Boyagoda and Amarasinghe shine for NCC in drawn encounter

SLC Major Emerging Tournament 2019/20


The SLC Emerging Tournament 2019/20 saw two more games ending in draws today (18) as the three games which began today were hampered by rain.

Pramod’s 10-wicket haul overtakes Lakshan’s all-round brilliance

3 games of the SLC Major Emerging Tournament 2019/20 came to an end today, 17th October, while one game…..

NCC vs Sri Lanka Ports Authority SC – GROUP B

The Group B game between NCC and SLPA SC concluded today at the NCC grounds with the home team taking major honours. After winning the toss and restricting the visitors to 213 in the first innings NCC posted a commendable 335 in reply as Sri Lanka U19 caps Hasitha Boyagoda and Malinga Amarasinghe top-scored with 81 apiece.

The SLPA boys lost 4 wickets in their 2nd innings as play came to an end giving NCC a first innings victory. In bowling for NCC, former Ananda Vice-Captain Chamika Gunasekara bagged match-figures of 7 wickets after Maistonian Ravindu Fernando picked up 6 with his off-spin in the first innings.

Apart from those top-performers, Lithila Aravinda and Sachindu Colombage scored half-centuries for their respective teams.

SL Ports Authority SC – 213 (81.4) Lithila Aravinda 63, Pasindu Nuwantha 31, Nimnaka Rathnayake 29, Ravindu Fernando 6/49, Chamika Gunasekara 4/64 & 64/4 (18) Chamika Gunasekara 3/36

NCC 335/8d – (67) Hasitha Boyagoda 81, Malinga Amarasinghe 81, Sachindu Colombage 61, Ravindu Fernando 36



In the Group A game played at SSC grounds, the hosts failed to secure a first innings victory falling short by just 1 run after opting to bat second. In reply to the 196 made by BRC, SSC could make only 195. Wicket-keeper Krishan Sanjula top-scored for the hosts with 55 as Duvindu Tillakaratne starred for BRC grabbing 4 wickets.

BRC – 196 (75.1) Kalana Madushanka 37, Tharusha Nimhara 34*, Duvindu Tillakaratne 20, Asel Kulathunga 3/28, Himesh Ramanayaka 3/34, Sasith Manuranga 2/17, Sandaruwan Chinthaka 2/30 & 75/4 (20.3) Kevin Koththigoda 31, Asel Sigera 3/31

SSC – 195 (67.5) Krishan Sanjula 55, Sandaruwan Chinthaka 33, Sohan De Livera 28, Thevindu Senarathna 24, Duvindu Thilakarathna 4/56, Ashen Daniel 4/33


Army SC vs Tamil Union C & AC – GROUP D

Himasha Liyanage scored 70 for Army SC in the only game which was allowed more than 50 overs out of the three matches which began today. With the help of his half-century the soldiers ended the opening day on 239 losing 7 wickets after they were put on to bat by Tamil Union C & AC at Army Grounds in Panagoda.

Army SC – 239/7 (66.2) Himasha Liyanage 70, Moditha Ranathunga 45, Harshajith Virendra 47, Thilanga Udeshan 4/44, Damitha Silva 2/45


Moors SC vs Nugegoda S & WC – GROUP D

Moors SC – 47/0 (19) Bhagya Shavinda 27*


Panadura SC vs Chilaw Marians SC – GROUP C

Day 1 washed out


2-Day Match at Panadura Esplanade (Toss: TBA)

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