Inaugural ‘Battle of Friends’ : Christ King beat Loyola College by 184 runs | Sunday Observer

Inaugural ‘Battle of Friends’ : Christ King beat Loyola College by 184 runs

Christ King College Tudella beat Loyola College Negombo by 184 runs in their inaugural ‘Battle of Friends’ annual Limited Over Cricket encounter played at P. Sara Oval stadium Colombo yesterday.

Loyola College won the toss and elected to field. Christ King Ja-Ela scored 367 runs for six wickets. Lahiru Pieris scored unbeaten 115 runs in 114 balls with 14 boundaries and 2 sixes.

Loyola College was bowled out for 183 runs in 48 overs with Sanka Prasad scoring the highest score of 53 runs. Dhananjaya Fernando, Malinda Perera and Udan Ravindu took 2 wickets each.

Lahiru Pieris, Christ King College was adjudged as Man of the Match.

Christ King: 367/6 in 50 overs (Lahiru Pieris 115 n.o., Lahiru Sandaruwan 68, Udan Ravindu 50, Dhananjaya Fernando 43, Pasindu Malith 20 n.o.)

Loyola College: 183 in 48.4 overs (Sanka Prasad 53, Radeeshan Umayanga 30, Tharusha Dulanjana 26, Dhananjaya Fernando 2/15, Malinda Perera 2/33, Udan Ravindu 2/35)

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