5/6th place playoff, Team Sri Lankan Cricket vs Bengal Tigers, T10 Cricket League: Perera to Anwar Ali. Single off the first ball. Over to Miller then. Two needed off five balls. Quicker delivery and inside edged to the boundary.
Bengal Tigers beat Team Sri Lankan Cricket by 6 wickets. They finish fifth. The Lankans finish last, but earn priceless experience playing against some of the top stars of world cricket.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa named the Man of the Match for his 65 off 27 balls.
Preview: It's the third day for T10 Cricket League, and teams are all set to battle it out at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Saturday will see Shahid Afridi's Pakhtoons taking on Sarfraz Ahmed's Bengal Tigers. The next match is between Dinesh Chandimal's Team Sri Lanka Cricket and Kerala Kings, who are captained by Eoin Morgan. In the third match, Virender Sehwag's Maratha Arabians will face Punjabi Legends.
File image of Dinesh Chandimal. AFP
Saturday's final match will be a playoff for the 5th/6th place.
Earlier, the highlights was Shahid Afridi's hat-trick that lit up the opening night of the T10 League, helping his Pakhtoons side beat the Virender Sehwag-led Maratha Arabians by 25 runs.
Rilee Rossouw played a blinder to help his team Maratha Arabians clinch a thriller against Team Sri Lanka Cricket. He remained unbeaten on 49 as Rossouw's two sixes in the last balls saw Arabians chasing down a huge total of 125.
In another match, Aamer Yamin's scintillating all-round display helped Bengal Tigers to a three-wicket victory over Punjabi Legends,
Updated Date: December 17, 2017 16:20:45 IST