In case you missed it, Wanindu Hasaranga at LPL 2023 was one of the greatest individual T20 tournament performances ever
At the 2023 LPL, Wanindu Hasaranga produced a performance matched by few in the history of Twenty20 cricket.
In 2023, B-Love Kandy became the first team from outside Jaffna to win the Lanka Premier League. Kandy captain Wanindu Hasaranga missed the match, but they overhauled Dambulla Aura’s 147-4 with ease.
Despite his absence, Hasaranga defined Kandy’s success story in a way replicated by perhaps no one else in the format in a Twenty20 league.
In Qualifier 2 – his last appearance in the league – he smashed 48 in 30 balls and picked up 2-21 against the Galle Titans. The wickets took his league tally to 19, the most taken by a bowler in a single edition of the LPL.
Teammate Nuwan Pradeep claimed a wicket in the final to finish second on the charts, but he finished five wickets fewer than Hasaranga. No o