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Sri Lanka defeats Afghanistan by 2-1

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Sri Lanka comprehensively defeated Afghanistan by 9 wickets to win the third and final One-Day International at the Sooriyawewa International Stadium in Hambantota to seal the series 2-1.

Chasing a paltry target of 117, the Lankans reached the target in 16 overs losing the wicket of Pathum Nissanka.

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne top scored with an unbeaten 45-ball 56 while Nissanka hit 51 off 34 deliveries.

The pair put on 84 runs for the opening wicket.

Earlier after opting to bat first, Afghanistan was bundled out for 116.

Former skipper Mohammad Nabi top scored for the Afghans with a run-a-ball 23.

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Afghanistan wins final T20

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The visiting Afghanistan bagged the final T20I held against Sri Lanka in Dambulla today (Feb. 21) by 03 runs after a thrilling match.

Batting first, the visitors scored 209/5. After a strong start, opener Pathum Nissanka retired hurt and Sri Lanka could only score 206/6 by the end of 20 overs.

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Match schedule of Bangladesh tour announced

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Sri Lanka’s men’s team will tour Bangladesh during March–April this year to take part in an all-format tour.

The tour will feature 03 T20Is, 03 ODIs and 02 Tests.

The match schedule is as follows :

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Sri Lanka bags series with 2nd T20 win

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Sri Lanka bagged the T20I series against Afghanistan after winning the 2nd T20i game held today (Feb. 19) at Dambulla by 72 runs.

Batting first, the hosts set a target of 188 runs before limiting the visitors to just 115 runs.

In another milestone, Sri Lankan skipper Wanindu Hasaranga became the second Sri Lankan bowler to claim a 100 T20 wickets.

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