LPL: Gladiators, Giants share points as rain spoils play

COLOMBO: The eighth match of Lanka Premier League between Galle Gladiators and Dambulla Giants, returned no results as the heavens kept showering.

Gladiators and Giants have shared a point each as the match concluded no result.

Giants, batting first, scored 159/7 in 20 overs. Ramesh Mendis scored 33 off 23 balls, followed by their top scorer, Dasun Shanaka, who scored 37 off 32 balls.

For Gladiators, Nuwan Thushara and Noor Ahmed each claimed two wickets, while Samit Patel, Mohammad Hafeez and Dhananjaya Lakshan shared one wicket apiece.

In reply, Gladiators’ batters could only face eight balls, scoring 18 before rain spoiled the proceedings. The game could not resume as it kept raining and, in the end, no result could be concluded.

Gladiators have secured the top position on the table, while Giants are at the second.

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