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Draws galore

Kurunegala YCC were held to a draw by Galle CC in their Premier League Tier B cricket encounter played at Kurunegala yesterday.

Chasing a target of 257 runs for victory Galle CC lost quick wickets and were 192 for 9 when stumps were drawn.

Scores:

Kurunegala YCC: 343 and 197 (K. Wanniarachchi 37 n.o. K. Karunanayake 27, A.. Rajapakse 25, A. Ganegama 3/44, H. Bokhari 4/92)

Galle CC: 290 and 192/9 (Nisal Rankika 52, R. Jayaratne 4 for 61)

Navy draw against Lankans

Navy SC managed to end their game against Lankan CC in a draw at Welisara yesterday.

Chasing a massive target of 359 runs, Navy finished on 224 for 9.

Lankan CC: 218 and 347 (L. Dilshan 139, S. Muthaliph 89, S. Peiris 6/118)

Navy SC: 212 and 224/9 (T. Iddamalgoda 33, K. Fonseka 43, S. Fernando 48, N.. Wellalage 3/53, S. Muthaliph 3/46)

Police held to a draw

Police SC ran out of time and was forced to draw their encounter against Panadura SC at Police Park.

Chasing a target of 283 runs Police could score only 105 for 3 wickets at the close.

Panadura SC: 294 and 255 (T. Jayasinghe 51, M. Fernando 78, T. Fernando 59, H. Jayawardane 4/57, D. Hettiarachchi 3/70, S. Madushanka 3/57)

Police SC: 267 and 105/3 (K. Fernando 41, B. Mendis 45)

Kalutara draw against Bloomfield

Kalutara Town Club had Bloomfield in a tight spot but ended up in a draw in their encounter played at Reid Avenue.

Bloomfield were given an impossible target of 518 runs for victory managed to score 116 for just one wicket at the close.

Kalutara TC: 406/9 dec. and 319/8 dec. (Akeel Inham 103, V.G. Perera 29, R. Jayasena 68, M. Nimash 65, L. Abeyrathne 6/37)

Bloomfield ACC: 208 and 116/1 (A. Singappulige 44 n.o. L. Abeyratne 54 n.o.)

(YK)

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