Sri Lanka won the match by 9 wickets with Ireland

In the third match of Super 12 T 20 World Cup 2022, Sri Lanka won the match by 9 wickets with Ireland due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, Sri Lanka was placed in the second position with 2 points and a better run rate.

Earlier, Ireland won the toss and chose to bat first and made a low score of 128/8 in 20 overs due to great bowling by Maheesh Theekshana 2/19 (4), Wanindu Hasaranga 2/25 (4), Lahiru Kumara 1/12 (2), Binura Fernando 1/27 (4), and Chamika Karinaratne 1/29 (4). Harry Tector 45 (42), Paul Stirling 34 (25), and George Dockrell 14 (16) were good batting from the Ireland side. After this inning, Ireland set a low target of 129 runs in 20 overs for Sri Lanka to win this match.

During chasing, Sri Lanka loses only 1 wicket, reached the target of 129 runs in 15 overs, and won the match by 9 wickets with Ireland due to great batting by Kusal Mendis 68* (43), Charith Asalanka 31* (22), and Dhananjaya de Silva 31 (25). Only Gareth Delany 1/28 (4) took one wicket from the Ireland side.

Kusal Mendis (SL), 68* (43), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.

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