Sri Lanka Cricket awards USD 100,000 to congratulate Dasun Shanka and Co after t20 series win against India- Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to congratulate the National Team for the excellence shown on the field during the T20i series played against India, thus winning the series 2 -1.
The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket lauded the effort of the players, coaches, and the support staff for bringing this much-needed victory, which it believes will augur well for the National team going forward.
Hence, in order to recognize this victory, the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket decided to award a sum of US$ 100,000 for the National team.
Sri Lanka Cricket awards USD 100,000 to congratulate Dasun Shanka and Co after t20 series win against India
Wanindu Hasaranga picked four wickets before Sri Lankan batsmen wrapped an easy win in the third and final T20I against India to clinch the three-match series 2-1 on Thursday.
Sri Lanka needed 82 runs to win against the depleted Indian side in the series decider and the hosts chase down the target comfortably inside 15 overs.
Chasing 82, Sri Lanka got off to a decent start as Rahul Chahar removed opening batsman Avishka Fernando in the sixth over. It was a slow start from Sri Lanka but the hosts were far from any trouble as they only needed 82 runs to win. It was Sri Lanka’s first bilateral T20 series victory over India.
Sri Lanka awards USD 100,000 to congratulate Dasun Shanka and Co after the t20 series win against India
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday banned senior players Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, and Danushka Gunathilaka for one year and also imposed a fine of 10 million Sri Lankan rupees on them for breaching COVID-19 protocols on the tour of the UK last month.
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(with ANI, PTI inputs)