Kandy Falcons Struggling After Babar Azam Anchors Colombo Stars to 157

Kandy Falcons Struggling After Babar Azam 

Anchors Colombo Stars to 157


Stars
In Control As Falcons Struggle 

in Stiff Chase

The
Colombo Stars have seized control of their Lanka Premier League clash against
the Kandy Falcons, reducing them to 94/7 after 13.4 overs, chasing a stiff
target of 157. Disciplined bowling from the Stars has kept the Falcons in check
despite some resistance from Angelo Mathews. With 63 still needed off 37 balls,
the Falcons face an uphill battle to overhaul Colombo’s total, built around
Babar Azam’s polished 59. Only a herculean effort can rescue the Falcons now as
the Stars tighten their grip on the crucial match.

Kandy Falcons Struggling After Babar Azam Anchors Colombo Stars to 157

Tight
Bowling Restricts Kandy as 

Colombo Find Form

Excellent
controlled bowling from the Colombo Stars has restricted the Kandy Falcons to
94/7 after 13.4 overs, putting the Stars firmly on top in their Lanka Premier
League encounter. The Stars attack kept their lines and lengths tight to choke
the Falcons batters for room after Babar Azam’s fifty helped set 157. Despite
Angelo Mathews’ best efforts, the Falcons have struggled to break free and
unleash their hitting power.

 

Mathews
Resistance Not Enough as 

Colombo Maintain Stranglehold

Kandy
Falcons veteran Angelo Mathews waged a defiant battle with a fighting 25 off 22
balls but couldn’t prevent the Colombo Stars from maintaining their
stranglehold on the crucial Lanka Premier League clash. Mathews stood firm
against disciplined bowling, but the Falcons kept losing wickets around him to
slip to 94/7 in the 14th over, well behind the steep required run rate in their
chase of 157. Colombo remains firmly in control despite Mathews’ mature resistance.

 

Falcons
Fighting But Trailing Badly in 157 Chase

Despite
a valiant effort, the Kandy Falcons find themselves on the back foot at 94/7
after 13.4 overs chasing 157 against Colombo Stars in the Lanka Premier League.
The Falcons have fought hard, but scoring has proven difficult. Angelo Mathews
has battled to 25 off 22 balls, but tight bowling from the Stars has tied down
the chase. With 63 still needed off 37, Kandy faces a mountainous task to
recover and claim victory, barring an extraordinarily late charge.

 

Mendis
Cameo in Vain as Colombo 

Stay Ahead at Halfway Stage

A
sparkling 15 off 10 balls from Kamindu Mendis gave Kandy Falcons brief hope,
but Colombo Stars maintained control at the halfway mark of the Lanka Premier
League chase. Mendis took on the bowling before falling to Vandersay. The
Star’s bowling has been disciplined, spearheaded by Matheesha Pathirana’s 2
wickets. At 94/7, needing over 12 an over, the Falcons trail badly despite
Mendis’s best efforts to up the scoring rate.

 

Babar
Fifty Sets Up Big Colombo Total 

Before Falcons Collapse

Babar
Azam’s polished half-century laid the platform for the Colombo Stars’ strong
total of 157/6 that Kandy Falcons are struggling to chase down. Babar crafted
59 off 52 balls to settle the Star’s innings. The Falcons suffered an early
collapse in response before Angelo Mathews and Kamindu Mendis produced fighting
cameos. But at 94/7 after 13.4 overs, the Stars remain firmly in control as
their bowlers have dominated.

 

Bowlers
Put Colombo Stars on Top 

Against Reeling Kandy Falcons

Penetrating
bowling from the Colombo Stars has rocked the Kandy Falcon’s top order to gain
the ascendancy after setting 157 batting first. Matheesha Pathirana and
Dhananjaya de Silva struck crucial early blows to sink Kandy to 43-5. Despite
resistance from Angelo Mathews, the Falcons continue to lose wickets, slipping
further behind on 94/7 after 13.4 overs. With the bowling dominating, Colombo
is now strong favourites for victory.

 

Disciplined
Colombo Restrict Falcons 

Despite Mathews Show of Defiance

The
Colombo Stars have maintained a tight leash over the Kandy Falcons’ run chase
despite battling 25 off 22 balls from experienced campaigner Angelo Mathews.
Clinical bowling has limited the Falcons to 94/7 after 13.4 overs. Matthews
stood firm against the impressive Stars attack by de Silva and Pathirana. But
with wickets tumbling around him, a daunting 63 runs are still required off the
final 37 balls for victory.

 

Falcons
Face Uphill Task to Overhaul 

Colombo’s Strong Total

The
Kandy Falcons were rocked early by Colombo Stars’ disciplined bowling, leaving
them an uphill battle at 94/7 after 13.4 overs chasing 157 for victory.
Mattheesha Pathirana’s 2/10 rattled the dangerous top order. 
A
sparkling cameo by Kamindu Mendis gave faint hopes of a fightback before he
fell to Vandersay. With 63 still needed off 37, it will take something
extraordinary for the Falcons to turn this Lanka Premier League match around.

 
Colombo
Dominate Kandy as Bowlers 

Dismantle Top Order

Colombo
Stars have gained complete control over hapless Kandy Falcons on the back of
superb bowling that ripped through the top order to leave them reeling at 43/5
after 8 overs chasing 157 in the Lanka Premier League. De Silva and Pathirana
did the early damage before Vandersay struck to remove the dangerous Mendis.
Anchorman Angelo Mathews remains Kandy’s last glimmer of hope. But Colombo’s
bowlers have put their team firmly on course for victory.

 

 

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