Isipathana, Mahinda batsmen pile on runs in Galle

Singer U19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Four games of the Singer U19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament commenced today, 6th November in Kandy, Kandana, Gampola and Galle.

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D.S. Senanayake College Vs Dharmaraja College

The traditional fixture between D.S. Senanayake College and Dharmaraja College was held at the Dharmaraja College Ground. The visitors won the toss and elected to bat first. At the end of the day, the hosts were in a dominant position as they only need 37 runs to take the first innings lead with 7 wickets in hand.

Left arm spinner Upendra Warnakulasuriya picked up 6 wickets for just 56 runs for the hosts while all-rounder Dulaj Bandara held the innings together for Dharmaraja with an unbeaten 72. 

Brief Scores

D.S. Senanayake College 191 (50.2) Maneendra Jayathilaka 45, Amitha Dabare 36, Abishek Liyanarachchi 35, Pumiditha Perera 39, Upendra Warnakulasuriya 6/56, Thushan Bandara 3/29 

Dharmaraja College 154/3 (42) Dulaj Bandara 72*, Dinuka Tishumitha 57

Stumps – Day 01

De Mazenod College Vs St. Joseph’s College

De Mazenod College won the toss and elected to bat first at their school ground in the group A fixture, but that decision was soon proved to be catastrophic as Sri Lanka U19 cap the Ashain Daniel-led Josephians ran through the hosts in 40.1 overs. 

The visitors were 195/7 at stumps, Dineth Jayakody top scored with a fine 75.

Brief Scores

De Mazenod College 109 (40.1) Senash Fernando 26, Nimna Fernando 22, Chamod Dananjaya 21, Ashian Daniel 4/35, Shalinda Senevirathna 3/28 

St. Joseph’s College 195/7 (52) Dineth Jayakody 75, Miranga Wickramage 43, Ashian Daniel 20, Sihina Sithumina 4/35

Stumps – Day 01

Isipathana College Vs Mahinda College

Isipathana and Mahinda Colleges locked horns at the Galle International Cricket Stadium where both teams’ batsmen had a field day on the Galle pitch. 

For Isipathana Colllege, Ravindu Rathnayaka and Savindu Uthsara scored 84 and 53 respectively, while Kaushitha Kodithuwakku led the batting for Mahinda College with an unbeaten 59.

Brief Scores

Isipathana College 275/9d (69.2) Ravindu Rathnayaka 84, Savindu Uthsara 53, Leshan Amarasingha 44, Thevindu Dikwella 39, Kavindu Amantha 36, Subanu Rajapaksha 3/59, Kushan Madusha 3/82 

Mahinda College 92/0 (23) Kaushitha Kodithuwakku 59*, Sadew Induwara 26*

Stumps – Day 01

Maris Stella College Vs St. Sylvester’s College

The traditional fixture between Maris Stella College and St. Sylvester’s College was held at the Wickramabahu Central College Grounds in Gampola as Maris Stella College won the toss and elected to bat first. At the end of the day, the game was hanging in the balance as St. Sylvester’s College needed 73 runs to overtake the opponent’s 1st innnings total with 4 wickets in hand.

Brief Scores

Maris Stella College 207 (46.2) Tharindu Maduwantha 50, Amantha Perera 32, Chemindu Weerawansha 28, Shan Dulara 32, Charith Rajaguru 4/31, Shashika Basnayaka 3/64 

St. Sylvester’ s College 134/6 (33.3) Chandula Jayakodi 31, Malith Lakshan 29, Charith Rajaguru 27*, Thilina Perera 3/43, Sandeepa Fernando 2/32

Stumps – Day 01

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