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Abishek excelles with ball

Trinity College and S. Thomas’ Mt. Lavinia ended their traditional cricket fixture in a draw at Asgiriya Stadium yesterday.
Trinity Kandy: 281/9 decl. and 35/4 (Yasiru Rodrigo 2/7, Canniston Gunarathnam 2/21)
S. Thomas’s: 250 (Gavin Botheju 79, Thevin Eriyagama 37 n.o., Shalin de Mel 37, Dilmin Ratnayake 29, Abishek Anandakumar 6/79) (YK)

SACK cruise to quarters

St. Anthony’s College Katugastota advanced to the quarter-final of the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under-19 Division One Schools Cricket (Two day) tournament when they beat Maliyadeva Kurunegala by nine wickets at Katugastota yesterday.
Maliyadeva: 109 and 128 (Muditha Premadasa 39, Amesh Tennakon 26, Asitha Wanninayake 5/6, Nimnaka Jayathilake 4/54)
St. Anthony’s: 204 (Anjala Bandara 57, Chamindu Wickramasinghe 49, Sakindu Wijerathne 5/69, Pasindu Thennakon 4/57) and 34/1 (YK)
Dinuka scores maiden ton
Dinuka Dilshan the debutant for Moors SC scored his maiden century in the fixture against Colts CC of the SLC Major League Tier ‘A’ Inter-Club Cricket Tournament played at Braybrooke Place yesterday.
Colts CC: 214 and 49/0 at close (Sangeeth Cooray 21 n.o.)
Moors SC: 264 (Dinuka Dilshan 118, Adeesha Thilanchana 30, Sachittra Serasinghe 27, Dilruwan Perera 4/76, Prabath Jayasuriya 3/82) (YK)

CCC lead on first innings

CCC had taken the lead on the first innings in their Tier A encounter against Negombo CC played at BRC ground yesterday.
CCC: 142 and 369 (Ashan Priyanjan 84, Malindu Maduranga 83, Sonal Dinusha 75 n.o., Pawantha Weerasinghe 31, Pawan Rathnayake 29, Malinda Pushpakumara 28, Lakshitha Rasanjana 5/126, Upul Indrasiri 3/94)

Negombo CC: 141 (Pasindu Lakshanka 43, Ashan Priyanjan 6/24, Malinda Pushpakumara 4/58) and 65/0 (Dilshan Munaweera 34 n.o.) (YK)
Manoj , Saminda score tons

Two centurions were featured in the Tier A cricket encounter between Tamil Union and Ragama CC being played at the NCC ground yesterday.
Tamil Union C & AC: 421 (Manoj Sarathchandra 113, Ranmith Jayasena 89, Kithruwan Vithanage 77, Madhuka Liyanapathiranage 38, Tharanga Paranavitana 35, Amila Aponso 3/103)
Ragama CC: 261/3 (Saminda Fernando 131 n.o., Roshen Silva 51, Udara Jayasundara 43) (YK)
Fernando claims 7 for 139

Asitha Fernando of Chilaw Marians CC captured seven wickets for Chilaw Marians CC but for a losing cause in their Tier A cricket fixture against Badureliya CC played at MCG Katunayake yesterday.

Chilaw Marians CC: 206 (Thikshila de Silva 119 n.o., Lahiru Samarakoon 5/86) and 81/2 at close (Lasith Crosspulle 22)
Badureliya CC: 326 (Lahiru Milantha 104, Damith Perera 53, Yashoda Lanka 51, Shahid Yousus 48, Alankara Asanka 34 n.o., Asitha Fernando 7/139) (YK)

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