Boucher sets up Warriors

Chasing a modest 154 for a win, the Warriors were never in trouble as they were nicely placed at 93 for three in the 11th over before wicketkeeper-batsman Boucher and Justin Kreusch (37 not out) took them to a comfortable win with 10 balls remaining.

The duo shared a 63-run stand for the unconquered fourth wicket from 44 balls.
Boucher struck four fours and two sixes during his 26-ball stay while Kreusch hit three fours in his 29-ball innings.

Earlier, opener Jeevantha Kulatunga struck a strokeful 59 to help Wayamba reach 153 for nine after the Sri Lankan champion side were reduced to 50 for three in the ninth over after electing to bat.

SCOREBOARD
Wayamba: Mahela Jayawardene c Kreusch b Theron 0, Jeevantha Kulatunga c Kreusch b Tsotsobe 59, Mahela Udawatte c Boje b Theron 2, Jehan Mubarak c Prince b Boje 9, Kushal Perera c Prince b Theron 39, Kaushal Lokuarachchi c Boje b Botha 14, Thisara Perera c Botha b Ntini 11, Farveez Maharoof c Tsotsobe b Ntini 5, Rangana Herath (run out) 8, Ajantha Mendis (not out) 1. Extras: (LB-3, W-2) 5. Total: (for 9 wkts, 20 overs) 153.
Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-2, 3-50, 4-110, 5-126, 6-133, 7-144, 8-144, 9-153.
Bowling: Rusty Theron 4-0-23-3, Lonwabo Tsotsobe 4-0-31-1, Makhaya Ntini 4-0-34-2, Johan Botha 4-0-21-1, Nicky Boje 2-0-22-1, Justin Kreusch 2-0-19-0.
Warriors: Davey Jacobs b Mendis 26, Ashwell Prince b Welegedara 10, Colin Ingram c Mubarak b Herath 34, Justin Kreusch (not out) 37, Mark Boucher (not out) 40. Extras: (B-4, LB-2, W-3) 9. Total (for 3 wkts, 18.2 overs) 156.
Fall of wickets: 1-17, 2-69, 3-93.
Bowling: Chanaka Welegedara 3.2-0-26-1, Ferveez Maharoof 2-0-24-0, Thisara Perera 3-0-32-0, Ajantha Mendis 4-0-25-1, Rangana Herath 4-0-18-1; Kaushal Lokuarachchi 2-0-25-0.

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