The hunted turn hunter as Dharmaraja, 98 for eight on day one, totalled 178 and proceeded to rip the heart out of S. de S. Jayasinghe, by bowling them out for 51 and 70 to win by an innings and 57 runs at Lake View.
Skipper Deneth Lanka was prominent in the rout with seven wickets. Ruchira Pupulewatta had a good game too, with five wickets and a vital 31.
S. de S. batting was a shambles in both innings, with their highest scorer in the match making 18.
Dharmaraja 178 in 56.5 overs
S. de S. Jayasinghe 51 in 26.2 overs and (15-3 contd.) 70 in 26.4 overs (Mahesh Peiris 18, N.A.S. Dilshan 13, Vimukthi Sandeepa 12 n.o.; Deneth Lanka 3-30, Ruchira Pupulewatte 3-21, Sapumal Tennakoon 2-6)