In the 2023 Lanka Premier League cricket tournament, the Jaffna Kings team managed to record a victory of 21 runs in the match between the Colombo Strikers team and the Jaffna Kings team. Accordingly, the Colombo Strikers team, who won the toss of the match, invited the Jaffna Kings team to bat first and they scored 173 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their 20 overs.
In batting, Towhid Hridoy scored 54 runs, Dunith Wellalage scored 25 runs, Priyamal Perera scored 22 runs and Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored 21 runs for the Jaffna Kings team. In bowling, Lakshan Sandakan, Chamika Karunaratne, Matheesha Pathirana and Naseem Shah managed to take one wicket for the Colombo Strikers team.
Accordingly, the Colombo Strikers team who played the reply innings could get only 152 runs at the end of 19.4 overs. Niroshan Dickwella, who played a fast innings for Colombo Strikers, scored 58 runs from 34 balls, Babar Azam scored 7 runs, Nuwanindu Fernando scored 17 runs, and Chamika Karunaratne scored 23 runs. In bowling, Hardus Viljoen took 3 wickets, and Dilshan Madushanka and Vijayakanth Vyaskanth took 2 wickets for the Jaffna Kings team.