Perera, Prasanna shine as Sri Lanka clinch series against Ireland

first_imgKusal Perera top-scored with his ODI best score of 135 as Sri Lanka thrashed Ireland by 136 runs in the second one-day international at Malahide on Saturday to clinch the two-match series 2-0.After put in to bat, Sri Lanka posted 377/8, riding on the batting exploits from Perera and Seekkuge Prasanna (95). In reply, Ireland were bowled out for 241 with five overs to spare.For Ireland, Andy McBrine top-scored with a 79 while Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal finished with figures of 4 for 38.Sri Lanka recently lost a three-match Test series against England and will get involved in a five-match ODI series against England starting Tuesday at Trent Bridge.last_img read more