Veteran cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya returned to form as Ruhuna humiliated Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI in the BOC Inter – Provincial Cup match here today.
SLCC XI won the toss, and elected to field. Openers Tharanga and Jayasuriya put up a good partnership 108 runs in 19.4 overs.
Sanath Jayasuriya top scored in the match with a 86 ball 89 which included a sixer and 11 boundaries.
Ruhuna ended up at a 293 for 6 wickets in 50 overs.
In reply, Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI were tormented by Ruhuna bowlers, especially Lasith Malinga who claimed 4 wickets for 21 in his 8 overs.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa was the only batsmen who offered some resistance to the Ruhuna attack scoring a decent 59 runs. All other batsmen failed miserably being all out for 102 in 27.3 overs.
Ruhuna Won the match by 191 runs and earned 5 points.