Lasith and Dulash excel on action packed day


Here’s the round-up of the SLC Premier League Tier ‘B’ tournament games, which began today around the Island.

Panadura vs Lankan CC

Being asked to bat first, the hosts Panadura SC were bowled out for a decent 218, after right arm seamer Dinushka Malan claimed 3 wickets early in the day. In reply, the visitors are in a strong position, with opener Lakshan Rodrigo making a quick-fire 63 off 46 deliveries.

Brief Scores

Panadura Sports Club 218 (60.1) Kashif Naveed 50, Sakuranga Fonseka 39, Rasika Fernando 39, Suresh Peiris 31, Vinodh Perera 23, Naveen Kavikara 4/80, Dinushka Malan 3/42, Chanaka Ruwansiri 2/31.

Lankan Cricket Club 142/3 (27) Lakshan Rodrigo 63*,Shasheen Fernando 28, Chanaka Ruwansiri 27*, Suresh Peiris 3/37.

Kalutara TC vs Kurunagala

The hosts had an improved batting effort comparing to the previous game, as they finished on 275 for 7 at close of play, in the game which started in Welagedara.

Brief Scores

Kurunagala Youth Cricket Club 275/7 (90) Damith Perera 88, Dhanushka Dharmasiri 52, Tharindu Dassanayake 46, Charith Mendis 28, Lakshan Jayasinghe 2/39, Matheesha Perera 2/66.

Police vs Galle

All-rounder Lasith Fernando produced a solid effort to put the lads from Galle in a commanding position after he took 5 wickets and stroked a classy 64 on the opening day in the game that was played at FTZ grounds.

Brief Scores

Police Sports Club 95 (27.3) Samith Dushantha 23, Gayan Sirisoma 5/29, Lasith Fernando 5/49.

Galle Cricket Club 193/4 (68) Lasith Fernando 64, Damitha Hunukumbura 53, Thilina Masmulla 26*, Chanaka Wijesinghe 22, Nimesh Vimukthi 2/60.

Air Force vs Navy

Air Force posted 304 as stand-in skipper Dulash Udayanga, smashed his second century of the season, in the game which commenced in Welisara. The hosts ended the day losing their  opener inside four overs.

Brief Scores

Air Force Sports Club 304 (83.5) Dulash Udayanga 115, Ravindu Gunawardene 40*, Chamikara Hewage 32, D Weeraratne 21, Tharushan Iddamalgoda 4/39, Sudaraka Dakshina 3/68, Nuwan Sampath 2/33.

Navy Sports Club 21/1 (4)