Pawantha Weerasinghe smashes 196; Dilum Sudheera takes 11

Under 19 ‘Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19

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

Mahesh Theekshana takes 10, Bens register an outright win

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

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo vs S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia

The traditional fixture between St. Joseph’s College and S. Thomas’ College ended in a draw today at St. Joseph’s College grounds with the hosts claiming first innings points. After being 64 for 3 overnight, Thomians declared their first innings at 181 runs for 9 wickets. Off spinner Ashain Daniel and left arm spinner Shalinda Seneviratne picked up 3 wickets each for the hosts.

With a 85-run lead, Joes began their second innings but poor batting display restricted them to 112 runs setting a target of 198 runs for the visitors. The run chase was not on as Thomians had only 5 overs to bat as umpires called stumps on day two.

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 – 266/9d (69.4) Dineth Jayakody 63, Lakshan Gamage 51, Sheran Fonseka 43, Dunith Wellalage 37, Dilesh Perera 24*, Miranga Wickramage 22*, Kalana Perera 3/67, Shanon Fernando 2/34 & 112 (52) Dineth Jayakody 37, Dellon Peiris 3/40, Kishan Munasinghe 2/17

S.Thomas’ College – 181/9d (68.4) Kalana Perera 42, Dellon Peiris 29, Sithara Hapuhinna 28, Thevin Eriyagama 25*, Ravindu de Silva 20, Ashain Daniel 3/22, Shalinda Senevirathne 3/38, Dilesh Perera 2/19 & 41/0 (5) Sithara Hapuhinna 34*

Result – Match Drawn (St. Joseph’s College won first innings points)


St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa vs St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa

St. Sebastian’s College managed to record an innings victory over St. Joseph Vaz College in their Group C fixture which concluded today at Moratuwa. Praveen Cooray and Nadeera Fernando shone with the ball for the hosts picking up 7 wickets each in the match.

Brief scores

St. Joseph Vaz College  – 129 (40.4) Gihan Pathirana 38*, Sohan Anurudhdha 38, Nadeera Fernandu 4/40, Dinuja Samasinghe 3/23, Praveen Cooray 2/17 & 55 (26) Praveen Cooray 5/23, Nadeera Fernando 3/30

St. Sebastian’s College – 193 (63.4) Vinuja Ranasinghe 40, Janishka Perera 34, Sukitha Prasanna 30, Nuwanidu Fernandu 22, Dhanuka Nirmal 3/56, Chamod Fernandou 2/36, Nipun Dananjaya 3/37 Janishka Perera 34, Nuwanidu Fernandu 22

Result – St. Sebastian’s College won by an innings & 9 runs


Nalanda College, Colombo vs Zahira College, Colombo

The Group B fixture between Nalanda College and Zahira College ended in a draw today at Nalanda College grounds but the first innings points won by the hosts. All-round Lakshitha Rasanjana smashed a half-ton and picked up 6 wickets to claim first innings honours for Nalanda College.

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

Brief scores

Nalanda College – 290 (75.4) Lakshitha Rasanjana 74, Avishka Perera 61, Jithesh Wasala 45*, Imtiyaz Slasa 8/111 & 11/0 (1)

Zahira College – 156 (58) M Shadulla 44, Mohamad Shamas 27, Dilsara Savinda 33, Lakshitha Rasanjana 4/41, Kaveesh Maduarapperuma 3/40 & 165 (47) M Shadulla 73, Yasith Samaradewakara 22, Maheema Weerakoon 4/30, Kaveesh Maduarapperuma 3/53, Lakshitha Rasanjana 2/35

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


Dharmaraja College, Kandy vs Mahanama College, Colombo

The Group C fixture between Mahanama College and Dharmaraja College ended in a draw today at Rathmalana with Mahanama College taking major honors. Left handed stroke maker Pawantha Weerasinghe was the star performer of the match as he smashed a magnificent knock of 196 runs for Mahanama College.

Brief scores

Dharmaraja College – 151 (60.2) Sachith Senanayake 47, Kasun Gunawardhane 37, Navinda Dilshan 20*, Lahiru Kavinda 4/59, Kavishka Perera 3/14 & 119/3 (48) Sachith Senanayake 43 Isuru Dayanada 39* Sonal Gamage 2/28

Mahanama College – 326/4d (84.3) Pawantha Weerasinghe 196, Sonal Dilusha 74*, Dinuka Rupasinghe 38, Upendra Warnakulasuriya 2/84, Yasitha Samararathna 2/119

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


Richmond College, Galle vs St. Thomas College, Matara

Richmond College comprehensively defeated St. Thomas College by 9 wickets in their Group D fixture which was worked off today at Sooriyawewa. Left arm spinner Dilum Sudheera starred with the ball for Richmondites as he picked up a match bag of 11 wickets for 63 runs.

Nuwanindu’s 83 off 55 puts Sebs in commanding position

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

Brief scores

Richmond College – 198 (67.3) Thaveesha Abishek 82*, Vinuja Kiriella 28, Sandun Mendis 20, Gisanthika Jayaweera 4/15, Kavindu Ridmal 2/21, Sachira Rashmika 2/53 & 15/1 (3.5)

St. Thomas College – 95 (49.4) Dilum Sudheera 5/18, Sandun Mendis 2/30, Amshi de Silva 2/25 & 115 (54.3) Woshitha Athsara 38, Gisanthika Jayaweera 27, Dilum Sudheera 6/45, Sandun Mendis 4/54

Result – Richmond College won by 9 wickets


Trinity College, Kandy vs Wesley College, Colombo

Trinity College registered an innings victory over Wesley College in their Group D fixture which concluded today at Asgiriya Stadium. Kavishka Senadeera from Trinity College was the star performer of the match as he picked up a match bag 10 wickets for 133 runs.

Kaumal Nanayakkara spins the Cambrians to innings victory

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

Brief scores

Trinity College – 293/7d (64) Shane Gunathilaka 74, Abishek Anandakumar 67, Pubudu Bandara 60, Ranuda Somarathne 29, Movin Subasinghe 3/90 Kavindu Dissanayake 2/50

Wesley College 127 (39.5) Shehan Dangalla 33, Kavindana Perera 30, Kavishka Senadeera 5/46, Nagitha Wijesundara 3/34 & 148 (52.3) Kavindanan Perera 66, Kavishka Senadheera 5/87, Uvindu Wimaladharma 3/40

Result – Trinity College won by an innings & 18 runs


Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa vs St. Peter’s College, Colombo

The Group B fixture between Prince of Wales College and St. Peter’s College commenced today at Moratuwa. After being put to bat first, the hosts posted 225 runs with Devaka Peiris (55) and Tharindu Amarasinghe (54) scoring half-tons.

Photos: St. Peter’s College vs Prince Of Wales College | Singer U19 Cricket Tournament 2018/19

Brief scores

Prince of Wales College – 225 (90.5) Devaka Peiries 55, Tharindu Amarasinghe 54, Vinuja Ranpul 53, Kavishka Maduwantha 3/49, Thariq Saboor 2/2645, Ranmith Jayasena 3/27, Shivan Perera 2/34

St. Peter’s College – 3/0 (2)

Shalinda Senevirathne takes 9; Suwath Mendis shines for Cambrians

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