Premier League Inter-Club Super 8 : NCC, Ports Authority CC win in three days | Sunday Observer

Premier League Inter-Club Super 8 : NCC, Ports Authority CC win in three days

NCC and Ports Authority CC registered wins in three days against Colts CC and Saracens CC respectively in their SLC Premier League Inter-Club Super 8 matches concluded at the Galle International Cricket stadium and SSC grounds yesterday.

Sachintha Peiris (NCC) and Charith Jayampathi (Ports Authority CC) took five wickets apiece in the second innings to bring their clubs victory.

SSC faced a tall task after Chilaw Marians CC set them a massive 540 runs target to win. Shehan Jayasooriya was outstanding for Chilaw Marians CC scoring 146 and 88 and capturing four wickets in the match so far.

The Premier Tier A league champions of the season will be decided on the result of this match which will continue on its fourth day today.

RESULTS:

* At Galle: NCC won by inns & 143 runs.

Colts CC: 127 and 348 (29/2 o/n) in 114.4 overs (Sahan Arachchige 116, Priyamal Perera 70, Hashan Dumindu 37, Sachintha Pieris 5/65, Tharindu Kaushal 2/46, Lahiru Kumara 2/83)

NCC: 618/9 decl.

* At SSC: Ports Authority CC won by 6 wickets.

Saracens SC: 311 and 118 (13/2 o/n) in 39.2 overs (Ranitha Liyanarachchi 34, Harsha Cooray 29, Charith Jayampathi 5/33, Chanaka Komasaru 3/34)

Ports Authority CC: 220 and 213/4 in 55.3 overs (Nick Compton 95, Ishan Rangana 41, Yohan de Silva 36, Madhuka Liyanapathiranage 18 n.o.)

DAY THREE CLOSE:

* At CCC: Chilaw Marians CC: 372 and 399 (46/1 o/n) in 105.3 overs (Risith Upamal 88 n.o., Shehan Jayasuriya 88, Rukshan Fernando 78, Sachithra Serasinghe 37, Oshadha Fernando 31, Thikshila de Silva 31, Akash Senarathne 4/72, Sachithra Senanayake 4/134, Kasun Madhusanka 2/48)

SSC: 232; - (YK)

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