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LPL 2023 JKS vs CLS highlights: Thisara Perera-led Jaffna Kings is scheduled to play on the 1st match of LPL 2023 against Niroshan Dickwella-led Colombo Strikers.
|Match No||Lanka Premier League 2023, 1st match|
|Match||Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers|
|Toss||Colombo Strikers won the toss and opt to bowl|
|Venue||R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo|
|Result||Jaffna Kings won by 21 runs|
LPL 2023 JKS vs CLS Playing 11
Jaffna Kings Squad
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Nishan Madushka (wk), Charith Asalanka, Priyamal Perera, Towhid Hridoy, Dunith Wellalage, Thisara Perera (c), Maheesh Theekshana, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Dilshan Madushanka, Hardus Viljoen
Colombo Strikers Squad
Babar Azam, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella (c & wk), Nuwanidu Fernando, Yashodha Lanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Mendis, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana, Lakshan Sandakan
LPL 2023 JKS vs CLS Scoreboard
|Jaffna Kings||173/5 (20)|
|Colombo Strikers||152/4 (19.4)|
LPL 2023 JKS vs CLS highlights
Jaffna Kings innings
On starting their innings, Nishan Madushka had scored 12 runs out of 13 deliveries and was sent out on run out. Gurbaz had scored 21 runs out of 11 deliveries and was sent out by Naseem Shah.
After Asalanka was sent out with 12 runs by Sandakan, Towhid stood the ground on their innings as he scored 54 runs out of 39 deliveries and was sent out by Karunaratne. Priyamal Perera and Dunith Wellalage made their contribution with 22 and 25 runs respectively.
With Thisara Perera’s 14 runs, Jaffna Kings had scored 173 runs in total on 20 overs with 5 wickets in hands.
|Nishan Madushka †||run out (Karunaratne)||12||13||1||0||92.3|
|Rahmanullah Gurbaz||c Mendis b Naseem Shah||21||11||1||2||190.9|
|Charith Asalanka||c Babar Azam b Sandakan||12||14||1||0||85.71|
|Towhid Hridoy||c Naseem Shah b Karunaratne||54||39||4||1||138.46|
|Priyamal Perera||c †Dickwella b Pathirana||22||16||3||1||137.5|
|Dunith Wellalage||not out||25||23||2||0||108.69|
|Thisara Perera (c)||not out||14||7||3||0||200|
Colombo Striker innings
The Opener Niroshan Dickwella scored 58 runs out of 34 deliveries and was sent out by Dilshan Madushanka. After Babar Azam was sent out by 7 runs by Thisara Perera, Pathum Nissanka was sent out with 1 run out of 2 deliveries by Viljoen.
Viljoen had taken three wickets in their innings and Dilshan Madushanka had taken two wickets in their innings. After many players were sent out by single score figures, Colombo Strikers had scored 152 runs in 20 overs losing 10 wickets.
|Niroshan Dickwella (c)†||c Viyaskanth b Madushanka||58||34||9||1||170.58|
|Babar Azam||b NLTC Perera||7||8||1||0||87.5|
|Pathum Nissanka||c †Fernando b Viljoen||1||2||0||0||50|
|Nuwanidu Fernando||c & b Viyaskanth||17||14||0||2||121.42|
|Mohammad Nawaz||c Madushanka b Viljoen||3||6||0||0||50|
|Yashodha Lanka||run out (Wellalage)||11||16||1||0||68.75|
|Chamika Karunaratne||run out (Theekshana/†Fernando)||23||15||2||1||153.33|
|Ramesh Mendis||c †Fernando b Viljoen||17||10||1||1||170|
|Naseem Shah||st †Fernando b Viyaskanth||0||3||0||0||0|
|Lakshan Sandakan||not out||2||2||0||0||100|
Player of the match
Vijaykanth Viyaskanth |Jaffna Kings
We are talking on Instagram daily. Today also I told him I was playing, he messaged good luck. Every time we talk we are talking friendly. I don’t have any plan, just bowl wicket to wicket and also supported by Thisara Perera.