After winning the under 19 division 3 and 2 championships in 2013 and 2014 respectively, Anuradhapura Central College got their dream under 19 division 1 debut match against Bandaranayake College, Gampaha at Kadirana grounds and the match ended in a draw.
Royal College, Colombo commenced their campaign to regain the Division I spot of the Inter School Under-19 cricket tournament, which they lost under controversial circumstances two years back, on a positive note when they took day one honours against St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala in the Division II encounter at Reid Avenue on Sunday.
A fluent 107-run partnership between Dushan Hettige (62) and Sanjula Abeywickrama (44*) ensured a Western Province North victory as they beat Southern Province by 50 runs (D/L method) to win the Prima under 15 provincial tournament finals which took place today at SSC grounds.
St. Peter's College played their first match of the 2014/15 cricket season against St. Aloysius College at Galle International Stadium during the weekend. The match ended without a result due to bad weather conditions and only 118.3 overs were bowled on both days.
Western Province North led by Josephian all-rounder Jehan Daniel and Southern Province led by Dharmasoka bowler Raveen Yasas have qualified to play in the Prima under 15 provincial final which is scheduled to play on 27th September at SSC grounds.
Southern Province, North Central Province and two Western Province teams will battle it out to book final berths when they meet in the Under-15 Inter Provincial Prima Cup tournament semi finals at two venues today.
Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda was crowned the under 19 girls cricket champions for the 2nd consecutive year when they beat Devapathiraja MMV, Rathgama by 6 wickets in the final played at Wesley College grounds on Tuesday.
Devapathiraja College, Ratgama and Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda beat Vijayabahu MV Okkampitiya and Rathnavali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha respectively in the semi-finals of the Inter School Under-19 Girl’s Cricket tournament played at Campbell Park yesterday.