Thikshila De Silva blitz powers Chilaw CC to win

Major Club Limited Over Tournament 2021/22

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Six matches of the SLC Major Club Limited Over Tournament worked off today at several venues across the island. Thikshila De Silva’s blistering ton for Chilaw Marians Cricket Club was the highlight of the day.

Thikshila De Silva of Chilaw Marians CC was the standout performer of the day as he smashed 106 runs off just 65 balls with 6 fours and 8 sixes at a strike rate of 163.07 guiding his club to a comprehensive win over Police SC.

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Sri Lanka capped all-rounder Asela Gunaratne also stood out with the bat scoring an eye-catching half-century for Army CC while.

Apart from them, Sachitha Jayathilake (61*) of Sebastianites, Sithara Gimhan (51) of Saracens, Kemira Wijenayake (50) of Air Force, Kasun Vidura (60) of Chilaw Marians, Chathuranga Kumara (52) of Police SC and Lakshan Edirisinghe (59*) of Army CC delivered with the bat for their respective clubs.

The bowlers also had some decent outings today as Aravind Premaratne (5/38) of Air Force SC, Dushan Hemantha (6/28) of BRC and Shehada Soyza (5/37) of Army CC returned with noteworthy performances with the ball.

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Brief Scores

Sebastianites Cricket & Athletic Club 170 (31.5) Sachitha Jayathilake 61*, Adeesha Nanayakkara 38, Manoj Sarathchandra 22, Udith Madushan 4/56, Akash Senaratne 2/25

Saracens Sports Club 171/3 (31) Sithara Gimhan 51, Navindu Vithanage 41*, Nipun Karunanayake 38, Promod Maduwantha 29*, Chamikara Edirisinghe 1/23

Result – Saracens SC won by 7 wickets


Colombo Cricket Club 187 (50) Lasith Abeyratne 47, Ashan Priyanjan 38, Ron Chandraguptha 31, Chamindu Wijesinghe 27, Aravinda Premaratne 5/38, Madushanka Premaratne 2/44

Air Force Sports Club 146 (46.1) Kemira Wijenayake 50, Movin Subasingha 26, Sonal Dinusha 3/17, Malinda Pushpakumara 3/25, Ashan Priyanjan 2/28

Result – CCC won by 41 runs


Chilaw Marians Cricket Club 275 (49) Thikshila De Silva 106*, Kasun Vidura 60, Lasith Croospulle 22, Chathuranga Kumara 2/05, Nisala Tharaka 2/58

Police Sports Club 221 (45) Chathuranga Kumara 52, Ashen Bandara 46, Denuwan Rajakaruna 41, Nadeera Balasooriya 32, Avindu Theekshana 3/38, Kasun Vidura 2/19, Kamindu Mendis 2/39

Result – Chilaw Marians CC won by 54 runs


Burgher Recreation Club 101 (30.4) Dan Mousley 21, Ravindra Karunaratne 3/19, Sachithra Perera 2/18, Umega Chaturanga 2/20

Kandy Customs Sports Club 103/9 (36.1) Minhaj Jalill 21, Dushan Hemantha 6/28, Dan Mousley 2/27

Result – Kandy Customs SC won by 1 wicket


Navy Sports Club 139 (39.5) Madura Madushanka 23, Suhanga Wijewardana 23, Thushara Madushanka 20, Shehada Zoysa 5/37, Asela Gunaratne 2/13, Seekkuge Prasanna 2/25

Army Cricket Club 140/3 (31) Asela Gunaratne 59*, Lakshan Edirisinghe 59*, Pasindu Madushan 2/28

Result – Army CC won by 7 wickets


Kalutara Town Club – 88 (26.4) Asantha Basnayake 18, Raveen Sayer 2/11, Ranitha Liyanarachchi 2/16, Naveen Fernando 2/23

Nugegoda Sports & Welfare Club 89/5 (18.5) Nimesha Gunasinghe 28, Dilan Jayalath 21, Inshaka Siriwardena 2/34, Mahesh Priyadarshana 2/40

Result – Nugegoda S & WC won by 5 wickets