Three games of the Singer U19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament were played today, but unfortunately all the matches were disturbed by the bad weather, resulting in 3 drawn contests.
Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa vs D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo
The second day of the traditional encounter between Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa and D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo was conducted today at the POW College Ground.
Cambrians were 152/7 at stumps on day 01, but soon perished for 181 in the 65th over despite all-rounder Vinuja Ranpul’s fighting 73. Right arm off spinner Chamath Yatawala inflicted the most damage at Cambrian lower order as he ended up with the figures of 4/39.
Prince of Wales College 181 (64.5) : Vinuja Ranpul 73, Pasindu Pathum 33, Chamath Yatawala 4/39, Muditha Lakshan 3/64 & 11/2 (6) Sanidu Dissanayake 2/04
D.S. Senanayake College 151 (60.2) : Teron Baskaran 64, Lakshan Perera 3/36, Naduka Fernando 2/07, Ashan Fernando 2/28, Ravindu Janith 2/63
Maris Stella College, Negombo vs St. Aloysius’ College, Galle
After winning the toss, the Negombo boys elected to bat first at the Galle International Stadium and they were on 149/7 at stumps on Day 01 as the rain hindered the 1st day’s play. Unfortunately, the 2nd day was also washed out, keeping the players at the sidelines all day, bringing the group ‘A’ contest to a draw.
Maris Stella College 149/7 (45) : Sahan Perera 37, Thilina Perera 27, Niduka Malsith 3/31
Ananda College, Colombo vs Wesley College, Colombo
The same story was fashioned at the Campbell Park where the Ananda-Wesley battle was limited to only 39 overs. No play was possible today.
Ananda College 97/8 (39) : Nimthaka Adikari 2/15, Sidath Darmasiriwardena 2/26