By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 09, 2017, 08:53

ICC Champions trophy : Harsha Bhogle praises Matthews for Lanka's win

Indian commentator Harsha Bhogle praised Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Matthews for his victory against India in ICC Champions trophy . He wrote in his tweet: and this is the reason Angelo Matthews is essential to anything Sri Lanka does. Well, Sri Lanka executed a masterful run-chase to stun holders India with a seven-wicket Champions Trophy win at The Oval and throw Group B wide open.Set 322 for victory after Shikhar Dhawan's century, Danushka Gunathilaka (76) and Kusal Mendis (89) shared a stand of 159 before both were run out. Kusal Perera's 47 off 44 balls put Sri Lanka on top until he retired injured. But Angelo Matthews (52 not out) and Asela Gunaratne (34 not out) saw their side home with eight balls to spare.

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