Two matches of the SLC Major Clubs Limited Overs Tournament worked off today (17th July) at Colombo.
Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club registered a thumping win over Badureliya Sports Club today at P. Sara Oval Grounds, Colombo. The half-centuries from Isuru Udana (51) and Raveen De Silva (50) helped the Tamil Union post 280/9 in the allotted 50 overs.
It was a walk-in-the-park victory for Tamil Union as their spinners Dilruwan Perera (5/08), Navod Paranavithana (2/08) and Dilum Sudeera (2/19) bowled brilliantly to restrict the opposition to just 82 runs, clinching a massive 198-run win.
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Colts Cricket Club also recorded a comprehensive win in their encounter against Bloomfield Cricket & Athletic Club today at Colts Ground, Colombo. Sheran Fonseka (53*) and Muditha Lakshan (5/23) were the chief architects of Colts victory.
Tamil Union Cricket & Athletic Club – 280/9 (50) Isuru Udana 51, Raveen De Silva 50, Shiran Fernando 35*, Ravindu Fernando 27, Sithara Hapuhinna 23, Dilruwan Perera 20, Ruchira Koshitha 3/46, Chthuranga De Silva 3/56, Thamindu Wickramarachchi 2/51
Badureliya Sports Club – 82 (28.5) Vihan Gunasekara 35, Dilruwan Perera 5/08, Navod Paranavithana 2/08, Dilum Sudeera 2/19
Result – Tamil Union C & AC won by 198 runs
Colts Cricket Club – 235/8 (50) Sheran Fonseka 53*, Sangeeth Cooray 47, Dhananjaya Lakshan 45, Ravindu Rasantha 32, Muditha Lakshan 27, Madawa Warnapura 4/45
Bloomfield Cricket & Athletic Club 113 (31) Yashpal Singh 33, Muditha Lakshan 5/23, Rohan Sanjaya 2/30, Akila Dananjaya 2/31
Result – Colts CC won by 122 runs