Navod Paranavithana guides Mahinda College to victory

Under 19 ‘Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19

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Four matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19 were conducted today around the island.

Maris Stella College, Negombo vs Mahinda College, Galle

Mahinda College managed to register a 7-wicket victory over Maris Stella College in their Group A fixture which was worked off today at the Mahinda College Grounds in Galle.

Sri Lanka U19 cap, Navod Paranavithana starred with both bat and ball for the hosts, scoring a valuable 79 runs with the bat and picking up 5 wickets in the match.

Abishek and Kavishka hand Trinity an innings victory

Seven matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19…

Brief scores

Maris Stella College – 136 (49.2) Ravindu Fernando 48, Navod Paranavithana 3/25, Vinura Dulsara 2/13, Pasan Pethangoda 2/15 & 199 (65.1) Ravindu Fernando 69, Amantha Perera 40, Chathura Anuradha 35, Ashen Kandambi 2/17, Nipun Malinga 2/33, Navod Paranavithana 2/33

Mahinda College – 275 (63.3) Kaveesha Malliyawadu 55, Navod Paranavithana 54, Nipun Malinga 50, Subanu Rajapaksha 31, Hansika Welihinda 28, Dhanuja Induwara 23, Shenash Fernando 3/42, Ashen Fernando 2/18 & 61/3 (10.1) Navod Paranavithana 25*, Ravindu Fernando 2/32

Result – Mahinda College won by 7 wickets


St. Joseph’s College, Colombo vs St. Anthony’s College, Kandy

The traditional fixture between St. Joseph’s College and St. Anthony’s College played for the ‘Murali-Vaas Trophy’ commenced today at the St. Anthony’s College Grounds in Kandy. After being put in to bat, the visitors posted 213 runs as Johanne de Zilva top scored with a knock of 59 runs. Nimnaka Jayathilaka picked up 5 wickets for 66 runs for the hosts. In reply, the hosts posted 119 runs for 3 wickets at close of play on day one.

Trinity, Ananda and Wesley fight to draw

Four matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division I’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19…

Brief scores

St. Joseph’s College 213 (45) Johanne de Zilva 59, Dunith Wellalage 42, Dineth Jayakody 38, Lakshan Gamage 22, Nimnaka Jayathilake 5/66, Asitha Wanninayake 3/11

St. Anthony’s College – 119/3 (43) Theekshana Gunasinghe 35*, Thamashana Abeykoon 28*, Chamindu Wikramasinghe 21, Tharindu Lamahewage 21


Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala vs Gurukula College, Kelaniya

The Group A fixture between Maliyadeva College and Gurukula College ended in a draw today at the Maliyadeva College Grounds in Kurunegala with the visitors claiming first inning points.

Sri Lanka U19 player Praveen Nimesh who showed his all-round skills, scoring valuable 33 runs with the bat and claiming a 6-wicket haul with the ball, helped the Kelaniya boys take major honors in the match.

Pawantha Weerasinghe smashes 196; Dilum Sudheera takes 11

Seven matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19…

Brief scores

Maliyadeva College – 99 (37.3) Nimesh Chathuranga 27, Praveen Nimesh 6/41, Lakshan Sasanga 2/18 & 257/7 (65) Supun Sumanarathne 66, Muditha Premadasa 79, Shaluka Atapattu 26, Kaveen Bandara 40, Vidath Batepola 20, Dileep Chamara 3/25 Vihanga Iranjana 2/37

Gurukula College – 239 (88.5) Vihanga Iranjana 56, Praveen Nimesh 33, Kemira Nayanatharu 33, Sithija Chamod 33, Lakshan Sasanga 23, Kaveen Bandara 3/58, Maduranga Naveen 2/84

Result – Match Drawn (Gurukula College won first innings points)


De Mazenod College, Kandana vs Lumbini College, Colombo

The Group B fixture between De Mazenod College and Lumbini College ended in a draw today at Katuneriya with Lumbini College taking first innings points. Sithum Dissanayake was the star performer with the ball for Lumbini College as he claimed a match bag of 8 wickets for 83 runs.

Mahesh Theekshana takes 10, Bens register an outright win

Five matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19…

Brief scores

De Mazenod College – 83 (31) Ravishka Wijesiri 5/43, Sithum Dissanayake 3/15 & 230/9d (78.1) Pasindu Rajamunindra 50, Romal Fernando 47, Ashen Silva 25, Nimna Fernando 24, Asitha Silva 26, Sithum Dissanayake 5/40, Ravishka Wijesiri 3/90

Lumbini College – 158 (61.2) Prabath Sirinda 41, Pasindu Anagipura 32, Mark Mathayas 3/22, Saliya Jude 3/31, Romal Fernando 2/33 & 74/1 (10) Ravishka Wijesiri 3/90

Result – Match Drawn (Lumbini College won first innings points)

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