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First defeat for NTB at MCA cricket

Commercial Credit & Finance inflicted the first defeat on Nations Trust Bank while Morisons notched up their first win beating DFCC Bank in the ongoing NDB Trophy MCA ‘C’ division tournament last weekend.

Commercial Credit & Finance piped Nations Trust Bank by three runs to remain unbeaten in Group ‘A’ with three wins on the trot.

In another Group ‘A’ match, Morisons kept their chances alive on entering the final round when they beat DFCC Bank by four wickets, thus pushing the bankers out of contention in the final round.

Morisons, chasing a total of 242 runs in 50 overs set up by DFCC Bank, was spearheaded to their first win by centurion Sachin Dewage (112) and half centurion Heshan Madushanka (59) as they reached 245/6 in 48.1 overs.

Sri Lanka Telecom registered two good wins over Commercial Bank and PABC.

Results:

Commercial Credit beat NTB

Commercial Credit: 223 (Venusha Uththamadasa 41, Anura Dias 46, Malith Fernando 27, Chalana Sankalpa 21)

Nations Trust Bank: 220/9 (Malshan Fernando 66, Avishka Liyanage 42, L. Rodrigo 25 n.o. Chalana Sankalpa 4/55, G. Hettiarachchi 2/25)

Sri Lanka Telecom beat Pan Asia

Sri Lanka Telecom: 271 (Adeesha Thilanchana 65, Lahiru Thambivita 59, Sachin Diwangala 36, Nirushan Ramachandra 30, Inshaka Siriwardana 28, Zenol Marc 3/39)

Pan Asia Bank: 216/9 (Sandaru Wickramaratne 83, Shanuka Madusha 28, Pasindu Rajapakse 29, Ruwinda Thakshala 22 n.o. Inshaka Siriwardena 5/34)

Morisons beat DFCC

DFCC Bank: 241/8 (Viraj Deepal 67, Amith Jayaratne 66, Ruchira Ekanayake 39)

Morison: 245/6 (Sachin Dewage 117, Heshan Madushanka 59, Tharindu Madushanka 21)

HNB Finance beat People’s Leasing

HNB Finance: 251/9 (Hasitha Nirmal 75, Kasun Ekanayake 50, Janith Perera 44 n.o. Pathum Mendis 24)

People’s Leasing: 151 (Isuru Perera 52, Sameera Sandaruwan 39, Umeshka Moraes 3/24, Isuru Ayesh 3/45)

Sri Lanka Telecom beat Commercial Bank

Commercial Bank: A 252 (Gimhan Ashirwada 68, Anuruddha Rajapakse 62, Lakshan Samarasena 46, Gihan Dissanayake 22, Anjana Maven 2/29)

Sri Lanka Telecom: 257/6 (Dinuka Dilshan 79 Niroshan Ramachandra 75, Adeesha Thilochana 37 n.o. Sachin Divangana 24, Sachinda Gunawardena 4/44)

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