Dilshan powers Lanka to series win

Published: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, 22:55 [IST]
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Dilshan powers Lanka to series win

Harare: An unbeaten century by Tillakaratne Dilshan guided Sri Lanka to a crushing nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe on Wednesday in the final of the limited overs tri-nation series at Harare Sports Club.

Dilshan (108 not out) shared a 160-run opening stand with Upul Tharanga (72) as the hosts lost just one wicket to overcome Zimbabwe's paltry total of 199.

Sri Lanka vs Zimababwe, Final - Scorecard

It was Dilshan's seventh one-day international century and his first in 17 matches against Zimbabwe.

Tatenda Taibu (71) the only contributor in Zimbabwe innings.

The home team prodded their way to 15-1 in seven overs and to 40-2 in 15. By comparison, Sri Lanka were 46-0 in seven and 88-0 in 15.

Dilshan was adjudged as Man of the Match for his brilliant knock


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