Gishan guides Royal to another win despite Gihan’s 8-fer

Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Six matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 were played today at venues all around the country, with one of them concluding with a result favoring Royal College.

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Royal College, Colombo vs St. Anthony’s College, Kandy
Group – Traditional
Venue – Royal College Ground
Toss – St. Anthony’s College 

The traditional fixture between the two schools saw a lower scoring day 2 at Royal College grounds where 3 innings were bowled out for below 85.

After Nimnaka Jayathilaka’s 5-fer in the 1st innings, Amith Ebert managed to bring St. Anthony’s College back into the game with a magnificent spell of 8/39, but that still did not prove enough for the visitors to register a victory. Gishan Balasuriya was the star for Royal College with a match haul of 9 wickets.

Royal College snatched a victory by 83 runs just before the stumps, bundling out the opposition for 74 runs.

Brief Scores

Royal College – 157 (63.5) Thevindu Senarathne 56, Kaushan Kulasuriya 24, Isiwara Dissanayaka 21, Nimnaka Jayathilaka 5/32 & 85 (33.3) Tithira Weerasingha 59, Amith Ebert 8/39
St. Anthony’s College – 85 (35.4) Prabath Sachin 32, Gishan Balasuriya 5/23, Prashan Kalhara 2/05, Lahiru Madusanka 2/20 & 74 (39.3) Gishan Balasuriya 4/16, Sonal Amarasekara 3/20, Prashan Kalhara 3/26 

Result Royal College won by 83 runs

Photos: Royal College v St.Anthony’s College | U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Apart from the above fixture, seen below are the best performances of the 5 other matches which commenced today.

Pawantha Weerasinghe – 118 (Mahanama College vs Zahira College)
Leshan Amarasingha – 159 (Mahanama College vs Zahira College)
Kalana Sandeep – 8/43 (St. Joseph’s College vs St. Sebastian’s College)

Yasiru Rodrigo – 6/8 (Ananda College vs S. Thomas’ College)
Saviru Bandara – 5/42 (Ananda College vs S. Thomas’ College)

Ananda College, Colombo vs S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia
Group – Traditional
Venue – SSC
Toss – Ananda College

Brief Scores

Ananda College – 94 (31.4) Kanishka Ranthilakage 40, Yasiru Rodrigo 6/08, Dilmin Rathnayaka 3/20
& 52/2 (16) Kanishka Ranthilakage 20
S. Thomas’ College – 190 (41.1) Shalin De Mel 50, Ryan Fernando 48, Anuk Palihawadana 23, Saviru Bandara 5/42, Isuru Ayesh 3/60

Stumps – Day 01

 

Mahanama College, Colombo vs Zahira College, Colombo
Group – Traditional
Venue – Bloomfield Ground
Toss – Zahira College

Brief Scores

Mahanama College – 346/9d (89.1) Pawantha Weerasinghe 118, Pulshan Rohana 84, Sadishan Chamodya 33, Kujana Perera 30, Vinuka Rubasingha 25, Adeel Ismiriy 2/22, Mahadi Namiz 2/44, Imithiyas Slasa 2/90
Zahira College – 3/0 (3) 

Stumps – Day 01

 

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Isipathana College, Colombo vs Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala
Group – Traditional
Venue – Maliyadeva College Ground
Toss – Isipathana College

Brief Scores

Isipathana College – 355/9d (87.4) Leshan Amarasingha 159, Savindu Uthsara 90, Thiwanka Kathriarachchi 33, Thevindu Dickwella 21, Matheesha Weerasingha 3/67, Thimira Chandrasena 2/46, Thimira Chandrasena 2/46, Hasindu Ruwanpura 2/54

Stumps – Day 01

 

Gurukula College, Kelaniya vs Thurstan College, Colombo
Group – C
Venue – Thurstan College Ground
Toss – Thurstan College

Brief Scores

Gurukula College – 199 (53) Praveen Nimesh 52, Kemira Nayanatharu 47, Rashmika Mewan 39, Yohan Liyanage 4/79, Punthila Samanthakumara 3/36, Hirujith Rasanjana 2/30
Thurstan College – 158/7 (40) Sanuth Nandinu 40, Ranesh Silva 25, Bawantha Jayasingha 24, Janitha Shehan 2/19, Thushara Madushan 2/33, Rishitha Sankalpa 2/35

Stumps – Day 01

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St. Joseph’s College, Colombo vs St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa
Group – Traditional
Venue – St. Sebastian’s College Ground
Toss – St Joseph’s College

Brief Scores

St. Joseph’s College – 197 (70.5) Sadeesh Jayawardena 81, Hiran Jayasundara 52, Kalana Sandeep 8/43
St. Sebastian’s College – 78/1 (22) Dunith Jayathunga 36*, Sukitha Prasanna 32* 

Stumps – Day 01



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