Sunday, April 5, 2015
SSC post the highest T20 score in Sri Lankan soil as they beat CCC by 64 runs
|Danushka Gunathilaka scored 102 to help his team (SSC) - File Photo|
SSC scored 246 for 4 wickets in their span of twenty overs after batting first. Danushka Gunathilaka and Minod Bhanuka had a 111 opening partnership just in 54 deliveries to lift SSC to a commanding position from the front. Minod lost his wicket at his score of 50 just in 26 deliveries. His inning colored with 4 boundaries and 4 sixes.
The old pupil of Mahanama College left handed Dhanushka Gunathilaka played a majestic knock of 102 in 57 deliveries which was blossomed with 9 boundaries and 5 sixes for SSC. Dasun Shanaka who studied in Maristella College went on riot in the middle order to score 18 ball 46 with 5 sixes.
CCC bowlers had no chance of restrict the strong attacking options of SSC.
CCC fall short for 182 in 19.2 overs to secure the victory for SSC by 64 runs.
Binura Fernando and Charith Jayampathy shared three wickets each.
The SSC's score of 246 is the highest T20 total in Sri Lankan soil as they beated the 10 year old 245/4 record of NCC.
Highest T20 totals - All Formats in Sri Lanka
|Sinhalese||246/4||v Col CC||Colombo (Colts)||4 Apr 2015|
|Nondescripts||245/4||v SL Air SC||Colombo (Bloomfield)||16 Oct 2005|
|Ragama||237/6||v Saracens||Colombo (Colts)||4 Mar 2007|
Highest totals - Internationals in Sri Lanka
|West Indies||205/4||v Australia||Colombo (RPS)||5 Oct 2012|