Dambulla Giants vs Jaffna Kings - 3rd Match - LPL 2022/23

Dambulla Giants won the toss and chose to bat first. They had a wonderful start as their openers had a 63 runs partnership which was broken by Vijayakanth Viyaskanth. From there Dambulla Giants lost their momentum as Maheesh Theekshana and Vijayakanth Viyaskanth took total control of the match by picking 3 wickets each and restricted them to 121/9 in 20 overs.

In reply, Jaffna Kings openers played sensible innings and put on a partnership of 118 runs for the 1st wicket. Then Avishka Fernando lost his wicket. Finally, Jaffna Kings won the match by 9 wickets and with 26 balls remaining. This is Jaffna KIng’s second consecutive win in this series and 4th consecutive win in the last 5 matches in LPL editions. Sadeera Samarawickrama has been awarded player of the match for his knock of 62* (44) and guiding his team to victory.