Jaffna Stallions 185/8 (20 ov)
Kandy Tuskers 131/10 (17.1 ov)
Stallions won by 54 runs
Player of the match: Thisara Perera
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Kandy Tuskers skipper Kusal Perera said that in the first 10 overs we dominated the game, in the middle part Thisara and Dhanajaya really batted well and took their chances and they realized it very well. Both of them just took the game away from us in those 5 overs.
Thisara Perera was named the Player of the Match for his all-around performance in this match!

Thisara Perera in the post-match said:
As a batsman, I am really really doing the hard work in the practice session so that's why I am really successful. So by the day it's really great feeling you know to have as a winning team as the Captain and as the Man of the Match. 

I already had a good feeling coming in from the last game and I was not thinking about it much as I am starting a new game today. We were always thinking about our strong areas and everyone was just looking to rotate the strike.
Jaffna Stallions won this match by 54 runs!

Jaffna Stallions continue to be the most clinical side as they manage to win their third game and stay unbeaten in this tournament. Tuskers on the other hand are in the bottom half of that table as they have managed to win only one match and have played the most number of matches.

Tuskers started well and seemed on track to chase down 186 runs. Their batsmen were able to keep up with the run rate and score the boundaries but unfortunately, they just kept losing their wickets and no one apart from Brendan Taylor who scored 48 runs in 32 balls. He managed to hit 3 sixes and 4 boundaries.

Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera all looked in good touch but were unfortunate as they kept finding the fielders in the deep. The other top contributor for Tuskers was Asela Gunaratne who hung around as wickets kept tumbling around him for 31 runs in 24 balls.

Stallions skipper Thisara skipper was all around the action as he first managed to get his side out a pickle with a bat and helped them set a competitive total, later with the ball he took 2 wickets as well as 3 catches in the field. Usman Shiwari lead the wickets tally as he managed to add 3 wickets to his name. Wanindu Hasarannga and Suranga Lakmal were also able to pick two wickets each. 

Looking back at this match, Tuskers really had the control initially as they held on the Stallions to 50/4 in the first half of the first innings but unfortunately, they just could not get the big wicket of Thisara Perera who was sure the game-changing factor for the match.
Stallions skipper Thisara Perera decides to bring himself on and deliveries the final blow to the Tuskers as he picks up the wicket right at the first ball of the previous over and a comprehensive victory for Jaffna Stallions by 54 runs!
Over: 18 | Summary: W Bowler: Thisara Perera Score: 131/10
17.1 Thisara Perera to Asela Gunaratne, Umpire raises his fingers! But Gunaratne REVIEWS it!

No bat involved, and it is three reds on the ball-tracker! The field umpire's decision stays!

Slower ball on a length, he moves across trying to heave it away, misses the ball and gets hit on a sensitive area. 
Munaf Patel faces the final ball in the previous over and manages to block it well! Munaf was quite brillant with the ball as he was the one who set the tone early on for his side. He was one of the economic bowlers for his side as well. Unfortunate for him to come on to bat as the Tuskers batsmen have failed to get going. Tuskers need 55 runs in 18 balls!
Over: 17 | Summary: 1 W 4 0 1 0 Bowler: Suranga Lakmal Score: 131/9
16.6 Suranga Lakmal to Munaf Patel, low full toss on the stumps, the bat turns on his hand as he defends it back to the bowler
16.5 Suranga Lakmal to Asela Gunaratne, low full toss on the middle stump, he backs away and drives it down to long-on for a single
16.4 Suranga Lakmal to Asela Gunaratne, slower delivery on a length outside the off-stump, goes for the big hit but makes no connection
16.3 Suranga Lakmal to Asela Gunaratne, FOUR! Short of a length delivery just outside the off-stump, Gunaratne goes for the short-arm pull, but gets the top edge which goes fine behind the stumps
Wicket number 9 down for KT! Thisara Perera just can't be left out of the scenes here as he manages to take another catch here!

Munaf Patel the last man comes on to bat for KT!
16.2 Suranga Lakmal to Nuwan Pradeep, OUT! Full delivery on the off-stump, tries to go downtown but gets no timing as he lobs it up to mid-off. Perera completes yet another catch
16.1 Suranga Lakmal to Asela Gunaratne, short delivery on the body, pulls it away nicely to deep square leg and takes the single. Nuwan Pradeep will be on strike now
Stallions need just 2 wickets to win this match from here on the other hand Tuskers need 61 runs in 24 balls which is surely going to be tough for their tail-enders here. Gunratne who is batting on 25 runs needed some to be alongside him to get this total.
Over: 16 | Summary: 1 0 W 0 0 0 Bowler: Wanindu Hasaranga Score: 125/8
15.6 Wanindu Hasaranga to Nuwan Pradeep, wrong'un turning sharply into him, gets an inside edge to fineleg, but Gunaratne denies the single
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