Perera ton sets up S.Lanka series win over Ireland
Malahide, Ireland: Kusal Perera and Seekkuge Prasanna both made profession best scores as Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 136 keeps running in the second one-day worldwide at Malahide on Saturday.
Triumph saw Sri Lanka make the most of their second encouraging win in a matter of days as they took the two-match arrangement 2-0 and gave them a certainty help in front of their up and coming five-diversion ODI crusade in England.
Put into bat, they amassed 377 for eight. Perera top-scored with an ODI best 135 and Prasanna made 95 – his most noteworthy score at this level.
Ireland, in answer, were played out for 241.
Sri Lanka, again sent into bat as they had been in their 76-run win in the primary ODI at Malahide on Thursday, were all around set at the midway stage.
What’s more, when Suranga Lakmal and the reviewed Farveez Maharoof expelled Ireland’s main three with only 41 on the board, whatever is left of the match demonstrated a convention.
John Anderson, a bookkeeper and the main beginner in the Ireland side, indicated guarantee for the future with 34 and Andy McBrine, batting at No 8, completed the innings in some style with 79 from 64 balls, including seven fours and two sixes.
McBrine and Boyd Rankin (18 not out) deferred the unavoidable with a last wicket stand of 54 – both making their most elevated scores for Ireland and Sri Lanka commander Angelo Mathews needed to take himself back to break the organization and win the match with five overs to save.
Sri Lanka, put in on another amazing batting pitch, made the ideal begin with Kusal Perera and Danuska Gunathilaka sharing an opening stand of 147.
Gunathilaka was the first to go, in the 27th over, for 63, only two shy of his ODI best, yet both Perera and Prasanna effectively passed their past most elevated scores at this level.
Prasanna, elevated to a substituting part at number three, assumed his part to flawlessness to dramatically increase his vocation best in a radiant presentation of hitting.
He was released five runs shy of a merited century having confronted only 46 balls with nine sixes and five fours and he commanded the second wicket stand of 161 with Perera which took only 93 balls.
Perera achieved his second ODI hundred from 105 balls with 10 fours and two sixes and included another 35 preceding he was gotten at mid-wicket off Middlesex’s Tim Murtagh.
In all he confronted 128 balls and completed with 16 fours and two sixes.
Sri Lanka were on course for an aggregate in overabundance of 400 yet Ireland pulled them back by taking four wickets for 13 keeps running in the last three overs, in spite of the fact that by then the harm had been finished.
Barry McCarthy, a 23-year-old seamer in just his second universal, was Ireland’s most great bowler, completing with two for 52.
By difference Boyd Rankin, in his first home arrangement for a long time in the wake of showing up for England, completed with one for 86 from his 10 overs.
Ireland will now search for an enhanced indicating when they confront Pakistan in a two-match home ODI arrangement in August.