Sri Lanka virtually knock India out of the Tri-series

Hobart: Impressive centuries Tillakaratne Dilshan (160) and Kumar Sangakkara (105) has helped has helped Sri Lanka post a daunting total of 320 in the last league match of CWB tri series played here today.


India who is now pushed to the very edge and elimination from the tournament is on the cards for them have to chase down the mammoth target in 40 overs which looks quite a steep task to achieve going by India’s performance with the bat in the tournament.


Earlier Sri Lanka put to bat first ran havoc and the combination of Sangakkara and Dilshan smashed Indian bowlers all over the park to build a 200 run partnership. Dilshan was more severe out of the two and scored 160 including 11 boundaries and three huge sixes leveling his previous best scores. Sangakkara was also played an attacking innings and completed his century in 87 balls.


Indian bowlers were clueless and bowled without any rhythm to make the task easier for the Sri Lankan batsmen.

By Indian Sports News Network