Six matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 worked off today across the island. Abishek Anandakumar and Uvindu Wimaladharma guided Trinity College to an innings victory over St. Joseph Vaz College while the other encounters ended in draws.
St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa vs Trinity College, Kandy
Trinity College registered a comprehensive innings victory over St. Joseph Vaz College in their Group D encounter which worked off today at Asgiriya. Abishek Anandakumar’s all-round efforts and Uvindu Wimaladharma’s brilliant bowling effort guided Trinity to the triumph.
St. Joseph Vaz College – 48 (32.3) Uvindu Wimaladharma 7/18, Ruvin Peiris 2/05 & 67 (37.4) Ranuda Somarathna 4/02, Abishek Anandakumar 3/24
Trinity College – 162/5d (24.3) Abishek Anandakumar 83, Dinitha Siriwardena 37*, Ranuda Somarathna 25, Shaun Senil 3/60
Result – Trinity College won by an innings & 47 runs
Ananda College, Colombo vs Zahira College, Colombo
The Group D fixture between Ananda College and Zahira College ended in a draw today at Ananda College Grounds in Colombo. The hosts managed to take honors in the drawn encounter thanks to the half tons made by Shashika Umayanga (76) and Nethma Karunarathne (52) with the bat and Isuru Ayesh’s match bag of 7 wickets for 34 runs with the ball.
Ananda College – 276 (60.3) Shashika Umayanga 76, Nethma Karunarathne 52, Sudeepa Agulugaha 30, Janidu Jayawardhana 20, M Mahdhi 3/28, M Dilhan 2/39, Imitiyas Slasa 2/80
Zahira College – 140 (57) Aravinth Rajendran 40, Rizwan Rahid 34, Isuru Ayesh 5/21, Adeesha Perera 3/34 & 48/5 (25.3) Imitiyas Slasa 35, Isuru Ayesh 2/13
Result – Match Drawn (Ananda College won first innings points)
St. Peter’s College, Colombo vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa
The Group B fixture between St. Peter’s College and Moratu Maha Vidyalaya ended in a draw today at St. Peter’s College Grounds in Colombo. Wanuja Sahan starred with the bat scoring 83 runs while left arm spinner Kanishka Maduwantha starred with the ball picking up a 5-wicket haul for the hosts as they took the first innings points in the drawn match.
St. Peter’s College – 199 (69.1) Wanuja Sahan 83, Eran Hansamal 3/35, Chamalka Pushpakumara 2/25 & 17/2 (11.1)
Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – 104 (38.5) Madura Gimhana 39, Kanishka Maduwantha 5/40, Pabasara Herath 2/13, Ruveen Senevirathne 2/25
Result – Match Drawn (St. Peter’s College won first innings points)
S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia vs St. Anthony’s College, Kandy
S. Thomas College managed to take honors in the drawn Group B encounter against St. Anthony’s College which worked off today at St. Anthony’s College Grounds in Kandy. The all-round skills of Dilmin Rathnayake stood out in the match as he starred with both bat and ball.
S. Thomas College – 178/9d (64) Maneesha Rupasinghe 37, Umayanga Suwaris 34, Kishan Munasinghe 30*, Dilmin Rathnayake 26, Gavin Botheju 21, Sasith Hirudika 6/40, Nimanaka Jayathilaka 2/44 & 21 (5.1)
St. Anthony’s College – 128 (31.3) Nilukshan Udayakumara 37, P Ramaiya 27, Asitha Wanninayake 20, Dilmin Rathnayake 4/36, Kishan Munasinghe 2/16
Result – Match Drawn (S. Thomas College won first innings points)
Mahinda College, Galle vs St. Benedict’s College, Colombo
The Group A fixture between Mahinda College and St. Benedict’s College ended in a draw today at St. Benedict’s College Grounds in Colombo. St. Benedict’s College took the honors in the drawn encounter thanks to the batting effort of Vihanga Ruwanara (62) and Thenuka Nandalal’s bowling effort (4/48).
Mahinda College – 114 (51) Thenuka Nandalal 4/48, Isuru Lakshan 2/09 & 17/1 (7.3)
St. Benedict’s College – 147/9d (48.3) Vihanga Ruwanara 62, Kushan Madusha 4/32, Subhanu Rajapakshe 3/43, Kaveesha Malliyawadu 2/16
Result – Match Drawn (St. Benedict’s College won first innings points)
Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala vs Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda
The traditional fixture between Maliyadeva College and Dharmasoka College commenced today at Galle International Cricket Stadium. After been put into bat first, Maliyadeva College posted 150 runs with the right hander Muditha Premadasa scoring 62 runs. Aroshana De Soyza from Dharmasoka College ripped through the batting lineup of Maliyadeva picking up 8 wickets for 41 runs.
In reply, Sokians showed a better batting display as they finished day one on 151 runs for 4 wickets. Match will continue tomorrow for day two.
Maliyadeva College – 150 (60) Muditha Premadasa 62, Aroshana De Soyza 8/41
Dharmasoka College – 151/4 (43) Aroshana De Soyza 49*, Sasindu Malshan 46, Sanula Gunarathne 30, Gayana Weerasinghe 2/32
Stumps – Day 1