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Sri Lanka Beat Scotland After Rain Interrupts Their Play

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Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 35 runs (D/L method) at the Grange, Edinburgh in the 2nd ODI of the two-match series.

Put in to bat first, Sri Lanka scored 322-8 with Avishka Fernando 74, Dimuth Karunaratne 77, Kusal Mendis 66 and Lahiru Thirimanne 44* the main run-getters and Brad Wheal 3-49 and Safyaan Sharif 2-76 the pick of the bowlers for Scotland.

In a rain-interrupted reply, Scotland scored 199, losing by 35 runs (D/L), with Matthew Cross 55 and George Munsey 61top scoring and Nuwan Pradeep 4-34 and Suranga Lakmal 2-55, the main wicket-takers for Sri Lanka.

The first game was abandoned due to rain, without a ball being bowled.

The two-match ODI series served as final preparation for Sri Lanka ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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