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LPL 2023 DBA vs JKS highlights: Kusal Mendis-led Dambulla Aura is scheduled to play on the 11th match of the Lanka Premier League 2023 against Thisara Perera-led Jaffna Kings.
|Match no||Lanka Premier League 2023, 11th match|
|Match||Dambulla Aura vs Jaffna Kings|
|Date||August 7, 2023|
|Toss||Jaffna Kings won the toss and opt to bowl|
|Venue||Pellekele international Cricket Stadium|
|Result||Dambulla Aura won by 9 runs|
2023 DBA vs JKS Playing 11
Dambulla Aura Squad
Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Alex Ross, Hayden Kerr, Binura Fernando, Janith Liyanage, Hasan Ali, Noor Ahmad
Jaffna Kings Squad
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Charith Asalanka, Towhid Hridoy, David Miller, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera (c), Dunith Wellalage, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwan Thushara
2023 DBA vs JKS scoreboard
|Dambulla Aura||134/8 (20)|
|Jaffna Kings||125/7 (20)|
2023 DBA vs JKS highlights
Dambulla Aura Innings
The openers Avishka Fernando and Kusla Mendis were sent out on duck. Samarawickrama had scored 30 runs on 25 deliveries and was sent out by Dunith Wellalage. Kusal Perera’s 41 runs got back Dambulla Aura to competition but was sent out by Shoaib Malik.
Shoaib Malik and Thushara had scalped two wickets each in the DBA innings. Hayden Keer had scored 25 runs and by the end of 20 overs, Dambulla Aura had scored 134 runs losing 8 wickets.
|Avishka Fernando||run out (Madushanka/†Rahmanullah Gurbaz)||0||1||0||0||0|
|Kusal Mendis (c)†||c Shoaib Malik b Theekshana||0||2||0||0||0|
|Sadeera Samarawickrama||b Wellalage||30||25||4||0||120|
|Kusal Perera||b Shoaib Malik||41||36||3||0||113.88|
|Dhananjaya de Silva||b Shoaib Malik||4||9||0||0||44.44|
|Alex Ross||run out (Wellalage/Shoaib Malik)||5||8||0||0||62.5|
|Janith Liyanage||c Miller b Thushara||6||9||0||0||66.66|
|Hayden Kerr||not out||25||20||2||1||125|
|Hasan Ali||c Miller b Thushara||8||8||0||0||100|
|Noor Ahmad||not out||7||2||0||1||350|
Jaffna Kings Innings
The opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Charith Asalanka was sent out on single-digit figures of 3 and 5 runs respectively. Towhid Was sent on duck by Fernando.
Shoaib Malik scored 74* runs out of 53 deliveries and by the end of 20 overs, Jaffna Kings had scored 125 runs losing 7 wickets.
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz †||c de Silva b Hasan Ali||3||11||0||0||27.27|
|Charith Asalanka||c sub (MADI Hemantha) b Hasan Ali||5||9||1||0||55.55|
|Towhid Hridoy||c Samarawickrama b B Fernando||0||1||0||0||0|
|David Miller||c & b Kerr||2||7||0||0||28.57|
|Shoaib Malik||not out||74||53||5||6||139.62|
|Dunith Wellalage||b Hasan Ali||16||17||1||0||94.11|
|Thisara Perera (c)||c WIA Fernando b Noor Ahmad||2||5||0||0||40|
|Vijayakanth Viyaskanth||run out (de Silva)||2||6||0||0||33.33|
|Maheesh Theekshana||not out||9||11||1||0||81.81|
|Dhananjaya de Silva||4||0||30||0||7.5||6||0||2||0||0|
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Player of the match
Hasan Ali |Dambulla Aura
We were thinking to put 160-170. The total was small. But the bowling unit felt they can win this game. We just bowled the hard length. We always have plans.
We got Gurbaz out and luckily got a few wickets to put them under pressure. The ball wasn’t coming on to the bat. The legend – Shoaib Malik – made it look easy. But h