Sri Lanka wins against Oman by 5 wickets in the 2nd T20I match of the series.
The 2nd match of the T20I series between Oman and Sri Lanka was played yesterday at Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Al Amerat, in which Sri Lanka beat Oman by 5 wickets.
Sri Lanka won the toss and invited Oman to bat first, Oman batted first, started the inning not very well, Jatinder Singh and Kashyap Prajapati came to start the inning, the first wicket of the inning has gone just for 15 runs in 2.6 over, Jatinder Singh dismissed just for 5 runs in 12 balls, next batsman Aqib Ilyas came to bat, and played well with Kashyap Prajapati, the second wicket has gone for 36 runs in 5.2 over, Kashyap Prajapati dismissed after scoring 22 runs in 19 balls, followed by Zeeshan Maqsood came to bat, and handled the inning with Aqib Ilyas, the third wicket has gone for 75 runs in 9.1 over, Zeeshan Maqsood dismissed after scoring 16 runs in 8 balls, next batsman Ayan Khan came to bat, handled the inning and played a brilliant half-century partnership of 59 runs with Aqib Ilyas, the fourth wicket has gone for 134 runs in 16.5 over, Aqib Ilyas dismissed after playing a brilliant half-century inning of 60 runs with the help of 4 sxies and 3 boundaries in just 38 balls, followed by Naseem Khushi came to bat, and he dismissed just for 6 runs in 2 balls as fifth wicket in 17.2 over, the team score was 141 runs, next batsman Sandeep Goud came to bat, meanwhile Ayan Khan also dismissed after scoring 20 runs in 36 balls as sixth wicket in 17.4 over, the team score was 142 runs, next batsman Mohammad Nadeem came to bat, and he also dismissed without scoring as seventh wicket in 17.5 over, followed by Fayyaz Butt came to bat, and he good strike rotate with Sandeep Goud, the eight wicket has gone for 157 runs in 19.4 over, Sandeep Goud dismissed after scoring 12 runs in 8 balls, next batsman Kaleemullah came to bat, and he remians unbeaten for 1 run with Fayyaz Butt, and Fayyaz Butt also remians unbeaten for 3 runs in 5 balls. In this way, Oman batted first after losing the toss scored 159 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in stipulated 20 overs, and set a target of 160 runs in front of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan bowlers performed very brilliantly, Lahiru Kumara took 2 wickets just for 20 runs, Chamika Karunaratne took 2 wickets for 39 runs,
Binura Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, and Dasun Shanaka got 1-1 wickets.
Sri Lanka chasing 160 runs in the second inning achived the target very easily after losing just 5 wickets in third ball of the 18th over, and won the match by 5 wickets, Sri Lanka also started the inning not very well, Pathum Nissanka and Dinesh Chandimal came to start the inning, the first wicket of the inning has gone for 25 runs in 2.4 over, Dinesh Chandimal dismissed after scoring 18 runs in just 8 balls, next batsman Charith Asalanka came to bat, and he good strike rotate with Pathum Nissanka, the second wicket has gone for 40 runs in 4.2 over, Charith Asalanka dismissed just for 5 runs in 4 balls, followed by Avishka Fernando came to bat, and played well with Pathum Nissanka, the third wicket has gone for 87 runs in 9.2 over, Pathum Nissanka dismissed after scoring 26 runs in 29 balls, next batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa came to bat, menwhile Avishka Fernando also dismissed after scoring 33 with the help of 3 sxies in just 18 balls as fourth wicket in 10.1 over, next batsman Dasun Shanaka came to bat, and he also dismissed without scoring as fifth wicket in 10.3 over, as fifth wicket, the team score was 89 runs, followed by Chamika Karunaratne came to bat, handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Bhanuka Rajapaksa played a brilliant unbeaten victory inning of 35 runs with the help of 2 sixes in just 21 balls, and Chamika Karunaratne also played a brillinat unbeaten victory inning of 35 runs with the help of 3 sixes in just 26 balls. In this way, Sri Lanka chasing 160 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily for losing just 5 wickets in 17.3 overs and won the match by 5 wickets.
Oman bowlers, Mohammad Nadeem took 2 wickets, Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt and Zeeshan Maqsood got 1-1 wicket.