Mercantile ‘C’ Division cricket : Standard Chartered Bank halts Kanrich’s winning streak | Sunday Observer

Mercantile ‘C’ Division cricket : Standard Chartered Bank halts Kanrich’s winning streak

Riding on a sparkling unbeaten century by Aruna Henrison, Standard Chartered Bank, ended the unbeaten run of Kanrich Finance ‘B’ with a convincing five wicket win in the ongoing seventh Prestige Automobile (Pvt.) Ltd*., *sponsored – ‘BMW Hyundai’ Trophy – MCA ‘C’ division 50 Over League Tournament 2018 continued last week.

Kanrich Finance ‘B’, thus completed their league quota of 06 matches with 04 wins, one No decision and a loss; Std. Chartered has so far played 05 matches, won 02 & lost 03. After Hasitha Rajapaksa (4 for 23) and Ravin Perumal (2 for 26) restricted Kanrich ‘B’ to a moderate 213 in 48.3 overs, Henrison almost single handedly put the Bankers on the right side of the ledger, with a masterly 126 not out in 123 balls inclusive of 06 sixes and 13 fours, thus upsetting the Kanrich party, Std. Chartered finished with 215 for 5 in only 42.5 overs.

New comer to this division, Pyramid Wilmer notched up their fourth win with a handsome 46 run win over Morisons. Pyramid Wilmer went over the 300 runs bar (304 for 7 in 50), with brilliant batting of Lasith Fernando’s 100 not out in 108 balls with 14 hits to the ropes, this was Fernando’s second ton in this tournament. Morisons gave a spirited chase via S. Dewage (77) and G. Kahawita (81), but fell short by 46 runs (258 in 50)

Softlogic Holdings recovered from 25 for 5 to 217 for 9 in 44 overs and ran away with a heart stopping one wicket win over Commercial Bank, the batsman who took the flight of the Phoenix were Rizwan Gulam (45) and Vinod Kumara (77 in 71 balls with 08 sixes and 4 fours.) & Buddhika Kumara (37 not out), Vinod Kumara & Buddhika Sampath were engaged in a 65 run partnership for the ninth wicket.

PABC Bank went home early, beating NTB ‘A’ by 09 wickets, NTB was shot out for 115 runs in 32.3 overs. PABC via Thusitha Silva’s 81 not out in 112 balls with a six and 12 fours reached the target under 31 overs (118 for 1 in 30.2 overs)

A 106 run opening stand in 115 balls between K. Kanchana (54) and M. Sanjaya (49) paved the way for Commercial Leasing & Finance to post a fine four wicket win with 10 overs to spare over Colombo Dockyard.

At Maggona: Softlogic Holdings beat Commercial Bank by 01 wicket.

Commercial Bank 213 in48.2overs (Rahula Ekanayake 52, C. Wimalaarachchi 39, S. Gunawardena 25, G. Dissanayake 25, M. Silva 27, V. Kumara 3/30, D. Sinal 2/37)

Softlogic Holdings 217/9 in 44 overs (Rizwan Gulam 45, Vinod Kumara 77, B. Sampath 37 not out, Dinal Jayakody 5/37)

At Mattegoda: PABC Bank beat NTB ‘A’ by 09 wickets.

NTB ‘A’ 115 in 32.3 overs ( D. Silva 39, S. Perera 20, A. Perera 3/30, R. Thakshila 3/15)

PABC 118/1 (Thusitha Silva 81 not out)

At MCA: Commercial Leasing & Finance beat Col. Dockyard by four wickets.

CDL 205 in 43 overs (S. Kasun 72, S. Rajamanthri 39, B. Kumara 31, S. Sandun 3/42, N. Deshapriya 3/33, M. Sanjaya 3/42)

CL&F 207/6 in 39.5 overs ( K. Kanchana 54, M. Sanjaya 49, L. Sirimanne 30, Y. *Soysa 25, S. Rajamanthri 3/38, O. Illeperuma 2/49)*

At Braybrooke Place: Pyramid Wilmer beat Morison’s by 46 runs

Pyramid Wilmer 304/7 in 50 overs (Lasith Fernando 100 not out, M. Silva 39, A. Darshana 35, N. Shehan 28, A. Warnakulasuriya 25, H. Kularatne 2/55, J. Wijeratne 2/40)

Morison’s 258 in 49 overs (S. Dewage 77, G. Kahawita 81, H. Kularatne 37, U. Perera 3/35, A. Warnakulasuriya 2/15)

At Mattegoda: Std. Chartered Bank beat Kanrich Finance ‘B’ by five wickets.

Kanrich ‘B’ 213 in 48.3 overs (S. Fernando 55, K. Chamara 45, R. Asselaarachchi 30, M. Sakuranga 22, H. Rajapaksa 4/23, R.Perumal 2/26)

SCB 215/5 in 42.5 overs (Aruna Henrison 126 not out, C. Hathurusinghe 31, P. Maduwantha 2/42, M. Sakuranga 2/32)

At MCA: Commercial Leasing & Finance beat Col. Dockyard by six wickets.

CDL 227 in 49 overs (R. Iriyagolla 39, A. Hewagama 44, K. Janakantha 54, O. Illeperuma 33, S. Kasun 21, S. Udul 3/34, R. Fernando 3/52)

CL & F – 228/4 in 36.5 overs (T. Rodrigo 59, G. Mendis 43, D. Kaushalya 40 not out, S. Sandaruwan 38 not out, O. Illeperuma 2/56)

The tournament will be continued this week 21st /24th & 25th February with a card of 06 matches. 

Comments