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Dhananjaya's ton steers Jaffna to victory

Skipper Dhananjaya de Silva scored a superb knock of 101 as Jaffna defeated Dambulla by 51 runs in their National Super League fixture played at the Pallekele International Stadium yesterday.

Jaffna put to bat first against Dambulla. They struggled at 17 for 3 wickets after 6.2 overs. However, the experienced all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva made a fighting knock of 101 in 120 balls striking 10 fours and a six. He also added 83 runs for the fourth wicket with Santhush Gunathilake (39 in 57 balls) helped to build up the innings for a challenging total of 226 for 8 wickets in 50 overs.

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