Sri lanka become Emerging Asia cup champions

Sri Lankan Emerging team was able to beat India by 3 runs to take the Championship title of ACC Emmerging teams asia cup 2018 today at R.Premadasa stadium.

Sri Lanka won the toss and  added on a very good score of 270 on board loosing only 7 wickets with good half centuries from Kamindu Mendis and Hasitha Boyagoda.

In reply India did not get the usual good start as they were 83 for 5 at one stage but their late batting order took the game closer.

At the End India were short by 3 runs as they only managed to score 267 loosing 9 wickets at the end of 50 overs.

Asela Gunarathne bowled exceptionally well to get 3 wickets for 38 runs.

Man of the match was Kamindu Mendis and he got the Man of the series title as well.

Match summary is as follows:

SRI LANKA                                                270-7(50 overs)

Kamindu Mendis  61                                A.Rajpoot       2-61

INDIA                                                          267-9(50 overs)

Jayant Yadav        71                                A.Gunarathne  3-38

                           Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets

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