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Colombo beat Galle to enter final

Team Colombo beat Team Galle by four wickets in their last fixture of the first round in the Under-19 Super Provincial tournament at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket stadium yesterday for a place in the final.

Galle scored 282 runs for 7 wickets in 50 overs with Pawan Ratnayake making 71 and skipper Thaveesha Abhishek chipping in with 64.

But Colombo reached the target with four wickets in hand as Kamil Mishara scored 97 in 119 balls with 11 boundaries.

Team Dambulla will meet Team Kandy in the last match in the first round today at the same venue to qualify for the final.

Scores:

Galle: 282/7 in 50 overs (Pawan Ratnayake 71, Thaveesha Abhishek 64, Navod Paranavithana 58, Sandun Mendis 26, Thevin Amarasinghe 24, Chethaka Denuwan 18, Sonal Dinusha 4/39)

Colombo: 286/6 in 49.2 overs (Kamil Mishara 97, Mohommed Shamash 65, Ahan Wickramasinghe 55, Thashika Nirmal 14 n.o., Chamindu Wijesinghe 13, Johann De Zylva 12, Dunith Wellalage 2/47)YK

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