The first quarter finals of the Singer Schools U13 Division I Cricket Tournament played was today at Royal College Grounds Colombo. Mahinda College Galle walked into the Quarters beating St.Sebastians College Moratuwa and will meet another school from Moratuwa, Prince of Wales who came through thrashing Wesley College, Colombo.
Junior from Moratuwa, Pahana Binara demolished the batting line up..
Mahinda College, Galle vs Prince of Wales, Moratuwa
The visiting team from Galle, Mahinda College won the toss and opted to bat first and went through till the tea break when they declared their innings scoring 176 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 83.1 over. Banuja Dulanath scored an unbeaten 47 runs while Senuka Dangamuwa and Binura Kulupahana scored 31 runs and 25 runs respectively. Achala Perera grabbed 4 wickets for 49 runs while Rusiru Fernando chipped in with 2 wickets for 26 runs.
Chasing the target the juniors from Moratuwa took an opening stand and went throughout batting unbeaten till the end of the day. Prince of Wales scored 74 runs loss of no wickets completing 31 overs when the umpires called it a day. Rivith Jayasuriya scored 29 runs not out while Thenul De Soysa scored 25 runs not out.
The match ended up a draw and Prince of Wales won the bonus point and Qualified to the Semi Finals.
SINGER U13 DIVISION I TOURNAMENT 2018/19 – QUARTER FINALS
Mahinda College, Galle 176/8d (83.1) Banuja Dulnath 47*, Senuka Dangamuwa 31, Binura Kalupahana 25 Achala perera 4/49, Rusiru Fernando 2/26
Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa 74/0 (31) Rivith Jayasauriya 29* Thenul De Soysa 25*
MATCH DRAWN (POW WON ON BONUS POINTS & QUALIFIED TO SEMI FINALS)
1-Day 4 Innings Match At Royal College Grounds, Colombo(Toss: Mahinda won & bat)
Match date : Jan 16, 2019