LPL 2021: Mohammad Amir hits a six-run home run and then dismisses the batter on the next pitch, giving him a mouthful.
After slamming Mohammad Amir for a six on the first ball of the innings. Avishka Fernando earned sweet retribution on the next delivery and made sure to send the Sri Lankan out in style.
The Pakistan cricketer collided with Sri Lankan standout and Jaffna opener. Fernando smashed Amir for a six off the first ball of the innings, chasing a tough mark of 189. On the next ball, the left-arm pacer came racing back to clean bowl the Sri Lankan, and he didn’t forget to send him off with an expletive-filled send-off.
Mohammad Amir pitched the ball higher after being struck for a maximum. And also found the gap between Fernando’s bat and pad to castle him.
Only two batters reached double figures as Jaffna. Were bowled out for a meagre 124 in 16.5 overs, losing by 64 runs.
Nuwan Thushara of the Galle Gladiators had a field day, claiming five wickets for 13 runs in 3.5 overs.
Moreover, Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka were the standouts for Galle in the batting department. Mendis smashed 85 off 53 balls and Gunathilaka hammered 42 off 42 balls in a 121-run partnership for the first wicket.
Finally, The victory ensured Galle Gladiators a spot in the LPL 2021 final.