Sri Lanka World Cup discards thrashed | Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka World Cup discards thrashed

Sri Lanka’s World Cup discards were put to the sword in India on the first day of their four-day match yesterday at a venue called Belgaum.

Picked into what is called a Sri Lanka A team, the discards conceded a total of 376 for the loss of just one wicket as India A openers PK Panchal and AR Easwaran plundered 358 runs for the first wicket.

The most hammered bowler was Akila Dhananjaya who conceded 102 runs without taking a wicket as he sent down 21 overs.

Panchal made 160 while Easwaran remained unbeaten on 189 at the close on the first day.

Another Sri Lankan bowler thrashed was left arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan who conceded 52 runs from just nine overs.

Fast bowler Wishwa Fernando captured the only wicket to fall as he conceded 64 runs.

Sri Lanka tried as many as eight bowlers including pacemen Lahiru Kumara and Chamika Karunaratne.

Chief Scores:

India A 376 for 1 (PK Panchal 160, AR Easwaran 189 not out) vs Sri Lanka A

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