Singer Sri Lanka’s medium pacer Rajitha Priyan took the weekend’s spotlight with an incredible bowling performance of 7 wickets for 49 runs in the ongoing 03rd Fair & Lovely Men – MCA “B” division 50 Over League Tournament 2020, which continued on the 12th & 13th of October.
Singer Sri Lanka beat Pyramid Wilmer by 07 runs according to the D/L method thus registering their 2nd win on the trot. Singer chasing a target of 219 runs in 50 overs, was 141 for 4 in 36 overs, when bad light halted play.
Singer’s 05th wicket pair, Navidu Nirmal (45*) & Geeth Kumar (32*) kept the score board ticking with an unbroken stand of 72 runs in 114 balls which helped them to beat the weather & the D/L par score of 135 runs.
The weekend’s batting highlight was Pyramid Wilmer’s one down batsman, Suboda Lakmal who top scored with a sedate 83 runs, in 133 balls, inclusive of 10 fours.
MAS Silueta too registered their 02nd successive win with a convincing 06 wicket win over HNB.
In a low scoring game, CDB registered a comfortable 07 wicket win over Unilever; this was CDB’s first win, after a no result versus Pyramid Wilmer and the loss over Singer SL.
At BRC: Singer Sri Lanka beat Pyramid Wilmer by 07 runs (D&L method)
Pyramid Wilmer – 218 (49.3) (Subodha Lakmal 83, Vishad Randika 34, Brian Paul 30 Rajitha Priyan 7/49).
Singer SL – 141 /4 (36) (N. Nirmal 45*, Geeth Kumar 32*, L. Lakshan 26, L. Fernando 2/35, U. Nishan 2/10)
At De Soysa ground, Moratuwa: CDB beat Unilever by 07 wickets.
Unilever – 102 (41.1) (g. Rupasinghe 29, Lahiru Hiranya 21, R. Fernando 2/19, S. Jayawardena 2/12, Madushan Ravichandrakumar 2/03)
CDB – 106/3 (22.3) (Nimantha Perera 28, Chathuranga Dikkumbura 22, Harsha Vithana 21*, Gayan Rupasinghe 2/29.
At Dombagoda: MAS Silueta beat HNB by 06 wickets.
HNB – 153 (37.3) (Deshan Dias 43, M. Warnapura 26, Lakshitha Rasanjana 23, D. Hemantha 3/16, Irosh Samarasooriya 2/16, D. Lakshan 2/28)
MAS Silueta- 155 /4 (27.4) (Pabasara Waduge 53, Irosh Samarasooriya 40, Sangeeth Cooray 20, Sajeewa Weerakoon 2/48)
The tournament will be continued on Wednesday, 16th October with a card of 03 matches: MAS Silueta Vs. CDB at Colts; Pyramid Wilmer Vs. Asia Asset Finance at BRC & Singer Vs. HNB at Dombagoda