U19 Cricket – Even honours at stumps

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Both Mahanama College and Lumbini College ended day 1 with equal satisfaction even though Lumbini College were restricted to a modest total as Niduka Welikala and Hashan Sandeepa shone with the ball.

Captain Malindu Maduranga of Mahinda College, won the toss and elected to field, on a bowler friendly track at the Colts grounds. The decision paid off duly as Mahanama College dismissed Lumbini for just 216 in 70.5 overs.

Captain Thanuka Dabare stood out with a solid half century while left handed batsman Charith Mihiranga managed 36 and Ravindu Sanjeewa contributed with 34 for Lumbini

Niduka Welikala (3/48) and Hashan Sandeepa (2/41) impressed with the ball dismissing Lumbini for a modest total.

In reply Mahanama College ended day one on 51 for the loss of 2 wickets with Kavindu Munasinghe not out on 31.

Brief Scores:

Lumbini – 206 all out in 70.1 overs. (Thanuka Dabare 50, Niduka Welikala 3/48, Hashan Sandeepa 2/41)

Mahanama – 51 for 2 in 16 overs. (Kavindu Munasinghe 31)