Eranga, Lahiru, Gayathra fifties drive Sri Sumangala on Day 1

72nd Battle of the Golds – Moratu Vidyalaya vs Sri Sumangala College


The 72nd Battle of the Golds between Moratu Vidyalaya, Moratuwa and Sri Sumangala College, Panadura commenced today (29th March) at De Soysa Stadium in Moratuwa. 

After been put into bat first, the boys from Panadura managed to post a solid total – 282/8 on the board for their first innings before calling the declaration. 

The opening batter Krishan Eranga (63), the middle order batters Vishwa Lahiru (52) and Kavindu Gayathra (84) stroked fine half-centuries to put their side on top in Day 1. 

Sanjana Senevirathne and Nishitha Dulanjana who grabbed 2 wickets each were the pick of the bowlers for the Moralians. 

In reply, Moratu Vidyalaya posted 23 runs for the loss of 1 wicket at the close of play on Day 1.  

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Brief Scores 


Sri Sumangala College – 282/d (82.3) Kavindu Gayathra 84, Krishan Eranga 63, Vishwa Lahiru 52, Duranka Silva 32, Neksha Iddamalgoda 23, Nishitha Dulanjana 2/53, Sanjana Senevirathne 2/73 

Moratu Vidyalaya – 23/1 (15)  


Stumps – Day 1