Kaushal, Dimuth star in triple century opening stand | Sunday Observer

Kaushal, Dimuth star in triple century opening stand

Sri Lanka Test openers Kaushal Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne shared a triple century partnership for SSC in their SLC Premier League Inter Club cricket Tier A match against Bloomfield at Reid Avenue yesterday.

Silva scored an unbeaten 175 and Karunaratne 143 as SSC replying to Bloomfield’s first innings total of 263 finished the second day strongly placed at 388-2.

Wanindu Hasranga of CCC, Janith Liyanage (Ragama CC), Madhawa Warnapura (CCC) and Angelo Perera (NCC) also scored centuries yesterday while in the bowling former Sri Lanka off spinner Sachithra Senanayake took 7 wickets for 82 runs for SSC against Bloomfield.

SSC, CCC, NCC and Ragama CC lead Bloomfield, Colts, BRC and Saracens SC respectively on the first innings. Matches will continue today.


l At Bloomfield: Bloomfield: 263 (231/7 o/n) in 83.4 overs (Lahiru Jayakody 86, Lahiru Samarakoon 34, Nipun Hakgalla 25, Sachithra Senanayake 7/82, Kasun Madushanka 2/43)

SSC: 388/2 at close in 85 overs (Kaushal Silva 175 n.o., Dimuth Karunaratne 143, Sammu Ashan 46 n.o., Nipun Karunanayake 2/59)

l At CCC: Colts: 89 and 96/7 at close in 42 overs (Pasindu Ishira 45, Sangeeth Cooray 34, Wanindu Hasaranga 4/21)

CCC: 385/9 decl. (192/5 o/n) in 96.4 overs (Wanindu Hasaranga 120, Madawa Warnapura 111 n.o., Lahiru Madushanka 31, Manelker de Silva 30, Kavishka Anjula 5/60)

l At Thurstan: Ragama CC: 266 (218/7 o/n) in 77.4 overs (Janith Liyanage 130, Lahiru Thirimanne 80, Mohommed Dilshad 5/75, Saliya Saman 2/56) and 33/0 at closes in 5 overs

Saracens SC: 221 in 63.4 overs (Harsha Cooray 52, Pramod Madhuwantha 44, Andy Solomans 36, Sahan Nanayakkara 5/51, Amila Aponso 3/51)

l At NCC: BRC: 222 and 126/3 at close in 35 overs (Lisula Lakshan 59 n.o., Rumesh Buddhika 47 n.o., Lahiru Kumara 2/20)

NCC: 322 (34/1 o/n) in 64.1 overs (Angelo Perera 104, Lahiru Uadara 49, Tharindu Kaushal 44, Suraj Randiv 3/83, Himesh Ramanayake 2/33)

l At Panagoda: Army SC: 331 (286/8 o/n) in 111.2 overs (Lakshitha Madushan 87, Kasun de Silva 72, Janith Silva 54, Damitha Silva 5/82, Jeevan Mendis 3/60)

Tamil Union: 208/5 at close in 70 overs (Sithara Gimhan 96, Kithuruwan Vithanage 46, Lakshan Madushanka 2/57) - (YK)


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