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Sri Lanka Legends 180/6 (20 ov)
Bangladesh Legends 138/6 (20 ov)
Sri Lanka Legends won by 42 runs.
Player of the match: Upul Tharanga
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With that win, Sri Lanka Legends march into the semifinals of the Road Safety World Series Challenge. They're being led admirably by their skipper Dilshan who is churning out performances as good as gold. They truly look like the team to beat and the rest of the teams will have their task cut out in bringing this juggernaut to a halt. Tomorrow's game sees South Africa Legends lock horns with England Legends - the latter too, a team in really good form and one which will have their tail up after a thrilling victory over India Legends last night. For now though, this is all we have for you! Thank you so much for tuning in to our coverage, which we hope you enjoyed as much as we did in bringing it to you. Do get a good night's sleep but don't forget to return tomorrow - loads of cricketing action across the globe, so you know where to come! For now though, I remain Sooryanarayanan Sesha, and on behalf of my colleague Piyush Zaware, we call it a day! Good night and stay safe!
Upul Tharanga is the Player of the Match for his unbeaten 99 
Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka Legends Captain): We wanted everyone to spend some time in the middle - last two games only Upul and I spent enough time in the middle; everyone got a good nick today. We batted well and got enough runs, we bowled really well; unfortunately Sanath got injured but Russel Arnold stepped up with the ball; (On the catch) I am carrying forward the same things I used to do in international cricket over here as well. I have always enjoyed my fielding. (On the injuries) I am also having a small hamstring niggle, I played with that today.  The good thing is we have a four-day break before the next game; even if I miss the next game I will have a nine-day break before the semifinals. Hopefully all of us - Sanath, Maharoof, will recover in time for the semifinals
Khaled Mashud (Bangladesh Legends): Much better than the last two matches; we started really well and bowled well for the first 16 overs but we didn't do well in the last four. Dilshan and Tharanga did really well for them. It was difficult for us but they played really well. Nazimuddin batted really well but after Mehrab got out, the run-rate increased and there were not enough partnerships for us. Upul again batted really well for them.
Well, we asked for another thriller akin to last night but this was anything but it! A one-sided contest that goes well in favour of Sri Lanka Legends! Electing to bat upon winning the toss, Tillakaratne Dilshan mentioned that he wanted to give his bowlers good game time in dewy conditions in the second half; needless to say that he will be one satisfied skipper! Dilshan himself continued his fine run of form across all departments of the game; it all started with another handy innings with the bat, despite the tight start that the Bangladeshi bowlers made in the Powerplay! Sri Lanka were going at less than a run-a-ball for a good part of that Powerplay as Sanath Jayasuriya was struggling for timing once again. Dilshan soon fell and Jayasuriya pulled his hamstring soon after. Thereafter though, it was the Upul Tharanga show as the southpaw ransacked the opponent bowlers with an array of shots around the wickets. The spinners continued to keep it tight for Bangladesh Legends but they had to get Tharanga out quickly to ensure that there wasn't a late surge; they couldn't do so and the set Tharanga hammered them around the park before he fell agonizingly short of a well-deserved century by a solitary run! He still propelled the Sri Lanka Legends to a commanding total of 180/6 in their 20 overs.

Chasing 181 was never going to be easy but the Bangladeshi openers came out in a positive manner and put up a dynamic display in the Powerplay as the Lankan seamers were carted around. A timeout was called for and then enter skipper Dilshan - he struck with just his second delivery to dismiss Mehrab Hossain and thereafter, tied down the Bangladeshi batsmen. The Lankans chipped away at the wickets at regular intervals with Dilshan accounting for three of them and the asking rate kept getting steeper and steeper. Even the set Mohammed Nazimuddin, who brought up a half-century couldn't time the ball on a few occasions and the game just slipped out of the hands of Bangladesh Legends. Definitely a much-improved show from the Bangladesh Legends but alas, that too wasn't enough to prevent a third straight loss in the tournament for them!

This win now helps Sri Lanka Legends dislodge India Legends at the top of the points table. Bangladesh Legends on the other hand, slip to another loss and their semifinal hopes now dwell on the hands of fate.
Russel Arnold sends down a 16-run final over but even if Bangladesh had doubled that tally, they wouldn't have gotten anywhere close to the target! Sri Lanka Legends totally dominating their opponents as they wrap up a 42-run victory to go atop the points table!
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138 /6 score
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cricket ball icon Russel Arnold
19.6 Russel Arnold to Khaled Mashud, SIX! Tossed up full outside off, Mashud skips down the track and clubs it over the bowler's head! Clears the ropes off the final delivery but alas, it doesn't prevent the annihilation that Sri Lanka have handed out to Bangladesh! Sri Lanka Legends have dominated yet again and have romped home by 42 runs!
19.5 Russel Arnold to Khaled Mashud, FOUR! The fielder was too far inside! Full on middle, slog swept over cow corner, where the fielder was too far inside the ring to attempt the catch. Runs away to the boundary!
19.4 Russel Arnold to Khaled Mashud, DROPPED! Tossed up full outside off, Mashud gives the charge and miscues it over long off where the fielder running it puts down the catch! Dilshan forces a grin!
19.3 Russel Arnold to Javed Omar, tucked away towards mid-wicket for yet another single
19.2 Russel Arnold to Khaled Mashud, down the pitch, works this full length delivery towards deep mid-wicket
19.2 Russel Arnold to Javed Omar, WIDE! Fired down leg past the attempted sweep, the keeper fumbles and the batsmen cross over
19.1 Russel Arnold to Javed Omar, tossed up on a length outside off, looks to cut but doesn't connect
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122 /6 score
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cricket ball icon Dhammika Prasad
18.6 Dhammika Prasad to Javed Omar, into the blockhole in the channel, driven in front of point for a single to retain the strike
18.5 Dhammika Prasad to Rajin Saleh, OUT! SENSATIONAL CATCH! DILSHAN NOT DONE WITH HIS CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE GAME! Prasad goes back over the wicket, Saleh slashes behind point where Dilshan leaps towards his left and holds on to an outstanding catch! Tumbles over and gives us flashbacks of his many brilliant acrobatics in that point region over the years for Sri Lanka!
18.4 Dhammika Prasad to Rajin Saleh, FOUR! A half-volley on off-stump, Saleh lofts it straight over the bowler's head and long off had no chance of stopping it! One bounce and into the fence!
18.3 Dhammika Prasad to Khaled Mashud, continues round the wicket, high full toss outside off, Mashud slaps it through the covers and rotates strike
18.2 Dhammika Prasad to Rajin Saleh, round the wicket, fires in a pinpoint yorker on middle and leg, drilled towards mid-wicket for a single
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