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Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd ODI 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd ODI 2024 - Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka 3-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekelle in 11th February 2024.

Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan 2nd ODI 2024 Highlights
Charith Asalanka picked up pace in the death overs © AFP/Getty Images

Charith Asalanka's 74-ball 97, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama and Janith Liyanage's fifties before Wanindu Hasaranga's four-for gives Sri Lanka's record 155-run victory over Afghanistan, despite a Rahmat Shah - Ibrahim Zadran's fifties and took an unbeatable 2-0 lead to seal the series in a one-sided game of the second ODI.

Match Stats : 
  • Sri Lanka's 155-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs against Afghanistan in ODIs, previous biggest win by 132-runs at Hambantota in the last year.
  • Sri Lanka's 308 was their fourth highest score against Afghanistan in One-day international and also It is their fourth highest total at Pallekelle in ODIs.
  • 103 : Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama set up the second highest third-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan in ODIs, The highest is 120-run stand between Pathum Nissanka and Sadeera Samarawickrama at same venue earlier in this series' first ODI.
  • 111 : Charith Asalanka and Janith Liyanage set up the second highest fifth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against Afghanistan in ODIs, The highest is 126-run stand between Mahela Jayawardene and Angelo Mathews at Dunedin in the 2015 World Cup.
  • This is the seventh instance of Sri Lanka's four batsmen were scores of fifty or more runs in their innings in One-day international and it is their first such  instance against Afghanistan in ODIs.
  • India lost their last eight wickets for just 10-runs - which was their worst eight-wicket collapse in One-day international. They went from 143 for 2 to 153 for all out. Their previous worst such collapse was eight for 19-runs against Scotland at Abu Dhabi in 2015.

Sri Lanka scored 308-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Charith Asalanka hammered a unbeaten 97 off 74-balls, Kusal Mendis cracked a 61 off 65-balls including 6-fours & a six, Sadeera Samarawickrama hit 52 off 61-balls included 3-fours, Janith Liyanage struck 50 off 48-balls contained 2-sixes & 2-fours and Pathun Nissanka 18.

Afghanistan best bowler by Azmatullah Omarzai picked up 3-wickets for 56-runs in 10-overs, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Qais Ahmad each took one-wickets.

Afghanistan were 128 for 2 bundled out for 153 in 33.5 overs with top scorer by Rahmat Shah struck 63 off 69-balls including 7-fours.

Ibrahim Zadran scored 54 off 76-balls including 6-fours, Hashmatullah Shahidi 9 and Rahmanullah Gurbaz 8.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga claimed a 4-wickets for 27-runs in 6.5-overs, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka both took 2-wickets and one for Pramod Madushan.

Charith Asalanka named Player of the match for his scintillating unbeaten 97 off 72-balls including 9-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 131.08.


                   

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