Jaffna Kings registered a comprehensive 8-wicket victory over Dambulla Giants in the Lanka Premier League at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday.
It was a king size finish by Thisara Perera’s team as they galloped to 114 for 2 in just 12.3 overs with Tom Kohler-Cadmore finishing on an unbeaten 45 off 30 balls. Shoaib Malik provided the final flourish, smashing 3 sixes in his innings of 26 runs from 10 balls.
Dambulla Giants could muster only 110 off 19.3 overs as Wanindu Hasaranga picked up figures of 3 for 16 and Maheesh Theekshana picked up figures of 3 for 22.
Opening batsman Avishka Fernando set the tempo for Jaffna Kings with a 27-ball 33 innings. He strung a second wicket partnership of 63 with Kohler-Cadmore. Maheesh Theekshana was adjudged the Player of the match.