Sri Lanka women were dominating in all aspects of the game © Getty Images ( File Photo)
Sri Lanka women were dominating in all aspects of the game © Getty Images ( File Photo)

Sep 23, 2014

Sri Lanka women went past Hong Kong by 82 runs in the quarter-final match of the Asian Women’s Cricket Competition match played at Incheon.
Batting first, Sri Lanka women scored 149 runs in the allotted 20 overs and lost five wickets in total. Opener Lasanthi Madushani held the innings together and played till the last over. She was also the top scorer as she pitched in with 43 runs consuming just 46 balls. Charlotte Chan was the most successful bowler for Hong Kong as she picked up one wicket and gave away only 21 runs.
In reply, Hong Kong started well as openers Natural Yip and Keenu Gill had a solid 26-run opening stand. But things turned sour after Shashikala Siriwardene, the right-arm off-break ran through the Hong Kong batting line-up. Shashikala grabbed four wickets giving away 13 runs.
Brief Scores:
Sri Lanka 149 for 5 in 20 overs (Lasanthi Madushani 43; Charlotte Chan 1 for 21) defeated Hong Kong 67 all out in 17.2 overs (Keenu Gill 16; Shashikala Siriwardene 4 for 13) by 82 runs

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