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Cricket Highlights, July 09: LPL 2024 (Match 11) – Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings

Cricket Highlights, July 09 LPL 2024 (Match 11) – Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings

Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings (Match 11) – Highlights


In this article, we will discuss the electrifying match between the Jaffna Kings and the Kandy Falcons in the Lanka Premier League, held on July 9, 2024, in Dambulla. This high-scoring thriller saw the Jaffna Kings set a formidable total of 224/7 in their 20 overs, powered by an outstanding century from Pathum Nissanka. 


However, the Kandy Falcons, led by a blistering knock from Dinesh Chandimal, chased down the target with ease, finishing at 230/3 in just 18.2 overs to secure a seven-wicket victory. Let’s delve into the key performances and moments that defined this exhilarating match.


In their innings against the Kandy Falcons, the Jaffna Kings got off to a flying start during the mandatory powerplay, amassing 69 runs without losing a wicket in the first six overs. The opening partnership between Pathum Nissanka and BKG Mendis was particularly explosive, with the team reaching 50 runs in just 3.4 overs, thanks to Nissanka’s aggressive batting. Nissanka reached his half-century off just 21 balls, hitting ten fours and one six.


At the end of the powerplay, the Jaffna Kings were 69/0, with Nissanka on 55 and Mendis on 13. The opening partnership continued to flourish, bringing up 100 runs in 9.5 overs. Nissanka and Mendis laid a solid foundation before Mendis was eventually dismissed after scoring 25 runs. The first wicket fell at 135/1 after 13 overs, with Nissanka still going strong.


Nissanka reached his century in 52 balls, showcasing a mix of aggressive and controlled shots, including thirteen fours and three sixes. Rilee Rossouw provided valuable support, scoring 41 runs in quick time, contributing to a rapid 50-run partnership off just 26 balls. The team continued to build on this momentum, reaching 200 runs in 17.1 overs.


In 20 overs, the Jaffna Kings ended their innings with 224/7, despite a burst of wickets in the final overs. Fabian Allen, who scored ten runs, and the rest of the late order added vital runs to take the total past 220. Pathum Nissanka’s brilliant century of runs established the groundwork for Jaffna Kings’ competitive total and presented a formidable challenge to the Kandy Falcons.


During their innings against the Jaffna Kings, the Kandy Falcons displayed dominance and easily met the difficult goal of 225. The Falcons got off to a quick start, scoring 72 runs in the required powerplay at the expense of one wicket. In just 4.1 overs, the opening partnership—led by Dinesh Chandimal—scored 50 runs.


Chandimal continued his aggressive approach, reaching his half-century off just 22 balls, featuring six fours and three sixes. He was well-supported by Mohammad Haris, who contributed 19 runs before falling at the end of the powerplay. The Falcons were 72/1 at this stage, with Chandimal and Haris putting together a rapid 50-run partnership in just 27 balls.


As the innings progressed, the Falcons maintained their momentum. They crossed the 100-run mark in 8.4 overs and continued to accelerate. The third-wicket partnership between Chandimal and PHKD Mendis added 50 runs in just 29 balls, taking the team to 150 runs in 12.4 overs. 


By the second strategic timeout at 13 overs, the Falcons were comfortably placed at 153/2, with Chandimal at a commanding 89 and Mendis at 18.


The Falcons reached 200 runs in 16.4 overs, with Mendis completing his half-century off 33 balls, including four fours and three sixes. The fourth-wicket stand between Mendis and Angelo Mathews added another quick 50 runs in just 24 balls, ensuring a smooth finish to the chase.


Ultimately, the Kandy Falcons achieved the target in 18.2 overs, finishing at 230/3. Chandimal’s outstanding innings of 89 runs off 37 balls was the highlight, earning him the Player of the Match award and leading the Falcons to a convincing seven-wicket victory with 10 balls to spare.


Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings Scoreboard


Jaffna Kings – 224/7 (20.0)

Kandy Falcons – 230/3 (18.2)

Result – Kandy won by 7 wickets

Player of the match – Dinesh Chandimal


Cricket Highlights, July 09 LPL 2024 (Match 11) – Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings Dinesh Chandimal


Kandy Falcons vs Jaffna Kings Playing Eleven



Jaffna Kings

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Rilee Rossouw, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Azmatullah Omarzai, Fabian Allen, Wanuja Sahan, Pramod Madushan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Asitha Fernando


Kandy Falcons

Dinesh Chandimal, Andre Fletcher, Mohammad Haris, Kamindu Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka, Ramesh Mendis, Dushmantha Chameera, Shoriful Islam, Kavindu Pathiratne


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