All-round Sachithra and Wanindu guide SSC and CCC to wins

SLC Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19

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Eleven matches of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Major Limited Overs Tournament were worked off today at different venues.

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The fancied teams such as SSC, NCC, Ragama, CCC, Colts and Saracens came through quite comfortably defeating their respective opponents and there were no real surprises seen in the concluded encounters today. The all-round performance of Sachithra Senanayake stood out from the rest as he single handedly guided SSC to a convincing victory over Sri Lanka Ports.

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Leg spinning all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga shone with both bat and ball guiding CCC to a 4-wicket victory over Lankan Cricket Club.  Hasaranga made an unbeaten 85 runs with the bat while picking up 4 wickets for 47 runs with the ball. National cap Asitha Fernando who picked up a 5 wicket haul in his previous game, took another 5 wicket haul today against Police Sports Club.

In addition, there were some significant batting performances as Sangeeth Cooray, Ashan Randika,  Tharushan Iddamalgoda, Lahiru Udara and Pathum Nissanka scored centuries with the bat for their respective clubs.

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Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club vs Sinhalese Sports Club

Brief scores

Sinhalese Sports Club – 364/8 (50) Sachithra Senanayake 150, Dasun Shanaka 64, Kavindu Kulasekara 38, Chamara Kapugedara 30, Chaminda Bandara 4/67, Ranesh Perera 2/60

Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club – 282/7 (50) Gayan Maneeshan 97, Adeesha Nanayakkara 54, Prashan Wickramasinghe 48, Sachithra Senanayake 2/43

Result – Sinhalese Sports Club won 82 runs


Badureliya Cricket Club vs Saracens Sports Club

Brief scores

Saracens Sports Club – 278/8 (50) Gamindu Kanishka 94, Nipun Karunanayake 45, Navindu Nirmal 31, Raveen Sayer 25*, Saliya Saman 20, Nuwan Thushara 3/52, Sachith Pathirana 2/54, Lahiru Samarakoon 2/54

Badureliya Cricket Club – 149 (37.5) Lahiru Samarakoon 40, Denuwan Rajakaruna 28, Kosala Kulasekara 27, Ashen Bandara 4/17, Raveen Sayer 3/19, Gamindu Kanishka 2/29

Result – Saracens Sports Club won by 129 runs

Photos: Badureliya CC vs Saracens SC | Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19


Galle Cricket Club vs Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club

Brief scores

Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club – 139 (36.2) Asel Sigera 35, Asantha Singappulli 28, Sachin Jayawardane 20, Rajeev Weerasinghe 3/25, Gayan Sirisoma 2/18

Galle Cricket Club – 142/3 (32.5) Damitha Hunukumbura 54*, Harsha Vithana 41*, Lakshan Rodrigo 26

Result – Galle Cricket Club won by 7 wickets


Kalutara Town Club vs Colts Cricket Club  

Brief scores

Colts Cricket Club – 280/7 (45) Sangeeth Cooray 107, Hashan Dumindu 50, Sadeera Samarawickrama 45, Jehan Daniel 38, Eranga Rathnayake 5/46

Kalutara Town Club – 207 (44.5) Nipuna Gamage 46, Eranga Rathnayake 35, Vishad Randika 2/21, Prabath Jayasuriya 2/25, Nipun Ransika 2/38

Result – Colts Cricket Club won by 73 runs

Photos: Kalutara Town Club vs Colts CC – Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/2019


Kandy Customs Cricket Club vs Sri Lanka Army Sports Club

Photos: Army SC vs Kandy Customs CC | Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19

Brief scores

Sri Lanka Army Sports Club – 388/7 (50) Ashan Randika 108, Janith Silva 56, Dushan Vimukthi 50, Asela Gunarathne 44, Kasun de Silva 42*, Lakshan Edirisinghe 38, Sanjika Ridma 32*, Vimukthi Umagiliyage 3/65, Sumeda Dissanayake 2/68

Kandy Customs Cricket Club – 127 (28.5) Nimnaka Ratnayake 36, Anju Karunanayake 22, Sumeda Dissanayake 20, Sekkuge Prasanna 4/34, Danusika Bandara 3/25

Result – Sri Lanka Army Sports Club won by 261 runs


Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club vs Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club

Brief scores

Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club – 292/9 (50) Tharushan Iddamalgoda 127, Salitha Fernando 57, Revan Kelly 23, Sathik Nimalsha 22*, Anurudda Rajapakse 3/52, Lahiru Jayaratne 3/58, Dhanushka Dharmasiri 2/21

Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club – 229 (45.5) Dinushka Malan 61, Dhanushka Dharmasiri 41, Lahiru Jayaratne 34, Damith Perera 30, Buddhi Madushan 2/26, Dilanka Auwardt 3/39, Dushan Hemantha 2/35

Result – Sri Lanka Navy won by 63 runs


Lankan Cricket Club vs Colombo Cricket Club

Brief scores

Lankan Cricket Club – 225/8 (50) Chanaka Ruwansiri 67, Geeth Kumara 58, Maduranga Zoysa 46, Wanindu Hasaranga 4/47, Lahiru Madushanka 2/30

Colombo Cricket Club – 226/6 (36.5) Wanindu Hasaranga 85*, Dilshan Munaweera 64, Ron Chandraguptha 31, Madawa Warnapura 22, Dulanjana Mendis 3/41, Chanaka Devinda 2/53

Result – Colombo Cricket Club won by 4 wickets

Photos: Lankan CC vs CCC | Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19


Negombo Cricket Club vs Chilaw Marians Cricket Club

Brief scores

Negombo Cricket Club – 236 (49.5) Lasith Croospulle 50, Sahan Arachchige 45, Prasansana Jayamanne 42, Ravindra Karunaratne 26, Dilasri Lokubandara 21, Shehan Jayasuriya 21, Thikshila de Silva 5/42, Roshan Jayatissa 2/38, Sagar Udeshi 2/42

Chilaw Marians Cricket Club – 240/7 (47.2) Risith Upamal 67, Pulina Tharanga 54*, Harsha Cooray 29, Yashodha Lanka 23, Roshen Fernando 4/35

Result – Chilaw Marians Cricket Club won by 3 wickets


Nondescripts Cricket Club vs Police Sports Club

Brief scores

Nondescripts Cricket Club – 340/9 (50) Lahiru Udara 110, Pathum Nissanka 100, Dinesh Chandimal 59, Mahela Udawatte 21, Dinuk Hettiarachchi 4/53, Amit Kumar 4/58

Police Sports Club – 174 (42.1) Gitansh Khera 74, Amit Kumar 55, Asitha Fernando 5/33, Chaturanga de Silva 2/34

Result – Nondescripts Cricket Club won by 166 runs

Photos: NCC vs Police SC | Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19


Panadura Sports Club vs Burgher Recreation Club

Brief scores

Panadura Sports Club – 195/9 (45) Agith Basnayake 36, Sehan Weerasinghe 30, Vishwa Chathuranga 29, Charana Nanayakkara 26, Mohammad Shiraz 3/30, Vikum Sanjaya 3/55

Burgher Recreation Club – 133 (36.4) Raminda Wijesooriya 38, Hashen Ramanayake 31, Savin Gunasekara 25, Sehan Weerasinghe 4/34, Tharindu Maduranga 2/25

Result – Panadura Sports Club won by 62 runs

Photos: Panadura SC vs BRC – Major Limited Overs Tournament 2018/19


Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club vs Ragama Cricket Club

Brief scores

Ragama Cricket Club – 300/4 (50) Shehan Fernando 79, Roshen Silva 68*, Dineth Thimodya 59, Sameera de Zoysa 30, Janith Liyanage 26*, Sumonda Lakshan 2/41

Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club – 158 (39.5) Suminda Lakshan 36, Dilip Tharaka 30, Nishan Peiris 4/33, Chathura Peiris 3/21, Janith Liyanage 2/15

Result – Ragama Cricket Club won by 142 runs

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