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Premier League Inter-Club Cricket – Tier A : Thirimanne in the runs scores 166 not out

Lahiru Thirimanne captain’s knock off 166 not out for Ragama CC.
Lahiru Thirimanne captain’s knock off 166 not out for Ragama CC.

Sri Lanka discard Lahiru Thirimanne returned to form with an unbeaten 166 for Ragama CC scored unbeaten 166 on the second day of their SLC Premier League Inter-Club cricket match against CCC at Maitland Crescent yesterday.

Thirimanne played a captain’s innings to score his runs off 258 deliveries with 13 fours and 2 sixes to

give Ragama the vital first innings lead.

Dinuk Wickramanayake of Tamil Union took 6 wickets for 42 runs against Ports Authority CC.

All matches will continue on day three today.

SECOND DAY SCORES

* At Panagoda: NCC: 224 in 59.2 overs (Angelo Perera 80, Chamika Karunarathne 39, Tharindu Kaushal 30, Bhanuka Rajapaksha 29, Nuwan Liyanapathirana 3/40, Janith Silva 2/27) and 35/1 at close in 8.2 overs

Army SC: 369 (92/0 o/n) in 106.1 overs (Dilshan de Soyza 97 n.o., Janaka Sampath 79, Lakshitha Madushan 71, Navod Ilukwatte 34, Lasith Embuldeniya 3/105, Nuwan Karunaratne 2/31)

* At P. Sara Oval: Tamil Union: 120 and 257/4 at close in 74 overs (Tharanga Paranavithana 78, Ramith Rambukwella 41, Manoj Sarathchandra 40 n.o., Jeevan Mendis 38 n.o., Dinuk Wikramanayaka 30, Madhuka Liyanapathiranage 3/67)

Sri Lanka Ports Authority CC: 233 (169/6 o/n) in 54.2 overs (D. Compton 56, Gihan Rupasinghe 89, Gayan Maneeshan 43, Dinuk Wikramanayake 6/42)

* At CCC: CCC: 273 and 43/1 at close in 11 overs (Dilshan Munaweera 29 n.o.)

Ragama CC: 345 (63/3 o/n) in 101.2 overs (Lahiru Thirimanne 166 n.o., Shehan Fernando 79, Sameera de Soyza 38, Lahiru Madushanka 4/73, Ashan Priyanjan 3/49)

DAY ONE SCORES

Matches will continue today on day two.

* At Maggona: Saracens CC: 318/9 at close in 90 (Pramod Madhuwantha 84 n.o., Gamindu Kanishka 62, Minhaj Jaleel 43, Andy Solomons 33, Mishen Silva 29, Ravindu Gunasekara 24, Lahiru Samarakoon 3/58, Malith Mahela 3/74, Koshan Jayawickrame 2/52) vs Bloomfield

* At BRC: BRC: 128 in 34.4 overs (T.N. Sampath 30, Chamikara Edirisinghe 26, Alankara Asanka 5/45, Dilesh Gunarathne 4/42)

Badureliya CC: 123/9 at close in 53 overs (Pethum Nisshanka 41, Chamikara Edirisinghe 5/18, Suraj Randiv 2/35) - (YK)

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