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Galle Cricket Club all out for 31 but still win first-class match

In a shocker of a game, Galle Cricket Club were bowled out for 31, but in a shocking turn of events, came back to win against the Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club at the Army Ground, Panagoda.

This happened during the Premier League Tournament Relegation Play-offs.

The Galle side lost ten wickets in quick succession, having lost three in the single digits, and the last three for zero, producing the historically lowest score in first class cricket ever in Sri Lanka.

The viewers, who must have given the match up as a done deal, were in for a shock as the Galle side resoundingly came back in their second innings, scoring an amazingly improved 295.

The hero of the day was Charith Aslanka, who smashed a 114 in 123 balls.

Crarith Aslanka is only 17 years old, and comes in to bat at number 3.

The bowling response from Galle was quite spirited as well, snapping up wickets to restrain the the Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club to 215.

In the next innings they took wickets at regular intervals to shock the Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club by taking wickets at regular intervals, and limiting them 107 for 10 wickets.

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