silva b W Hasaranga 0 1 0 0 0.00
Lakshan Sandakan Not out 9 24 0 0 37.50
Nuwan Thushara Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 2 (b 0, w 1, nb 1, lb 0)
Total 135/9 (20)
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Dhananjaya de Silva 4 0 31 1 7.75
Suranga Lakmal 3 0 12 1 4.00
Thisara Perera 1 0 15 0 15.00
Shoaib Malik 3 0 13 2 4.33
Usman Shinwari 2 0 20 2 10.00
Wanindu Hasaranga 4 0 18 1 4.50
Duanne Olivier 2 0 25 1 12.50
Chaturanga de Silva 1 0 1 0 1.00

 

Playing XI for today’s match

Galle Gladiators XI: Danushka Gunathilaka, Ahsan Ali, Hazratullah Zazai, Azam Khan (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (capt), Sahan Arachchige, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Mohammad Amir, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Thushara.

Jaffna Stallions XI: Avishka Fernando, Johnson Charles (wk), Charith Asalanka, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera (capt), Chaturanga de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Usman Shinwari, Duanne Olivier.