DS thrash Dharmasoka; St. Peter’s on top in Matara

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Eight matches in the Singer Schools U-19 Division 1 two-day cricket tournament 2017/18 were conducted today around the Island.

DS Senanayake College vs Dharmasoka College

Left-arm spinner Muditha Lakshan took 5 wickets in the second innings to rattle the Sokians for a modest 140 all out, as the hosts DS Senanayake College romp home to a convincing 8 wickets win against the lads from Ambalangoda, in their group ‘A’ encounter which concluded in Bandaragama.

Brief scores

DS Senanayake College, Colombo – 210 (49.3) Vihan Gunasekara 49, Muditha Lakshan 48, Sandaru Chandika 37, Vinuka Dilshan 4/55, Imesh Mendis 3/32 & 24/2 (3) Vinuka Dilshan 2/08

Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda – 92 (38.3) Nimesh Mendis 26, Chamindu Dilshan 24, Sachintha Hettige 3/25, Methushan Thilina 2/10, & F/O 140 (49) Sachin Sangeeth 42, Ushan Imantha 35, Muditha Lakshan 5/50, Sachintha Hettige 3/36.

Result – DSS won by 8 wickets


S. Thomas’ College vs Mahinda College

Kavindu Ediriweera’s 81 runs went in vain as the lads from Mount Lavinia registered yet another first innings win in the group ‘D’ encounter which ended in Mount Lavinia.

Brief scores

S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia – 278/9d (96.3) Krishan Munasinghe 110, Sithara Hapuhinna 61, Dellon Peiris 42*, Kevin Iriyagama 16, Subanu Rajapaksha 2/33, Pasan Pethangoda 2/72

Mahinda College, Galle – 223 (113.1) Kavindu Ediriweera 81, Pasan Pethangoda 33*, Reshan Kavinda 23, Shalin de Mel 4/39, Dellon Peiris 3/56, Thevin Eriyagama 2/41.

Result – Match drawn (STC won first innings)


Thurstan College vs St. Sebastian’s College

Thurstan lost their remaining 5 wickets for 8 runs after winning the game on first innings. However, the lads from Moratuwa showed a much improved effort with the bat in the second innings, as the game ended in favour of Thurstan College in the group ‘A’ encounter which concluded at Thurstan grounds.

Brief scores

St. Sebastian’s College – 141 (44) Tharusha Fernando 39, Shanel Fernando 32, Malintha Peiris 24, Sandaru Dias 5/43, Ayesh Harshana 3/26 & 201/9 (54) Tharusha Fernando 53, Sukitha Prasanna 34, Shanel Fernando 24, Nishitha Abilash 22, Sandaru Dias 5/45.

Thurstan College – 164 (57.1) Pansilu Deshan 34, Nimesh Perera 27, Yeshan Wickramaarachchi 24, Jayavihan Mahawithana 20, Vinuja Ranasinghe 5/47, Tashik Perera 3/33, Gihan Senanayake 2/16 & 90/4 (33) Sawan Prabash 29*, Nadeera Fernando 2/28.

Result – Match drawn (Thurstan College won first innings)


Wesley College vs Nalanda College

Nalanda College overcame Wesley College on first innings points as the group ‘C’ encounter ended handing honours to the boys from Nalanda in their home grounds. Suhanga Wijewardena was the highlight of the game as he scored 41 with the bat and claimed a match bag of 7 wickets.

Read More :Thurstan takes first innings lead over Sebastians on day one

Brief scores

Wesley College, Colombo 173 (60.5) Thisuraka Akmeemana 84, Tharinda Bakmeewewa 34, Rahul Gunasekara 24, Suhanga Wijewardena 5/18, Kaveesh Madurapperuma 4/52 & 81 (41) Movin Subasinghe 31, Thisuraka Akmeemana 23, Mihima Weerakoon 4/24, Suhanga Wijewardena 2/11, Raveen de Silva 2/20, Umeksha Dilshan 2/20.

Nalanda College, Colombo 191 (81) Suhanga Wijewardena 41, Lakshitha Rasanjana 38, Kaveesh Madurapperuma 31, Mihima Weerakoon 23*, Ranidu de Silva 21, Shenal Dangalle 3/18, Sakuntha Liyanage 3/48, Movin Subasinghe 2/37 & 50/7 (8) Movin Subasinghe 2/06, Shenal Dangalle 2/24.

Result – Match drawn (Nalanda won first innings)


President’s College, Kotte vs St. Anthony’s College, Wattala

The visitors managed to keep the hosts to 322 as the lads from Kotte finished victorious in the group ‘B’ encounter which concluded today in Wattala.

Brief scores

President’s College, Kotte 343 (76.3) Ganidu Dewmina 94, Hasindu Pramuka 74, Tanula Chamod 41, Shashika Nirmal 33, Akila Roshan 31, Kaveesha Dulanjana 4/88, Ashen Malith 3/77, Avishka Tharindu 2/27 & 267/9 (43.5) Rifaz Mauroz 78, Akila Roshan 64*, Hiruna Sigera 37, Ganidu Dewmina 31, Rasitha Lakmal 25, Kaveesha Dulanjana 4/125, Rashmika Dulanjana 2/38.

St. Anthony’s College, Wattala 322 (73.2) Eranga Madushan 81, Yasindu Jayaweera 66, Avisnka Tharindu 43, Avindu Chathuranga 26, Hasindu Pramuka 5/99, Thamila Chamod 2/50.

Result – Match drawn (Presidents won first innings)


Ananda College vs Lumbini College

Ananda skipper Asel Sigera’s all-round heroics dismantled the lads from Havelock’s in the group ‘D’ encounter which started today at Colts grounds. Left-arm spinner Sigera claimed 5 wickets to restrict the Lumbini boys for 139 and stroked 70 with the bat as Ananda College took the upper hand at stumps. Match will continue tomorrow for day two.

Brief scores

Lumbini College, Colombo – 139 (38.1) Vinu Hemalankara 34, Amitha Dabare 29, Dushan Fernando 26, Asel Sigera 5/33, Chamika Gaunasekara 2/25.

Ananda College, Colombo – 221/6 (54) Asel Sigera 70, Lahiru Hiranya 54, Kamesh Nirmal 36, Kanishka Ranthilakage 35, Vimukthi Kulathunga 4/70.


St. Peter’s College vs St. Servatius College, Matara

The lads from Bambalapitiya were bowled out for a paltry 138, but fought back to rattle their opponents for 66 all out in the group ‘C’ game which started today at Matara Uyanwatta grounds.

Match will continue tomorrow for day two.

Brief Scores

St. Peter’s College, Colombo 138 (60.1) Pabasara Herath 36*, Sanhin Fernando 23, Shashika Dulshan 4/28, Thilan Prashan 2/24, Charith Harshana 2/41.

St. Servatius College, Matara 66 (33.1) Mohammed Ameen 3/11, Sachin Silva 3/14, Pabasara Herath 2/07, Tariq Saboor 2/14.


Mahanama College vs Prince of Wales College

The Mahanama-Prince of Wales, group ‘B’ encounter is heading to an exciting game of cricket as both teams are in with a chance to be the winners on the second day.

Match will continue tomorrow at NSCA Grounds, Rathmalana.

Brief Scores

Mahanama College – 236 (71.5) Pawan Rathnayake 51, Bishan Mendis 48, Heshan Hettiarachchi 30, Wathsala Perera 27, Pawantha Weerasinghe 24, Savindu Peiris 3/40

Prince of Wales College – 110/3 (30) Vishva Chathuranga 34, Avindu Fernando 29*, Sandun Fernando 20, Lahiru Vithana 2/10.