Cricket

Anil Ghariya, Deepak Malik's tons help India whitewash Sri Lanka in Blind Cricketers' three-match ODI series

  • Press Trust of India
  • October 28th, 2018
  • 10:38:32 IST

Kolkata: Anil Ghariya and Deepak Malik struck centuries as India downed Sri Lanka by eight wickets to win the Blind Cricketers' three-match ODI series here Saturday.

Batting first, Sri Lanka left-hander Chandana Deshapriya smashed 190 as Sri Lanka posted a huge 369/4 in 40 overs.

Representational image. Getty Images

Representational image. Getty Images

In reply, India came out all guns blazing as both Ghariya and Malik scored centuries to see India through with 32 balls to spare.

This was India' second whitewash against the Islanders as they remained unbeaten throughout the home season which also featured England.

Deshapriya, who is a school teacher, was adjudged man of the match for his 190.

The winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for both T20 series and ODI series. And the runners up were awarded Rs 50,000 for both the series.

Brief Scores:

Sri Lanka: 369/4 in 40 overs (Chandana Deshapriya 190 not out, Suranga Sampath 84; Ajay Reddy 2/58) lost to India 370/2 in 34.4 overs (Deepak Malik 164 not out, Anil Ghariya 120; Pathum Saman Kumara 2/70) by eight wickets.

Updated Date: October 28, 2018 10:38:32 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Six students dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka
World

Six students dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka

The ferry was travelling from Kurinchakeni to the town of Kinniya. It was in operation due to the construction delays of the new bridge being built in the area

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Ramesh Mendis the pick of bowlers as hosts four wickets away from big win in first Test
First Cricket News

Sri Lanka vs West Indies: Ramesh Mendis the pick of bowlers as hosts four wickets away from big win in first Test

The fourth day's play was delayed by one hour due to rain. A total of 52 overs were lost on day three due to rain.