Sri Lanka looted 162-6, impacting 102 of them off the last 10 overs, to set a major objective which the Dutch couldn’t reach, completing on 146-9.n Kusal Mendis scored 79 from 44 balls.
Opener Kusal Mendis pummeled a 44-ball 79 as Asian heroes Sri Lanka beat the Netherlands by 16 hurries to clear into the Very 12 phase of the Twenty20 World Cup on Thursday.
The world’s eighth-positioned group pillaged 162-6, impacting 102 of them off the last 10 overs, to set a major objective which the Dutch couldn’t reach, completing on 146-9.
Which Very 12 gathering Sri Lanka play in still up in the air after the later game in Geelong among Namibia and Joined Middle Easterner Emirates.
A success for the African side will take out the Dutch and send them through in light of the fact that they as of now have an unrivaled net run rate.
On the off chance that the UAE upset Namibia, the Dutch will advance.
It is the third progressive time Sri Lanka have arrived at the Very 12 and they will expect to rehash their heroics from 2014, when Dinesh Chandimal skippered them to the title.
However, it was a rough street to arrive, shocked by Namibia in the competition’s initial game prior to pulverizing UAE and presently the Netherlands.
“We realize that we could be the main in this gathering, yet we passed up a major opportunity in the principal match,” said Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka.
“Young Mens had gotten along with admirably and particularly the bowling bunch. I known about the wicket and was 2pased.
In the wake of winning the throw and deciding to bat, Sri Lanka began gradually with Pathum Nissanka and Mendis trudging to only 22 off the initial five overs.
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In spite of missing harmed pace leads Dushmantha Chameera and Pramod Madushan.
A Sri Lankan assault with substitutions Lahiru Kumara and Binura Fernando kept the Dutch under control from the get-go.
Opener Vikramjit Singh was out for seven, got by Shanaka off Maheesh Theekshana, then, at that point, Kumara got the huge wicket of rising star De Leede for 14
The accomplished Colin Ackermann went for a brilliant duck to the twist of Hasaranga de Silva as the Dutch arrived at 63-3 at midway
Opener Max O’Dowd (71 not out) gamely held tight however when skipper Scott Edwards was bowled by Fernando after a speedy fire 21.
They drooped from 100-4 to 109-8 and the game was everything except over.
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