Sri Lanka A beat Ireland A | Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka A beat Ireland A

Avishka Fernando pulls a ball on his way to a century
Avishka Fernando pulls a ball on his way to a century

Centuries by Avishka Fernando and Milinda Siriwardena helped Sri Lanka A beat Ireland A by 60 runs in their one-day match at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota yesterday.

Fernando hit 128 while Siriwardena made 111 as Sri Lanka A reached 365 for 5 in the allotted 50 overs.

In reply Ireland A were all out for 305.

Scores:

Sri Lanka A 365 for 5 (50 overs) Avishka Fernando 128, Upul Tharanga 66, Milinda Siriwardena 111, Shehan Jayasuriya 10, Jeewan Mendis 16, PKD Chase 2-68, S.R. Thompson 2-36)

Ireland A 305 in 48.2 overs (J.N.K. Shannon 67, L.Tucker 109, H. Hector 31, S.C. GeKate 37, H.I.A. Jayaratne 3-39, Isuru Udana 2-44, A.M. Fernando 2-58) 

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