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LPL 2023 CLS vs BLK highlights: Dickwella-led Colombo Strikers is scheduled to play on the 3rd match of the Lanka Premier League 2023, against Wanindu Hasaranga-led B-Love Kandy.
|Match No||Lanka Premier League 2023, 3rd match|
|Match||Colombo Strikers vs B-Love Kandy|
|Date||July 31, 2023|
|Toss||Colombo Strikers won the toss and opt to bat|
|Venue||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|Result||Colombo Strikers won by 27 runs|
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B-love Kandy Squad
Ashen Bandara, Dinesh Chandimal, Thanuka Dabare, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Aamer Jamal, Mohammad Hasnain, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Colombo Strikers Squad
Niroshan Dickwella (c & wk), Babar Azam, Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Mohammad Nawaz, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana, Jeffrey Vandersay
LPL 2023 CLS vs BLK Scoreboard
|Colombo Strikers||157/6 (20)|
|B-Love Kandy||130/8 (20)|
LPL 2023 CLS vs BLK highlights
Colombo Strikers innings
On starting their innings, the captain and opener Dickwella was sent out on lbw by Udana. Babar Azam had scored 59 runs out of 52 deliveries before being sent out by Udana.
With Pathum Nissanka’s 15 runs and Nuwanidu Fernando scored 28 runs. Fernando was sent out by Mohammad Hasnain.
Udana had taken three wickets and Mohammad Hasnain had taken two wickets. By the end of 20 overs, Colombo Strikers had scored 157 runs losing 6 wickets.
|Niroshan Dickwella (c)†||lbw b Udana||4||4||1||0||100|
|Babar Azam||c Mendis b Udana||59||52||4||1||113.46|
|Pathum Nissanka||run out (Dabare/†Sarfaraz Ahmed)||15||12||2||0||125|
|Nuwanidu Fernando||c Bandara b Mohammad Hasnain||28||31||2||1||90.32|
|Dhananjaya Lakshan||c Bandara b Udana||12||11||1||1||109.09|
|Mohammad Nawaz||b Mohammad Hasnain||10||6||2||0||166.66|
|Chamika Karunaratne||not out||9||4||0||1||225|
|Ramesh Mendis||not out||6||3||1||0||200|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||4||0||28||0||7||9||0||1||1||0|
B-Love Kandy innings
On starting their innings, The opener Thanuka Dabare and Dinesh Chandimai was sent out with 4 and 10 runs respectively. Thanuka Dabare was sent out on lbw by Naseem Shah.
After Kamindu Mendis was sent out on 15 runs by Naseem Shah, Angelo Mathews scored 25 runs out of 22 deliveries was sent out by Vandersay.
B-Love Kandy batters were struggling against Colombo Strikers bowlers. By the end of 20 overs, B-Love Kandy had scored 130 runs out of 8 wickets thus losing to Colombo Strikers.
|Thanuka Dabare||lbw b Naseem Shah||4||6||1||0||66.66|
|Dinesh Chandimal||b Pathirana||10||11||2||0||90.9|
|Kamindu Mendis||b Naseem Shah||15||10||2||0||150|
|Angelo Mathews||c Fernando b Vandersay||25||22||2||1||113.63|
|Ashen Bandara||b Vandersay||12||14||0||1||85.71|
|Wanindu Hasaranga (c)||c †Dickwella b Pathirana||9||4||1||0||225|
|Sarfaraz Ahmed †||not out||16||21||1||0||76.19|
|Aamer Jamal||b Mohammad Nawaz||7||9||0||0||77.77|
|Isuru Udana||c Mohammad Nawaz b Pathirana||7||11||0||0||63.63|
|Mohammad Hasnain||not out||7||12||1||0||58.33|
Player of the match
Babar Azam | Colombo Strikers
Tried to build a partnership because the surface was two-paced. I thought to take the game deep because it was not an easy surface and there was also extra bounce on offer. The plan was to take it till the 15th over and then plan accordingly.
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