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Antonians, Mahanama herald new school cricket season

14 February, 2021

For the first time in 11 months a First XI inter school cricket match was played as St. Anthony’s College hosted Mahanama College Colombo at Katugastota and the contest ended in a draw yesterday.

Mahanama taking first lease of the wicket made 385 for the loss of six wickets and the Antonians in reply made 251 for 4 on the second day.

Mahanama’s Pavan Ratnayake went on to score 179 with eighteen fours and four sixes while Vinuka Rubasinghe made 109 with eleven fours and two sixes.

St. Anthony’s College in reply gave a good display and was able to score 251 for 4 at close of play as M Kamel did well to score 85 runs with 14 fours while Gihan Ebert too did well with the bat to be unbeaten in 76 with ten fours and a six.

Scores: Mahanama College 385 for 6 declared (Pavan Ratnayake 179, Vinuka Rubasinghe 109, Kavinda Amameth 21, Koojana Perera 20, Nimanaka Jayatillake 2 for 82.

St. Anthony’s College 251 for 4 at close (M. Kamel 85, Yasiru Gamarachchi 35, Gihan Ebert 76 n.o., Duvindu Rantunga 2 for 46, Achitha Supun 2 for 73)