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Shoriful removes centurion Kusal Perera

 Sports Desk

 Published: 04:07 PM, 28 May 2021   Updated: 04:09 PM, 28 May 2021

Shoriful removes centurion Kusal Perera

Shoriful removes centurion Kusal Perera

Left-hand Pacer Shoriful Islam finally removed Sri Lanka skipper Kusal Perera in the second ball of the 40th over of the innings. Before dismissed to Shoriful Perera scored 120 off 122 with the help of 11fours and one six. 

Till this report, Sri Lanka were 224/4 in 40 overs. Dhananjaya de Silva 27 and Niroshan Dickwella 4 were in the batting. 

Earlier, pacer Taskin Ahmed struck for the third time in the 26th over of the innings to remove Kusal Mendis (22). 

Taskin struck twice in the 12th over to remove Gunathilaka (39) and Nissanka (0) after Sri Lanka openers started aggressively during the Powerplay. Sri Lanka were 82 for 2 after 12 overs after electing to bat in the third ODI at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.

Kusal Perera and Gunathilaka added 82 runs in the opening stand. They were aggressive from the beginning of the innings. In the first 10 overs, Sri Lanka were 77/0.