Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Sri Lanka gets first win in Champions Trophy 2009

Sri Lankan batsmen’s strong batting pulled them on the top of the group standing table. At the SuperSport Park, Centurion they beat the host in Duckworth-Lewis method. Due to rain that match has opted. South Africa could play 37.4 overs but lost 7 wickets. On the other hands Sri Lanka throw a big target of 319 urns. Though South Africa started well, they had to loss the early wicket of the opener HM Amla’s wicket just for 9 runs. GC Smith’s quickest fifty blow the run rate. When he reached at 58 runs personally, b Mendis showed him the way of pavilion. JH Kallis scored 41 runs.

On the side of Sri Lanka team TM Dilshan scored 107 runs and skipper KC Sangakkara’s 54 and former captain Jayawardene 77 runs helps them to make a big scored losing 8 wickets. DW Steyn and WD Parnell picked up two wickets each and Mendis from the sri lankan side took 3 wickets and Malinga and Mathews picket up two wickets each.

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