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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 12th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - 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.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 12th Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights
Mahela Jayawardene plays a shot © AP

Bowlers attack before Mahela Jayawardene's record-breaking century and Thisara Perera's assault helped to Sri Lanka narrow four-wicket victory over Afghanistan in a tight-game of the 12th match of a World Cup.

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* 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 history, surpassing the previous record of 3-hundred hit by Sanath Jayasuriya and the joint third most by any 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.