Abishek and Kavishka hand Trinity an innings victory

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.

St. Anthony’s College, Wattala vs Trinity College, Kandy

Trinity College managed to record an innings victory against St. Anthony’s College in their Group D fixture which was worked off today at Asgiriya. The right handed stroke maker Abishek Anandakumar’s unbeaten century and off spinner Kavishka Senadeera’s match bag of 11 wickets were the key highlights of the match.

Photos : Trinity College vs St. Anthonys College, Wattala | Singer U19 Cricket Tournament 2018/19

Brief scores

St. Anthony’s College 170 (71.5) Avishka Tharindu 85, Joel Pinto 26, Kavishka Senadeera 6/46, Uvindu Wimaladarma 2/31 & 60 (40.1) Kavishka Senadeera 5/24, Uvindu Wimaladarma 2/11, Abishek Anandakumar 2/16

Trinity College – 313/7d (57.1) Abishek Anandakumar 111*, Shane Gunathilake 72, Ashan Lokuthatiya 50, Pubudu Bandara 49, Kaveesha Dulannjana 4/84

Result – Trinity College won by an innings & 83 runs

Pawantha Weerasinghe smashes 196; Dilum Sudheera takes 11

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


Richmond College, Galle vs Gurukula College, Kelaniya

The traditional fixture between Richmond College and Gurukula College ended in a draw today at Bulathsinhala with Gurukula College taking first innings points. A knock of 69 runs by Kemira Nayanatharu helped the boys from Kelaniya take major honors in the match.

Brief scores

Richmond College – 120 (42) Sandun Mendis 42, Vinuja Kiriella 22, Lakshan Sasanga 2/14, Vihanga Iranjana 2/00 & 205/5d (63.3) Adithya Siriwardane 97, Dilum Sudeera 38, Vinuja Kiriella 32, Thaveesha Abishek 21, Nuwan Chanaka 2/33, Rishitha Sankalpa 2/43

Gurukula College – 231/9d (79.2) Kemira Nayanatharu 69, Nuwan Chanaka 55, Sugith Nimnada 3/46, Sandun Mendis 3/69, Kalpa Nethsara 2/29 & 31/1 (7)

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

Mahesh Theekshana takes 10, Bens register an outright win

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


Dharmaraja College, Kandy vs St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa

The magnificent century stroked by Dunith Jayathunga guided St. Sebastian’s College to register a first innings victory against Dharmaraja College in their Group C fixture which was worked off today at St. Sebastian’s College Grounds in Moratuwa. Sri Lanka U19 cap and skipper of St. Sebastian’s College, Nuwanindu Fernando starred with the ball picking up 4 wickets for 7 runs with his useful off-spin.

Brief scores

Dharmaraja College – 178 (88.3) Dulaj Bandara 79, Mithila Gayashan 42, Kasun Gunawardane 23, Kalana Sandeep 2/21, Vinuja Ranasinghe 2/26, Nadeera Fernando 2/29 & 125 (54.1) Kasun Gunawardane 74, Nuwanidu Fernando 4/07, Nadeera Fernando 2/37

St. Sebastian’s College – 234 (56) Dunith Jayathunga 104, Vinuja Ranasinghe 49*, Thushan Herath 6/57 & 23/1 (2)

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

Trinity, Ananda and Wesley fight to draw

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


St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy vs St. Benedict’s College, Colombo

The Group A fixture between St. Sylvester’s College and St. Benedict’s College ended in a draw today at St. Benedict’s College Grounds with the hosts claiming first innings points. Mystery spinner Mahesh Theekshana shone with the ball today picking up 4 wickets for 47 runs for the hosts.

Brief scores

St. Sylvester’s College – 97 (40.1) Avindu Herath 29, Malinda Perera 5/13, Imesh Fernando 2/22 & 204/8 (103) Nadeera Balasuriya 50*, Kevin Nimshan 31, Kasun Edirithilake 25, Pasan Hettiarachchi 24, Pasindu Nissanka 23*, Mahesh Theekshana 4/47, Kaveesha Jayathilake 2/23

St. Benedict’s College – 162 (59.1) Bryan Johnpille 41, Kaviru Perera 30, Hasindu Kavirathne 27, Manoharan Pavithran 5/33, Pasan Hettiarachchi 2/22

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

Kamil Mishara slams record-breaking 250; Dellon Peiris takes 7-fer

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


St. Thomas’ College, Matara vs Thurstan College, Colombo

Thurstan College managed to defeat St. Thomas’ College by 7 wickets in their Group D fixture which concluded today at Uyanwattha Grounds in Matara. The low scoring encounter between the two teams were dominated by the bowlers but the standout performer was Ayesh Harshana from Thurstan College as he took 11 scalps for just 26 runs in the match.

Brief scores

St. Thomas College – 60 (25) Bawantha Jayasinghe 4/10, Ayesh Harshana 3/10, Sandaru Dias 2/11 & 70 (35.3) Mihisal Amoda 35, Ayesh Harshana 8/16

Thurstan College – 61 (25.2) Jahavihan Mahavithana 24, Seneth Sithara 5/13, Sachira Rashmika 3/08 & 70/3 (27.5) Anju Karunanayake 24*

Result – Thurstan College won by 7 wickets

Nuwanindu’s 83 off 55 puts Sebs in commanding position

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


Ananda College, Colombo vs St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala

The Group D fixture between Ananda College and St. Anne’s College commenced today at Ananda College Grounds. After being put to bat first, the hosts posted 254 runs with Kanishka Ranthilakage top scoring with a knock of 99 runs. Pasindu Thennakoon was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors as he grabbed 5 wickets for 79 runs. In reply, the lads from Kurunegala were in a spot of bother as they finished day one on 70 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.

Brief scores

Ananda College – 254 (69.4) Kanishka Ranthilakage 99, Kamesh Nirmal 40, Daminda Reshan 36, Sudeepa Agulugaha 29, Pasindu Thennakoon 5/79, Lasith Warnakulasooriya 3/33

St. Anne’s College – 70/4 (22.3) Muiz Raseel 29

Kaumal Nanayakkara spins the Cambrians to innings victory

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


Kingswood College, Kandy vs Isipathana College, Colombo

The traditional fixture between Kingswood College and Isipathana College commenced today at Pallekele. After winning the toss, the skipper of Kingswood College opted to bat first and posted 235 runs with Dumindu Damsika (88) and Achala Bogodawaththa (62) top scoring with half-tons.

Brief scores

Kingswood College – 235 (91) Dumindu Damsika 88, Achala Bogodawaththa 62, Devinda Dissanayake 40, Kaliq Amath 5/34, Ravindu Rathnayake 3/22