Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka Smashes Century But 1st ODI Against Zimbabwe Abandoned Due To Rain

Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka Smashes Century However 1st ODI Towards Zimbabwe Deserted Due To Rain

Charith Asalanka blasted a 95-ball 101 and Dilshan Madushanka claimed two early wickets however rain deserted first ODI towards Zimbabwe



Revealed: January 7, 2024 12:06 AM IST


By Nikhil

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SL vs ZIM (credit score: Twitter)

New Delhi: Sri Lanka vice-captain Charith Asalanka blasted a 95-ball 101 and Dilshan Madushanka claimed two early wickets however inclement climate performed spoilsport as the primary One-day Worldwide towards Zimbabwe was deserted with none outcome right here on Saturday.

Zimbabwe have been 12/2 in 4 overs, with Madushanka claiming two wickets for no run in two maiden overs earlier than rain intervened. Takudzwanashe Kaitano (1) and Milton Shumba (2) have been on the crease when rain interrupted at 7.09 pm within the day-night encounter.

The umpires carried out a few inspections earlier than calling off the match round 9.20 pm. Earlier, after Kusal Mendis gained the toss and elected to bat first, Sri Lanka misplaced Avishka Fernando for zero however the captain scored a 48-ball 46 and Sadeera Samarawickrama hammered 41 off 31 to take the rating to 63 on the R. Premadasa Stadium.

Charith Asalanka scored a effective hundred, hitting 5 boundaries and 4 sixes, finishing his century off 91 balls as Sri Lanka reached 273/9 in 50 overs. He and Dushmantha Chameera (18) raised 52 runs for the eighth wicket partnership that helped them attain a good rating.

Asalanka was out with three balls to go within the fiftieth over making an attempt a second run after hitting an overpitched supply outdoors off-stump.



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