Royal held to a draw
After Kaushalya Gajasinghe top scored with 112 runs for Mahinda College to post 273 for seven declared, Royal College posted 229 runs for nine wickets as their Inter School Under-19 two day match ended in a draw at Reid Avenue, yesterday.
While Udara Jayasanka remained unbeaten on 62 for Mahinda, Chalaka Bogoda and Charutha Ragaratne scored half tons for Royal.
Mahinda 250 for 6 overnight 273 for 7 decl. in 113.2 overs (Kaushalya Gajasinghe 112, Udara Jayasanka 62 n.o., Sajith Lakmal 29, Indeera Gallage 35; Lakshan Landewela 3/67, Maneesha Tantrigoda 2/63)
Royal 229 for 9 in 88 overs (Chalaka Bogoda 66, Charutha Ragaratne 60, Waruna Dissanayake 29; Chalana de Silva 2/13, Kaushalya Gajasinghe 2/75)
Taxila better in second innings
After managing to post just 145 runs in the first innings, Taxila College, Horana did well in the second innings as Aruna Kumara top scored with 93 runs to post 241 to hold to a draw against Asoka Vidyalaya at Horana, yesterday.
Taxila 145 all out in 38 overs (Aruna Kumara 28, Amal Priyanga 20, Saliya Mihiran 18; Lakshitha Dananjaya 5/34, Sandun Jeewantha 3/43) and 241 all out in 88.2 overs (Aruna Kumara 93, Hasindu Saranga 30, Saliya Mihiran 29, Theekshana Nirmana 20; Lakshitha Dananjaya 3/47, Sameera Madusanka 3/32)
Asoka 265 for 8 overnight 275 all out in 62.1 overs (Sithija Madushan 73, Sandun Jeewantha 46, Chanaka Hemachandra 41, Chirantha Lakshan 26, Lahiru Kanishka 26; Saliya Mihiran 2/31) and 26 for 1 in 5 overs (Sandun Jeewantha 11n.o)
Mahanama amass 362 for nine
Duleeka Thissakuttige hit 129 runs inclusive of 17 fours and three sixes as Mahanama College, Colombo amassed a massive 362 for nine wickets at close in their match against St. Peter’s College, which commenced at Bambalapitiya, yesterday.
Mahanama 362 for 9 at close in 95.3 overs (Duleeka Thissakuttige 129, Randika Welikannage 69, Lahiru Weerakoon 45, Hashan Perera 29, Chathura Wanniarachchi 34; Shanendra Fernando 3/66, Sampath Kumara 2/42, Sidath Jayaweera 2/104)
DSS 195, Joes 63/1
A five wicket haul from Supechala Jayathilaka and half centuries from Malshan Gunasinghe and Wasuki Wetakepotha were the highlights on the first day as St. Joseph’s College restricted D. S. Senanayake College to 195 runs in their match which commenced at Darley Road, yesterday.
In reply, Joes were 63 for one wicket at close.
DSS 195 all out in 78.2 overs (Thusith de Silva 18, Malshan Gunasinghe 56, Wasuki Wetakepotha 53, Chamod Wickramasinghe 23n.o, Keshan Perera 16; Dinal Dhambarage 2/42, Supechala Jayathilaka 5/43)
St. Joseph’s 63 for 1 16 overs (Kevin Bernadus 37, Enriko Silva 15n.o)
Anuja top scores for Thomians
Anuja Fernando top scored with 81 runs for S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia to post 250 for nine declared in their match against Joseph Vaz College at Wennappuwa, yesterday.
In reply, Joseph Vaz were 52 for three at close.
S. Thomas’ 250 for 9 decl in 75 overs (Kavindu Perera 28, Nuwan Dharshana 28, Anuja Fernando 81, Chamod Pathirana 33, Neyomal Wickramasekara 27; Sineth Kalhara 3/52, Sahan Meritas 2/47, Primash Obris 4/28)
Joseph Vaz 52 for 3 in 18 overs
Sri Jayawardenapura MV
restricted to 91
Raninda Sooriyakumara, Danial Bartholomewz and Sachin Jayawardene shared seven wickets between them for Wesley College to restrict Sri Jayawardenapura MV to 91 runs in their match commenced at Kotte, yesterday.
Sri Jayawardenapura MV 91 all out in 38.2 overs (D. M. Wickramasinghe 24; Raninda Sooriyakumara 3/08, Danial Bartholomewz 2/30, Sachin Jayawardena 2/13)