‘Singer Cup’ Under 19 inter Schools Cricket tournament : Royal beat Wesley, takes Frank Gunasekara Shield | Sunday Observer

‘Singer Cup’ Under 19 inter Schools Cricket tournament : Royal beat Wesley, takes Frank Gunasekara Shield

Kamil Mishra of Royal College drives for runs during his knock of 80 on the second day of their inter-schools cricket match against Wesley College at Campbell Park yesterday.  (Pic by Susantha Wijegunaseskara)
Kamil Mishra of Royal College drives for runs during his knock of 80 on the second day of their inter-schools cricket match against Wesley College at Campbell Park yesterday. (Pic by Susantha Wijegunaseskara)

Royal College won the Frank Gunasekara Shield when they beat Wesley College by 131 runs in their ‘Singer Cup’ Under 19 inter-schools cricket match concluded at Campbell Park yesterday.

Gayan Shanaka (5/44) and Themal Bandara (3/35) dismissed Wesley for 146 in the second innings after they were left to chase 278 for victory.

Upendra Warnakulasooriya (Dharmaraja Kandy) and Mohammed Ameen (St. Peter’s Bambalapitiya) had ten-wicket match bags in their school’s win over St Sylvester’s and St Anthony’s Katugastota respectively.

RESULTS:

* At CampbelL Park: Royal won by 131 runs.

Royal: 150 and 231/6 decl. (40/2 o/n) in 52.4 overs (Pasindu Sooriyabandara 69, Kamil Mishra 80, Thevindu Senarathne 41, Movin Subasinghe 3/67, Mohomed Ubaidulla 3/65)

Wesley: 104 and 146 in 44 overs (Janith Nuwantha 26, Shenal Dangalla 25, Gayan Shanaka 5/44, Themal Bandara 3/35)

* At Lake View: Dharmaraja won by 6 wickets.

St. Sylvester’s: 141 and 128 (2/0 o/n) in 38.5 overs (Avindu Herath 36, Upendra Warnakulasooriya 6/47, Rukmal Dissanayake 3/38)

Dharmaraja: 130 and 142/4 in 24.5 overs (Kasun Gunawardhane 70 n.o., Bhawantha Udangamuwa 28, Dulaj Bandara 24, Nadeera Balasuriya 2/26, Kanishka Jayasekara 2/31)

* At Asgiriya: Match drawn.

Trinity Kandy: 243 and 179/7 decl. in 44.5 overs (Pubudu Bandara 68, Hasintha Jayasuriya 53, Kishan Munasinghe 2/24)

S. Thomas’ ML: 176/8 decl. (65/4 o/n) in 63 overs (Manthila Wijeratne 56, Kishan Munasinghe 30, Vimukthi Nethumal 3/50, Trevon Persivel 2/18) and 49/2 in 8 overs (Kishan Munasinghe 22 n.o., Vimukthi Nethumal 2/25)

* At Katugastota: St. Peter’s Bambalapitiya won by 54 runs.

St. Peter’s: 169 and 184 (8/0 o/n) in 43.3 overs (Pabasara Herath 62, Ranmith Jayasena 59, Kalhara Senarathne 4/51, Nimnaka Jayathilake 4/91, Navodya Wijekumara 2/33)

St. Anthony’s Katugastota: 137 and 162 in 55.1 overs (Sunera Jayasingha 52, Thamashana Abeykoon 31, Sasith Hirudika 21, Janindu Himsara 20, Mohommed Ameen 5/76, Santhush Gunathilake 3/29, Sachin Silva 2/30)

* At Kotahena: Match drawn.

St. Joseph’s: 194 and 201/6 decl. in 60 overs (Nipun Sumanasinghe 100 n.o., Jehan Daniel 41, Lakshan Gamage 23 n.o., Maheesh Theekshana 4/92, Prithvi Jegarajasingham 2/36)

St. Benedict’s: 183 (107/6 o/n) in 59.3 overs (Kaveesha Jayathilake 51 n.o., Dilan Chathuranga 36, Rayan Felsinger 31, Mahesh Theekshana 21, Mihiranga Wickramage 4/42, Dunith Wellalage 3/52, Ashen Daniel 2/42) and 45/1 in 17 overs (Rayan Felsinger 26 n.o.)

* At Horana: Sri Devananda Ambalangoda won by 246 runs.

Sri Devananda: 166 and 294/7 decl. (58/2 o/n) in 55 overs (Shohan de Livera 71, Nimesh de Silva 55, Samith Abeysekara 35, Kavindu Rajapaksha 27, Dasun de Silva 25, Vikum Jayasekara 21 n.o., Thisara Sachinthana 2/47, Seneth Vinvinu 2/59)

Taxila Horana: 102 and 112 in 42.1 overs (Vidushan Yasintha 34, Thilina Tharinda 27, Kavindu Rajapaksha 5/20, Nimesh de Silva 2/44)

* At Badulla: Match drawn.

S.Thomas’ Bandarawela: 223 and 222/1 decl. in 32 overs (Naveen Hasaranga 113 n.o., Ravindu Rathnayake 59, Bhathiya Gunathilake 37 n.o.)

Saraswathy Central Badulla: 144 (52/7 o/n) in 69.2 overs (J. Ashok 86 n.o., Ravindu Ratnayake 3/33, Gayantha Silva 2/11, Thevin Amarasinghe 2/22 & 36/6 in 33 overs (Ravindu Ratnayake 2/09)

DAY ONE SCORES

Matches will be continued today on day two.

* At Kurunegala: St. Peter’s Negombo: 302 in 77.5 overs (Umesh Lakshan 116, Brian Julius 47 n.o., Sanindu Madushanka 42, Thisara Maduwantha 41, Wanitha Wanninayake 3/21, Pubudu Ganegama 2/78, Randeera Ranasingha 2/84)

St. Anne’s Kurunegala: 49/2 at close in 15 overs

* At Balapitiya: Karandeniya Central:271 in 55.2 overs (Pasindu Kaveesha 83, Dinupa Sewmina 43, Ishara Maduwantha 35, Vihan Madusara 27, Chami Nimsara 5/64, Avishka Dilshan 2/42)

Revatha Balapitiya: 245/6 at close in 46 overs (Dimuthu Kumara 107, Gimhan Danushka 73, Rumesh Madushan 30, Samith Isuru 4/28, Ravindu Milan 2/80) - (YK)

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