Tons from Sadeera and Sandun on rain affected day


Sadeera Samarawickrama (119) and Sandun Weerakkody (110) scored centuries for Colts and NCC respectively as play was brought to a premature end on day one of the SLC Premier League three day tournament.

SSC v Badureliya

Youngster Sammu Ashan scored an unbeaten 80 on his first-class debut along with fellow youngster Charith Asalanka (66) as the duo put SSC in a commanding position at 200 for the loss of 3 wickets as rain brought a premature end to the game played at SSC grounds.

The game will continue tomorrow for day two.

Brief Scores:

SSC200/3 (53) Sammu Ashan 80*, Charith Asalanka 66, Alankara Asanka 2/70

Ragama CC v CCC

Openers Lahiru Milantha and Udara Jayasundera propelled Ragama to 124 for the loss of two wickets as the game was brought to an end with just 37.5 overs bowled on day one.

Fast bowler Lahiru Gamage was the only bowler to shine picking the only two wickets to fall for 44 runs.

The game will continue tomorrow for day two at Surrey Village grounds.

Brief Scores:

Ragama 124/2 (37.5) Lahiru Milantha 64, Udara Jayasundera 50, Lahiru Gamage 2/44

BRC v Colts Cricket Club

An unbeaten 119 off 177 balls by Sadeera Samarawickrama propelled Colts towards a strong position ending day one with 228 runs on board for the loss of 2 wickets against BRC at BRC grounds.

Colts 228/2 (63) Sadeera Samarawickrama 119*, Hashan Dumindu 72

Saracens Sports Club v Moors

Irosh Samarasooriya’s 85 along with an unbeaten Sri Lankan all-rounder Milinda Siriwardana’s 50 took Saracens to 179 for the loss of 3 wickets.

Promod Maduwantha picked up 2 for 44 while Nilanka Sandakan bagged a solitary wicket.

The game will continue for day two tomorrow at Moors Grounds.

Brief Scores:

Saracens SC 179/3 (48) Irosh Samarasooriya 85, Milinda Siriwardana 50

NCC v Galle CC

Sandun Weerakkody’s 110 in 104 balls put NCC in a respectable position, ending day one at 237 for the loss of 7 wickets.

Shalika Karunanayake and Roshan Jayatissa bagged 6 wickets between each other.

The game will continue tomorrow for day two at NCC Grounds.

Brief Scores:

NCC 237/7 (54.2) Sandun Weerakkody 110, Angelo Perera 63*, Shalika Karunanayaka 3/42, Roshan Jayatissa 3/80

Bloomfield v Tamil Union

Bloomfield managed just 49.3 overs on day one as rain ended the game with the defending champions, Tamil Union on 188 for the loss of 3 wickets.

Right-handed Manoj Sarathchandra top scored for Tamil Union with 57 while fellow opener Sithira Gimhan scored 46.

The game will continue tomorrow for day two at Bloomfield ground.

Brief Scores:

Tamil Union C&AC 188/3 (49.3) Manoj Sarathchandra 57, Sithara Gimhan 46, Tharanga Paranavithana 41*.