|Sri Lanka win Gold medal in men’s cricket at Asian Games 2014|
Sri Lanka crushed Afghanistan by 68 runs to win the gold medal in the men’s T20 cricket event at the Asian Games at Yeonhui Cricket Ground in South Korea.
Afghanistan scored only 65 against the 133 scored by the Sri Lankan team.
Lahiru Thirimanne top scored for Sri Lanka with 57 off just 37 balls, hitting seven boundaries and one towering six. The pick of the Afghanistan bowlers was off-spinner Mohammad Nabi, who took four wickets for 18 runs.