Defending champions and unbeaten St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya will meet Thurstan College, Colombo, runner up of the last season in the final of the Under 19 Inter Schools Division One Tier ‘B’ Limited Overs Cricket tournament on Sunday (4th December) at Colts CC.
St. Peter’s College was the champion of their group in the first round and won all 8 matches. St. Peter’s College beat Devapathiraja College, Rathgama in the quarter final and beat Mahinda College, Galle in the semifinal.
On the other hand, Thurstan College ranked 3rd place in their group and won only 6 matches in the first round and advanced to the quarter final. They beat their arch-rival Isipathana College, Colombo in the quarter final and beat St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa in the semifinal.
Nimuthu Gunawardana will lead St. Peter’s College while Shanikya Deshapriya will lead Thurstan College.
St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya squad: Nimuthu Gunawardana (Captain), Sanshay Gunatilake, Vishen Halambage, Oween Salgado, Rusanda Gamage, Shennon Rodrigo, Kavika Jayasundara, Lashmika Perera, Nathen David, Lakindu Sachin, Sean Robert, Ishira Ayupala, Dilana Damsara, Salith Gallage, Nitesh Fernando, Rithil Suraweera, Anupa Garumanne, Chamindu Perera, Shanaka Fernando (Head Coach), Manjuka Perera (Asst. Coach), Sunanda Fernando (Master in charge)
Thurstan College Squad: Shanikya Deshapriya (Captain), Vihas Thewmika, Thenuka Devapriya, Azeem Mohommed, Thanuga Palihawadana, Ushan Imesh, Duvinidu Nishan, Kavindu Prabath, Dulan De Alwis, Hasith Wickramasinghe, Senuth Hettiarachchi, Ramika Sonal, Vidath Balasooriya, Yonal Nanayakkara, Dineth Bandara, Vavindu Fernando, Vimukthi De Silva, Sipla Vidwath, Miyturu Navodya, Heshan Thilakarathne (Head Coach), Dumila Perera (Asst. Coach), Malaka Jayasinghe (Master in charge), Tharindu Karunanayake (Sports Coach)