Al Amin Hossain shines at Lankan Premier League (LPL)
CRICDOT DESK : Bangladesh fast bowler Al Amin Hossain shines with the ball in the Sri Lankan Premier League. Al Amin’s team Candy Warriors defeated Dambulla Giants by 6 wickets in the 16th match of the Lankan Premier League yesterday. In the return match of the XI, Bangladesh pacer made a big contribution to the victory of Candy Warriors. There were three victims in the first four matches. This time Al Amin Hossain took three wickets in one match.
After losing the toss at the Premadasa Stadium, Al Amin became the fifth bowler to attack. Dambulla, who lost three wickets in the beginning, was trying to turn around with the bat of Najibullah Zadran and Sachitha Jayathilak. Al Amin returned Afghan batsman Najibullah with the second ball in the 11th over.
In that over, Al Amin returned the dangerous Chamika Karunaratne. Caribbean cricketer Kenar Lewis took a great catch in the long leg. Al Amin took 2 wickets for 2 runs in the first over. He gave 6 runs in the next over and gave 11 in the third over. He came in the 19th over of the innings to make his last over. This time Marshant de Lange was dismissed with the first ball. In the next ball, however, Ramesh Mendis digested a six. He gave 12 runs in that over. He bowled four overs and took 3 wickets for 32 runs. Dambulla Giants won the toss and elected to bat, losing 9 wickets in 20 overs and collecting 130 runs.
Ramesh Mendis scored the highest 41 runs. After batting at the target of 131 runs, Ravi Bopara scored an unbeaten 59 runs with 4 balls to spare and the Candy Warriors won by 6 wickets. Also, captain Angelo Pereira remained unbeaten on 29 runs.