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SL outplay Ireland

SL outplay Ireland

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Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 79 runs to win the first one-day international at the Clontarf ground in Dublin on Tuesday.
After losing the toss, Sri Lanka made 219 for eight in their full 50 overs before dismissing Ireland for just 140 in reply with more than 10 overs to spare.
Player-of-the-match Ajantha Mendis starred with both bat and ball for Sri Lanka, hitting an unbeaten 18 off just nine balls before taking three wickets for 27 runs with his unorthodox spin.

SCORES IN BRIEF
SRI LANKA: 219 for 8 in 50 overs (Tharanga 24, Chandimal 39, Matthews 30, Priyanjan 31, Kulasekara 42 not out; Murtagh 2-21)
IRELAND: 140 all out in 39.5 overs (Porterfield 37, N O'Brien 33, Sorensen 17, Dockrell 18 not out; Lakmal 3-29, Kulasekara 2-30)
Result: Sri Lanka won by 79 runs.
Player-of-the-match: Ajantha Mendis.

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