World T20: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets
March 18, 2016 12:49 IST
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Seasoned opener Tillakaratne Dilshan anchored defending champions Sri Lanka to a comfortable six-wicket win over a spirited Afghanistan in a World Twenty 20 match at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. The 39-year-old Dilshan batted through the innings to remain unconquered on a 56-ball 83 embellished with eight boundaries and three sixes, as Sri Lanka reached 155/4 with seven balls to spare in reply to Afghanistan's 153/7 in a Group 1 encounter.