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Kamindu Mendis smacks 105 as CCC fight back

20 November, 2022

Colombo Cricket Club (CCC) made a bold reply to be 411 for 5 wickets when bad light stopped play in the final of the Major League Cricket Tournament encounter against Tamil Union at the end of the third day at the SSC ground yesterday.

However, CCC are still 147 runs behind the Tamil Union total of 558 that was boosted by a gallant 188 runs scored by Sadeera Samarawickrama. Isuru Udana also made a generous contribution with 88 runs off 72 deliveries.

Resuming from their overnight total of 149 for two wickets CCC made a gallant fight back with Kamindu Mendis scoring 105 useful runs. He and Lasith Abeyratne put on a 108-runs partnership for the fourth wicket.

Later, Ashan Priyanjan and Chamindu Wijesinghe were involved in an unfinished partnership of 123 runs for the sixth wicket. Priyanjan was unbeaten on 52 while Wijesinghe was 71 not out.

The match will be continued today (20) the final day.


Tamil Union: 558 (Navod Paranavithana 54, Sadeera Samarawickrama 188, Ron Chandraguptha 48, Dilum Sadeera 32, Ravindu Fernando 45, Isuru Udana 88, Kavindu Pathirana 46, Vishwa Fernando 4/102, Lakshan Sandakan 4/128)

CCC: 411/5 at close (Nimesh Gunasinghe 33, Minod Bhanuka 75, Kamindu Mendis 105, Lasith Abeyratne 48, Ashan Priyanjan 52 n.o. Chamindu Wijesinghe 71 n.o. Ravindu Fernando 3/81) (YK)