Kaushal Silva, Priyamal Perera hit double centuries

SLC Premier League - Tier 'A' Tournament 2018/19

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Six matches of the SLC Premier League – Tier A Tournament 2018/19 continued around the island on 29th December. 

BRC vs CCC
CCC took control of their match against BRC thanks to a superb 180 by Minod Bhanuka.
Bhanuka‘s knock enabled CCC to make a mammoth 498/7 declared after BRC was bowled out for 105 on the opening day.
Madawa Warnapura, Ashan Priyanjana and Lasith Abeyratne also made half centuries for CCC before BRC ended the day on 16/1.
Burgher Recreation Club –105 (43.4) Hashen Ramanayaka 24, Maduka Liyanapathiranage 23, Lahiru Gamage 3/19, Vishwa Fernando 4/52  & 16/1 (10)  
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Colombo Cricket Club – 498/7d (119) Minod Bhanuka 180, Madawa Warnapura 61, Ashan Priyanjan 69, Lasith Abeyrathne 66, Hashen Ramanayaka 2/47
NCC vs Moors 
A magnificent all-round effort by NCC set themselves up for a comfortable outright win over a hapless Moors SC unit.
Chathuranga de Silva captured six first innings wickets to send Moors packing for 81 runs before NCC raced to 367/7 in just 59 overs.
Hasitha Boyagoda struck a century for NCC while Pathum Nishshanka made 84 to follow up on his 163 in the first innings.
Moors ended the day on 43/5 staring at a massive defeat with Sachintha Peiris picking up three wickets.
Nondescripts Cricket Club – 330 (65.5) Pathum NIssanka 163, Angelo Perera 61, Chaturanga de Silva 35, Upul Tharanga 28, Tharindu Kaushal 4/72, Keshan Wijerathna 2/39, Ramesh Mendis 2/55  & 367/7 (59) Hasitha Boyagoda 101, Pathum Nissanka 84, Chamika Karunarathne 82, Angelo Perera 37, Ramesh Mendis 4/92, Keshan Wijerathna 2/46 
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Moors Sports Club – 81 (24.3) Irosh Samarasuriya 26, Charith Kumarasinghe 22, Chaturanga de Silva 6/32, Lasith Embuldeniya 3/29  & 43/5 (13.3) Irosh Samarasuriya 22*, Sachintha Pieris 3/23, Chaturanga de Silva 2/18
Army vs Chilaw Marians 
A spirited 119 by Sanjika Ridma guided Army SC to a competitive 357 in their first innings against Chilaw Marians.
Chilaw Marians though made a stunning comeback as they reached stumps at 148/2 with Yashoda Lanka making 76.
Army Cricket Club – 357 (124.4) Sanjika Ridma 119, Lakshan Edirisinghe 76, Janith Silva 32, Danusika Bandara 33*, Dushan Vimukthi 23, Sagar Paresh 3/111, Rohan Jayatissa 2/62, Thikshila de Silva 3/95 
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Chilaw Marians Cricket Club – 148/2 (34)Yashodha Lanka 76, Oshada Fernando 34*
Jeevan Mendis – the hero from day 1 with 9 wickets – showed why he is one of the best all-rounders in the domestic circuit as he followed up a top bowling effort with an unbeaten century.
His 106* along with Sithara Gimhan’s century helped them to 377/8 at close of play. Imesh Udayanga captured six wickets for SLPA.
Sri Lanka Ports Authority CC – 245 (82)Ruvindu Gunasekara 66, Prashan Wickramasinghe 59, Primosh Perera 38, Imesh Udayanga 23*, Jeewan Mendis 9/53 
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Tamil Union Cricket And Athletic Club – 377/8 (96) Jeewan Mendis 106*, Sithara Gimhana 105, Lahiru Milantha 58, Imesh Udayanga 6/141
Negombo CC vs SSC 
It was all about discarded Test opener Kaushal Silva as he racked up a brilliant double century, while Sandun Weerakkody made a quick-fire 63 to put SSC 226 runs ahead.
Left arm spinners Sandakan Pathirana and Upul Indrasiri shared seven wickets among them for Negombo CC.
Negombo Cricket Club – 212 (62.3) Sanitha de Mel 43, Dilan Jayakath 38, Ashen Silva 28, Vimukthi Perera 3/33, Akash Senarathna 2/44, Sammu Ashan 2/11, Tharindu Rathnayaka 2/65 
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Sinhalese Sports Club – 438/8 (111) Kaushal Silva 207*, Sandun Weerakkody 63, Akash Senarathne 47, Pasindu Sooriyabandara 32, Sandakan Pathirana 4/120, Upul Indrasiri 3/142
Colts vs Badureliya 
Priyamal Perera hit a staggering 206* as Colts dominated proceedings on day two of their encounter against Badureliya SC.
His knock helped Colts rack up 419/9 declared with Buddika Sanjeewa capturing a five wicket haul.
Badureliya made a bold reply though reaching 95/1 at stumps with Alankara Asanka unbeaten on 39*.
Colombo Colts Cricket Club – 419/9 (150)Priyamal Perera 206*, Vishad Randika 85, Nisala Tharaka 34, BUddika Sanjeewa 5/86, Sachith Pathirana 2/121 
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Badureliya Cricket Club – 95/1 (30) Alankara Asanka 39*