Tillakaratne Dilshan shines in Basnahira's win in Sri Lanka Premier League tie

Tillakaratne Dilshan played a fluent innings of 66 to help his side register win AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Colombo: Aug 12, 2012

Tillakaratne Dilshan s all-round performance helped Basnahira Cricket Dundees trump Kandurata Warriors by 34 runs in the second game of the opening edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League.

Heavy rains resulted in match being curtailed on 13 overs per side, as the Kandurata Warriors, chasing a target of 130 runs from 13 overs, could manage only 95 for sven.

Openers Thilan Samaraweera and Kithruwan Withanage provided their side a solid stand of 37 runs in their chase, but the Warriors failed to go past the target set by Basnahira.

Earlier in the first innings, Kandurata Warriors skipper Samaraweera s decision to invite Basnahira Cricket Dundees t bat first backfired as Dilshan and Brad Hodge scored runs all over the park.

Brief Scores: Bassnahira Cricket Dundee 129 for 3 from 13 overs (Tillakaratne Dilshan 66*, Brad Hodge 27; Sohail Tanvir 3 for 31) bt Kandurata Warriors 95 for 7 wickets from 13 overs (Thilan Samaraweera 24, Thissara Perera 35; Tillakaratne Dilshan 2 for 26) by 34 runs