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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

WIA Fernando
92(63) 5x4 - 7x6
Control %69%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 15 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
5 12 2 4 11 10 25 23
Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi
58(23) 3x4 - 6x6
Control %54%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 15 runs
  • 0x4 - 2x6
4 10 8 8 8 4 3 13

Best performances - Bowlers

D Olivier
O4
M0
R44
W4
Eco11.00
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W
PWH de Silva
O4
M0
R12
W2
Eco3.00
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W

Scorer: Ranjith P | Commentator: @PeterDellaPenna

That's it from us for tonight. Come back tomorrow for a crackerjack doubleheader starting off with Dambulla Viiking against Kandy Tuskers followed in the nightcap by Colombo Kings against Galle Gladiators. With kudos to Andrew Fernando, I'm Peter Della Penna. See you again Saturday!

Man of the Match Avishka Fernando (via translator): "During the Powerplay I couldn't get any runs. I decided to hang around and play a long innings and that's exactly what I did. It's a great honor to bat with a player of that stature and [Shoaib Malik] was really helpful in the middle and we put a partnership to win the game. The wicket is a flat wicket, full of runs and I'm looking forward to playing more innings like this."

Stallions captain Thisara Perera: "As a captain, I'm really happy with this performance. As a bowling unit, we have done pretty well. We have so many youngsters. Congratulations to Avishka. He has batted really well and hopefully he can do something really special this series."

Gladiators captain Shahid Afridi: "From the end of the sixth over to the 14th over, we didn't execute our plan batting. We didn't bowl according to the plan and we didn't execute. I was expecting more but it's a good wakeup call. In T20 if you make less mistakes than the opposition, than you'll win the game."

11:40 pm Did I mention that ESPNcricinfo fantasy expert Rahul Maniraja had Avishka Fernando as his pick to be fantasy squad captain today? Justified and then some with an unbeaten 92 including seven sixes, sure to sweep up the Player of the Match Award in a few moments from now. Now that's what I call a blockbuster Black Friday steal!

19.3
1
Dananjaya to WIA Fernando, 1 run, good length on off, goes back and across to flick through square leg for the winning run. Jaffna Stallions win by 8 wickets with three balls to spare courtesy of an unbeaten century stand between Avishka Fernando and Shoaib Malik.
19.2
0
Dananjaya to WIA Fernando, no run, floated full on middle, punched back awkwardly to the bowler.
19.1
0
Dananjaya to WIA Fernando, no run, full on the stumps, dug out back to the bowler.

Dananjaya to bowl the last over.

END OF OVER:
19 | 10 Runs | JS: 175/2 (1 run required from 6 balls, RR: 9.21, RRR: 1.00)

  • Shoaib Malik27 (31b)
  • Avishka Fernando91 (60b)
  • Mohammad Amir4-0-29-1
  • Mohamed Shiraz3-0-38-1

Isaac Marshall: "In T20's, Shoaib Malik is the master chaser and top three in the world for saving a team from disaster. Pakistan are really gonna miss him if they don't pick him again."

18.6
0
Mohammad Amir to Shoaib Malik, no run, bouncer over middle at 134 kph, left alone. Malik with a gentlemanly move to give Avishka the chance to clip the winning run at the start of the next over with scores level.
18.5
1
Mohammad Amir to WIA Fernando, 1 run, full outside off, driven to the sweeper.
18.4
6
Mohammad Amir to WIA Fernando, SIX runs, attempted slower ball lands too full on sixth stump, Avishka not fooled by this 111 kph delivery and keeps the hands back before tonking a drive down on one knee high over mid-off for six.

Stallions 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st35M BhanukaWIA Fernando
2nd31WIA FernandoTJ Moores
3rd110Shoaib MalikWIA Fernando

Lanka Premier League

TeamMWLPTNRR
CK862120.448
DV85211-0.191
JS84390.788
GG8264-0.203
KT8264-0.771