The 25-year-old England batsman created small-scale havoc in the Lankan Premier League. He bowled 7 targets with sixes and fours …
The 25-year-old England batsman created small-scale havoc in the Lankan Premier League. He bowled 7 sixes with sixes and fours. The batsman, who played 27 balls in his innings, shifted the match to his side in moments. The match was between Dambulla Giants and Candy Warriors. The batsman who created that destruction was Phil Salt.
The Dambulla Giants batted first in this match. Phil Salt, who entered the ring as the opener along with Sri Lankan batsman Nirosham Dickwella, was bored with the boundaries when he arrived. He hit a super half-century off 27 balls. Also Dickwella scored 37 off 23 balls. Finally, in the lower order, Ramesh Mendis gave the finishing touch and the Dambulla Giants scored 190 for 7 in the allotted 20 overs.
Phil Salt Storm innings with 5 sixes and 4 fours.
Phil Salt, a 25-year-old England batsman, hit 64 off 27 balls with 5 sixes and 4 fours at a strike rate of 238. He scored 46 in the form of boundaries in this devastating innings. The Candy Warriors 7 bowlers tried unsuccessfully to tie the salt. In the lower order, Ramesh Mendis was unbeaten on 22 off 11 balls with 2 sixes and 1 four with a strike rate of 200.
Candy Warriors narrowly missed victory ..
The Candy Warriors stopped 20 runs short of the 191-run target set by the Dambulla Giants. The team managed only 170 for 8 in the allotted 20 overs. Phil Salt won the Player of the Match award for his devastating innings.