(26th August 2012, Cricturf) : Tournament favorites Wayamba United today(26th) defeated Ruhuna Royals to conclude the league stage of the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League in Colombo.
The day began with lots of hope and excitements among the crowd and participants as two important matches were scheduled to take place. The first match was Nagenahira Nagas taking over Uthura Rudras as the 19th match of the tournament. This was a crucial match for Nagenahira Nagas as they badly needed a win to qualify into the semi finals.However, Uthura Rudras continued their overall brilliant performance from the last match and collapsed the batting line up of Nagenahira Nagas to wrap the game with a 15 run win.
Uthura Rudras 149/6 (20/20)
RJ Quiney 24, ML Udawatte 13, J Mubarak 17, BRM Taylor 10, CK Kapugedera 43, MF Maharoof 12, D du Preez 19*, Naved-ul-Hasan 1*
AD Mathews 1/27, S Randiv 1/28, BAW Mendis 1/26, RMS Eranga 2/32, SS Pathirana 1/24, C de Grandhomme 0/7
Nagenahira Nagas 134/9 (20/20)
Ahmed Shehzad 5, MDUS Jayasundera 22, TR Birt 3, AD Mathews 10, Mushfiqur Rahim 2, AK Perera 0, C de Grandhomme 43, SS Pathirana 4, S Randiv 27*, RMS Eranga 0, BAW Mendis 14*
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