Lasith Croospulle & Kamindu Mendis pilot Chilaw Marians to win

Major Club Limited Over Tournament 2021/22

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Only three matches in the SLC Major Club Limited Over Tournament worked off today as the rain-interrupted play once more calling off other encounters scheduled to play today. Chilaw Marians CC, Army CC & Sebastianites C & AC ended up victorious in their respective encounters played today.

The right-hand batter Lasith Croospulle’s 70-ball 61 runs and spinner Kamindu Mendis’ 3 wicket haul with the ball pilot Chilaw Marians CC to a comprehensive win over Badureliya CC in their Group B encounter worked off today at Maggona.

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The Group A encounter between Nugegoda S&WC and Army CC was hampered by the rain but the latter managed to win the contest by 16 runs as per the D/L method. Ashan Randika who top-scored for Army CC with a 49-run knock and Shehada Zoysa who picked up 2 wickets for 31 runs were the cornerstones of their victory.

The Group B encounter between Police SC and Sebatianites C &AC also witnessed a ran-curtailed game at Moratuwa. The 30-over encounter ended in a thrilling finish as Sebastianites registered a 2-run win as per the D/L method.

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Nisala Tharaka (3/23) and Nalin Priyadarshana (3/36) stole the limelight with the ball for Sebastianites while Maduranga Zoysa delivered with the bat scoring a match-winning 41-run knock.

Brief Scores

Chilaw Marians Cricket Club 175 (44.2) Lasith Croospulle 61, Vishva Chathuranga 44, Rumesh Buddika 20, Ruchira Koshitha 3/31, Imesh Udayanga 3/35, Alankara Asanka Silva 3/37

Badureliya Cricket Club 95 (34.2) Jeevan Mendis 34, Kamindu Mendis 3/26, Dasun Senevirathna 2/07

Result – Chilaw Marians CC won by 80 runs

Nugegoda Sports & Welfare Club 188/6 (50) Nimesha Gunasinghe 69*, Lahiru Jayakody 28, Malinga Maligaspe 20, Shehada Zoysa 2/31

Army Cricket Club 109/4 (22.1) Ashan Randika 49, Lakshan Edirisinghe 24, Navin Kavikara 3/19

Result – Army CC won by 16 runs (D/L Method) 

Sebastianites Cricket & Athletic Club 179/8 (36) Sacha De Alwis 66, Manoj Sarathchandra 32, Madushan Ravichandrakumar 29, Nisala Tharaka 3/23, Nalin Priyadarshana 3/36, Asel Sigera 2/37

Police Sports Club 147/7 (30) Maduranga Zoysa 41, Tillakaratne Sampath 39, Chamara Silva 26, Madushan Ravichandrakumar 2/20

Result – Sebastianites C & AC won by 2 runs (D/L Method)