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Mahela Jayawardene 100 - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 12th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Mahela Jayawardene 100 - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 12th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015


Watch the highlights of Mahela Jayawardene 100 - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 12th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 12th ODI match played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at University Oval, Dunedin in 22nd February 2015.

Mahela Jayawardene 100 - Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Highlights - 12th Match | ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
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Bowlers attack before Mahela Jayawardene's record-breaking century and Thisara Perera's assault helped to Sri Lanka crushing four-wicket victory over Afghanistan in a tight-game of the 12th match of a World Cup.

* Mahela Jayawardene became the first Sri Lankan batsman to score a hundred against Afghanistan in One-day international and overall the sixth player in ODIs.

* 4 : Mahela Jayawardene hit the most centuries by an Sri Lankan batsman in World Cup, surpassing the previous record of 3-hundred hit by Sanath Jayasuriya and the joint third most by a batsman in World Cups, jointly with 4-hundreds hit by Sourav Ganguly and Mark Waugh.

Afghanistan scored 232 for all-out in 49.4 overs with top scorer by Asghar Afghan struck 54 off 57-balls including 5-fours 5 a six.

Samiullah Shinwari scored 38 off consuming 70-deliveries including five boundaries, Mirwais Ashraf struck 28 off 32-balls included 2-sixes & a four.

Javed Ahmadi hit 24 off 23-balls including 4-fours, Mohammad Nabi 21 and Afsar Zazai 19.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga both picked up 3-wickets, Suranga Lakmal took 2-wickets and one for Rangana Herath - Thisara Perera.

Sri Lanka chased 236-6 in 48.2 overs with top scorer by Mahela Jayawardene 100 - which was his 18th ODI hundred, his first century against Afghanistan in ODIs and his fourth ODI hundred in World Cups.

Thisara Perera hammered a unbeaten 47 off 26-balls including 6-fours & a six with strike rate of 180.77, Angelo Mathews scored 44 off consuming 81-balls included two boundaries and Dimuth Karunaratne 23.

Afghanistan best bowler by Hamid Hassan picked up 3-wickets, Dawlat Zadran and Shapoor Zadran both took one-wickets.

Mahela Jayawardene named Player of the match for his masterclass 109-runs knocked off facing 120-balls including 8-fours and a six.

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