Galle Gladiators open their account with a big victory over Colombo Stars
Niroshan Dickwella scored 58* in a losing cause (Source: Twitter)
Galle Gladiators secured a 25-run victory over Colombo Stars in Match 7 of Lanka Premier League 2022 at Pallekele.
Gladiators post a strong total
Batting first, Thanuka Dabare (36) and skipper Kusal Mendis (39) were impressive to provide a strong start to the Gladiators. The duo added 75 runs for the first wicket in less than nine overs.
Coming at number three, Lahiru Udara increased the tempo, while Azam Khan (8) and Iftikhar Ahmed (2) perished early.
Udara finished well with 29 off 16, while Udara slammed an unbeaten 45 off 30 to help Gladiators finish on 174 in their designated quota of 20 overs. Jeffrey Vandersay was the pick of the bowlers for Stars with two scalps.