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Dilana Damsara’s Century carried the Peterites innings on Day 01

90th Battle of the Saints – Day 01

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St. Joseph’s College went to take on St. Peter’s College at the 90th edition of the Battle of the Saints at SSC grounds today (22nd of March) in Day 01 action. Lahiru Amarasekara, the skipper of St. Joseph’s College, won the toss and chose to field first, inviting the Peterites to put runs on the board.  

St. Peter’s College Under-19 Team – Vishen Halambage (captain), Oween Salgadu, Dilan Damsara, Rusanda Gamage, Shannon Rodrigo, Lasmika Perera, Nathan David (wicketkeeper), Ishira Ayupala, Joshua Sebastian, Asadisa De Silva, Rithila Suraweera. 

St. Joseph’s College Under-19 Team – Lahiru Amarasekara (captain), Avisha Samash, Abhishek Jayaweera, Hirun Kapurubandara, Hiran Jayasundara (wicketkeeper), Yenula Devthusa, Dunik Perera, Dinuk Serasinghe, Manasa Madhubhasana, Rishma Amarasinghe, Senuja Wekunegoda. 

Oween Salgoda and Dilana Damsara put up a mammoth partnership for the first wicket of 108 to give the boys from Bambalapitiya a solid start. Dilina Damsara scored his maiden big match century today, scoring 103 runs from 150 deliveries. It was included with 8 fours and 4 sixers in his innings. Oween just fell short of a big match half-century at 46 runs.  

After batting 60 overs as per instructions, Peterites went to declaration at 270 runs for the loss of 9 wickets for their 1st innings. Yenula Dewthusa of St. Joseph’s College bowled a brilliant spell of 4 wickets for 74 runs after bowling 18 overs with an economy of 4.11. Maanasa Madubashana supported him from the other end, taking 3 wickets for 69 runs. 

Josephians scored 91 runs for the loss of 1 wicket in their first innings on Day 01 of the Battle of the Saints after playing for 22.3 overs. The play was stopped due to bad light. Hiran Jayasundara scored a quick half-century to end the day, scoring 53 off 61 balls, which included 3 sixers so far. Jayaweera and Jayasundara are to continue the Josephian innings from tomorrow onwards at SSC grounds. Joshua Sebastian was the only wicket taker for St. Peter’s at Day 01. 

Brief scorecard of the match 

St. Peter’s College – First innings 270 for 9 (60.0)
Owen Salgado 46, Dylan Damsara 103, Nathan David 35, Ishira Ayupala 21
Manasa Madhubhasana 3/69, Yenula Devthusa 4/74 

St Joseph’s College – 91 for 1st innings (22.3)
Abhishek Jayaweera 23 not out, Hirun Kapurubandara 53 not out 

Stay tuned for more cricketing updates of the 90TH Battle of the Saints from Sri Lanka’s number 01 sports channel Thepapare. 

Result

Match drawn

St. Joseph’s College
228/5 (49) & 75/1 (13)

St. Peter’s College
270/9 (60) & 204/9 (63)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Oween Salgado b Aveesha Samash 46 79 7 0 58.23
Dilana Damsara c Hiran Jaysundara b Yenula Dewthusa 103 150 8 4 68.67
Vishen Helambage run out (Yenula Dewthusa) 8 5 2 0 160.00
Rusanda Gamage c Yenula Dewthusa b Maanasa Madubashana 4 7 0 0 57.14
Shenon Rodrigo c Yenula Dewthusa b Maanasa Madubashana 14 15 2 0 93.33
Lashmika Perera c Hiran Jaysundara b Yenula Dewthusa 9 12 1 0 75.00
Nathen David lbw b Yenula Dewthusa 35 46 5 0 76.09
Ishira Ayupala c Dunick Perera b Yenula Dewthusa 21 33 0 0 63.64
Joshua Sebastian st Hiran Jaysundara b Maanasa Madubashana 8 3 2 0 266.67
Asadisa De Silva not out 4 7 0 0 57.14
Rithil Suraweera not out 5 3 1 0 166.67


Extras 13 (b 3 , lb 2 , nb 0, w 8, pen 0)
Total 270/9 (60 Overs, RR: 4.5)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Dunick Perera 3 0 14 0 4.67
Dinuk Serasinghe 4 0 21 0 5.25
Lahiru Amarasekara 17 3 65 0 3.82
Maanasa Madubashana 15 0 69 3 4.60
Yenula Dewthusa 18 1 74 4 4.11
Aveesha Samash 3 0 22 1 7.33
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Aveesha Samash c Lashmika Perera b Joshua Sebastian 4 7 0 0 57.14
Abishek Jayaweera not out 80 151 4 1 52.98
Hirun Kapurubandara c Dilana Damsara b Vishen Helambage 94 108 9 4 87.04
Hiran Jaysundara c Joshua Sebastian b Shenon Rodrigo 5 11 0 0 45.45
Rishma Amarasinghe c Nathen David b Vishen Helambage 2 7 0 0 28.57
Maanasa Madubashana lbw b Vishen Helambage 6 6 1 0 100.00
Senuja Wakunugoda not out 9 15 0 0 60.00


Extras 28 (b 4 , lb 7 , nb 11, w 6, pen 0)
Total 228/5 (49 Overs, RR: 4.65)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Shenon Rodrigo 18 1 63 1 3.50
Joshua Sebastian 5 0 14 1 2.80
Vishen Helambage 12 0 66 3 5.50
Ishira Ayupala 6 0 33 0 5.50
Rithil Suraweera 1 0 7 0 7.00
Lashmika Perera 6 0 26 0 4.33
Rusanda Gamage 1 0 8 0 8.00
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Oween Salgado b Maanasa Madubashana 15 35 2 0 42.86
Dilana Damsara b Maanasa Madubashana 65 120 5 1 54.17
Vishen Helambage st Hiran Jaysundara b Yenula Dewthusa 25 15 2 2 166.67
Rusanda Gamage c Rishma Amarasinghe b Yenula Dewthusa 8 9 1 0 88.89
Shenon Rodrigo st Hiran Jaysundara b Maanasa Madubashana 4 18 0 0 22.22
Asadisa De Silva lbw b Maanasa Madubashana 21 41 3 0 51.22
Joshua Sebastian c Hiran Jaysundara b Yenula Dewthusa 19 29 2 0 65.52
Lashmika Perera c Lahiru Amarasekara b Dinuk Serasinghe 1 11 0 0 9.09
Nathen David run out (Senuja Wakunugoda) 2 13 0 0 15.38
Ishira Ayupala not out 21 40 0 0 52.50
Rithil Suraweera not out 15 48 2 0 31.25


Extras 8 (b 0 , lb 4 , nb 1, w 3, pen 0)
Total 204/9 (63 Overs, RR: 3.24)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Lahiru Amarasekara 16 3 47 0 2.94
Dunick Perera 5 1 8 0 1.60
Yenula Dewthusa 17 3 52 3 3.06
Maanasa Madubashana 17 0 66 4 3.88
Hirun Kapurubandara 1 0 6 0 6.00
Dinuk Serasinghe 6 1 14 1 2.33
Aveesha Samash 1 0 7 0 7.00


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Hiran Jaysundara not out 38 42 4 0 90.48
Aveesha Samash lbw b Vishen Helambage 6 7 1 0 85.71
Hirun Kapurubandara not out 27 31 1 1 87.10


Extras 4 (b 1 , lb 1 , nb 2, w 0, pen 0)
Total 75/1 (13 Overs, RR: 5.77)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Shenon Rodrigo 7 0 37 0 5.29
Vishen Helambage 6 0 36 1 6.00