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Kandy Tuskers 196/5 (20 ov)
Galle Gladiators 171/7 (20 ov)
Tuskers won by 25 runs
Player of the match: Brendan Taylor
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So that brings us to the end of the coverage of today's game. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for commentary, news and much more coming your way soon. Until then, this is me, Farzan and my colleague, Bala signing off. Good Bye!
Man of the Match: Brendan Taylor - 51* (35)
Kandy Tuskers win by 25 runs!

Batting first, Kandy Tuskers scored 196 runs in the allotted 20 overs. Rahmanullah Gurbaz started well with a couple of sixes before losing his wicket. Kusal Perera and Kamindu Mendis also contributed a few 20's to build up their team's score. The major part of the talking was done through Kusal Mendis and Brendan Taylor's bat. Mendis scored 49 runs in 30 balls while Taylor scored an unbeaten 51 in 35 balls to help their side settle for an above par score of 196.

The bowlers didn't have a good day today as they were hit badly all over the park. Captain Shahid Afridi was the only paper whose economy was below 7. He conceded 25 runs in his four overs spell. 

In response, Galle Gladiators opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was the lone warrior who scored 82 runs in 53 balls. He failed to get back into his crease and lost his wicket. The team's hopes were shattered as he was the only hope who could guide his side to victory. The other batsmen failed to perform and support their fellow teammate as the sie stumbled to a 25 run loss.

Kandy Tuskers register their first win in LPL 2020 while Galle Gladiators stumble to their third loss and fall to the last position of the points table.
Over: 20 | Summary: 6 0 0 1 1 1 Bowler: Naveen-ul-Haq Score: 171/7
19.6 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohammad Amir, it's a full toss once again and the umpire reckons it is just below the midriff, Amir gets an inside edge towards fineleg
19.5 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohamed Shiraz, misses the length and bowls a full toss just below the midriff, flicks it away to deep square leg for a single
19.4 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohammad Amir, slower bouncer, Amir is way too early on the pull and mistimes it to deep square leg in the end
19.3 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohammad Amir, slower ball back of a length, Amir moves across and tries to ramp it but it is way too slow
19.2 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohammad Amir, sharp bouncer whistling past the ears of Amir. That's some answer by the fast bowler!
19.1 Naveen-ul-Haq to Mohammad Amir, SIX! Slower ball bowled into the pitch, he waits for it and flat bats it straight over the bowler's head and clears the fence
Galle Gladiators require 35 runs from the final six balls! Can Mohammad Amir score six every single ball to guide his side home with a victory? Naveen-ul-Haq to bowl the final over!
Over: 19 | Summary: 0 1 4 1 0 1 Bowler: Nuwan Pradeep Score: 162/7
18.6 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohammad Amir, full and wide outside the off-stump, digs it out to sweeper cover and takes a single to keep the strike
18.5 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohammad Amir, off-cutter on a length outside the off-stump, he gets deceived by the pace and ends up playing the shot way too early
18.4 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohamed Shiraz, full delivery outside the off-stump, he moves across and tucks it away to fineleg for a single
18.3 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohamed Shiraz, FOUR! Errs on length, bowling a knee-high full toss outside the off-stump, Shiraz just guides it past the man at short third man using the pace of the bowler
18.2 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohammad Amir, full and wide once again, he stretches and gets some bat on it getting the ball to deep backward point
It's all over for the Galle Gladiators! They require 42 runs in 12 balls at 21 runs per over which seems to be a very difficult one without any star batsman left to bat. Nuwan Pradeep will bowl the penultimate over!
18.1 Nuwan Pradeep to Mohammad Amir, full and wide outside the off-stump, swings hard but gets no connection
Over: 18 | Summary: 1 1 1W 4 0 1 Bowler: Naveen-ul-Haq Score: 155/7
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