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Kandy DCA to conduct cricket Sixes

23 January, 2022

The Kandy District Cricket Association (KDCA) headed by former cricketer and coach Roland Perera is hoping to organise a Sixes tournament between twelve teams at the Wickramabahu College ground in Gampola.

Second win for KYCC in Governor’s Cup

Kandy Youth Cricket Club notched up their second win in the Governor’s trophy division I tournament when they defeated Naramala Cricket Club by two wickets at Wickramabahu College ground in Gampola.

Naramala CC put into bat were bowled out for 136 in 42.1 overs and chasing KYCC made 137 for 8 n 45.1 overs.

Naramala CC 136 in 42.1 overs (Ayon Fernando 25, Nalaka Bandara 24, Harshana Wickremasinghe 3-29, Maleesha Silva 3-23)

Kandy Youth CC 137 for 8 in 45.1 overs (Ganidu Kaushalya 36, Maleesha Silva 23, Yohan Ranamermulla 17, Dinajaya Premaratne 2-8, Nalaka Bandara 2-24)

Ranabima win under-17 match

Ranabima Royal College, Kandy beat Madena Central College, Madawala by two wickets in their Sri Lanka Schools U-17 division III inter-school cricket at Ranabima Royal ground.

Madena Central College 132 in 25.4 overs

Ranabima Royal College 133 for 8 in 25.2 over (Lakshman Ekanayake 51)

Lokusooriya stars for Old Jinaraja

The Kandy District Cricket Association (KDCA) limited overs qualifying tournament is in full swing with the participation of 16 teams.

They are (Group ‘A’) Honest Star SC, Kingswood CC, Titans SC, Tuskers CC, Sport Plus SC, Thunder CC, Lion Heart CC, New Wave CC and (Group ‘B’) Hewaheta Ekamuthu CC, Upcountry SM SC, Central Youth CC, Old Jinaraja CC, Akurana CC, Essex CC, Siyanco SC and Old Ranabima CC.

A fine all round performance by SCK Lokusooriya (138 and 5 for 25) helped Old Jinaraja CC beat Siyanco CC by 262 runs in a Group A match.

Old Jinaraja scored a mammoth 366 in 49.2 overs with Lokusooriya slamming 138 in 132 balls with 18 fours and four sixes. Siyanco SC were bundled out for 104 in 34.4 overs.

Old Jinaraja CC 366 in 49.2 overs (SCK Lokusooriya 138, Sakuna Fernando 59, Jeeno Lawrence 31, MNM Safras 4-69, Imran Khan 2-59)

Siyanco SC 104 in 34.4 overs (MAN Hazar 36, SCK Lokusooriya 5-25, Ranshika Ekanayaka 2-4, Maduka Manoj 2-11)

Central Youth thump Hewahetta Ekamuthu

Central Youth CC 380 in 43.3 overs (Danushka Sanjeewa 96, Binura Rajapakse 74, Kasun Dharshana 42, Danushka Perera 2-8, D. Dissanayake 2-68, S. Jayasundara 2-79)

Hewaheta Ekamuthu CC 110 in 19.1 overs (DP Perera 18, Chaturanga Dilshan 7-23)

Sports Plus beat Lion Heart

Sport Plus SC 258 for 7 in 50 overs (DSB Wijesekera 80, DD Gurusinghe 51 n.o., Ashan Kavinda 3-39, KG Gamini 2-71) Lion Heart CC 229 in 42 overs (I Sampath 64, A Kavinda 51, S Kusal 4-22, M Rizwan 2-52)