Nuwanindu Fernando carries St. Sebastian’s into semis

Under 19 ‘Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19

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The blistering knock made by Nuwanindu Fernando helped St. Sebastian’s College to defeat Trinity College by 5 wickets and qualified to one of the semi finals in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2018/19.

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The quarter final encounter between Trinity College and St. Sebastian’s College continued for day two today at Maliyadeva College grounds in Kurunegala. After being 86 runs for 3 wickets overnight, St. Sebastian’s College was bundled out for 149 runs. The skipper Nuwanindu Fernando top scored with 41 runs.

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Off spinner Kavishka Senadheera was the pick of the bowlers for Trinity College as he took 5 scalps for 49 runs. Trinity College began their second innings 16 runs ahead and posted 187 setting a target of 204 runs to win for St. Sebastian’s College.

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After a poor batting display in the first innings, the lads from Moratuwa showed a much better batting display in the second innings as they cruised to the victory in 28.2 overs with 5 wickets in hand. Sri Lanka U19 cap, Nuwanindu Fernando single handedly won them the match scoring 81 runs.

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Brief scores

Trinity College – 165 (51.4) Abishek Anandakumar 40, Shane Gunathilake 38, Kavishka Senadeera 35, Ashan Lokuketiya 25*, Vinuja Ranasinghe 6/48 & 187 (53) Shane Gunathilaka 34, Chanuka Kumarasinghe 46, Ashan Lokuketiya 28, Ranuda Somarathna 22, Nuwanindu Fernando 2/40, Vinuja Ranasinghe 4/94, Kalana Sandeepa 3/26

St. Sebastian’s College – 149 (57.1) Nuwanidu Fernando 41, Nisitha Abilash 29, Tashik Perera 28, Kavishka Senadheera 5/49, Ruvin Pieris 2/20, Uvindu Wimaladharma 2/38 & 204/5 (28.2) Nuwanindu Fernando 81, Nishitha Abhilash 31, Janishka Perera 33*, Ruvin Pieris 2/65

Result – St. Sebastian’s College won by 5 wickets & qualified to the semi finals