Dilhad, Savinda keep Zahira alive

Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2018/19

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Zahira College, Colombo is hosting St. Peter’s College, Colombo in their tournament fixture of the Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2018/19.

Zahira College who won the toss, elected to bat first. The batting department, led by Mohamed Dilhan, did a fine job as they batted the whole day and scored 194 runs for their first innings. Mohamed Dilhan scored a vital 51 while Dilsara Savinda hit a patient 41 before running out of partners. Santhush Gunathilaka, who is a having a great season so far, added 3 more scalps to his tally.

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St. Peter’s in reply, ended the day with 14 runs for the loss of 1 wicket. The game will resume tomorrow for day two.

Brief scores

Zahira College, Colombo 194 (91) Mohamed Dilhan 51, Dilsara Savinda 47*, Imathyas Slasa 41 , Santhush Gunathilake 3/24, Ruvin Senivirathne 2/52

St. Peters College, Colombo 14/1 (3.4)

STUMPS – DAY 1