Lahiru Milantha smacks a double ton vs Lankans CC

SLC Major League Tier ‘A’ & Tier 'B' tournament

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Two group stage matches from Tier A and Tier B of the SLC Major League tournament were held today at Colombo and Maggona. The day belonged to Badureliya wicket-keeper Lahiru Milantha who scored a 252 off 314 balls registering this season’s 3rd double ton.

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Tier A

Lankan Cricket Club vs Badureliya Cricket Club

Group – B

  • Toss – Badureliya Cricket Club
  • Venue – Surrey Village Ground, Maggona

25-year old Lahiru Milantha scored his highest score in first-class cricket today, 5th February 2020, as Badureliya Cricket Club earned the first-innings victory over Lankans CC. Milantha smacked a blistering 252 guiding his club to 648 as they were chasing Lankans 1st innings total of 429.

Milantha was well-supported by Pakistani batsman Shahid Yousuf who stroked a century of his own before being dismissed for 124. Earlier in the match, Risith Upamal stroked a century as Lankans CC set the first innings score of 429.

The match was concluded as a drawn contest but more bonus points were won by Badureliya CC.

Brief Scores

Lankan Cricket Club – 429 (126) Risith Upamal 111, Damitha Silva 82, Chanaka Ruwansiri 58, Geeth Kumara 40, Kasun Abeyrathne 30, Udith Madushan 29, Lahiru Samarakoon 4/86, Thilakarathne Sampath 3/75

Badureliya Cricket Club – 648/8d (138.4) Lahiru Milantha 252, Shahid Yousuf 124, Asanka Silva 61, Dushan Hemantha 51*, Yashoda Lanka 46, Bravish Shetty 35, Salinda Ushan 28, Lahiru Samarakoon 23*, Udith Madushan 2/114

Match Drawn

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Tier B

Kalutara Town Club vs Police Sports Club

  • Toss – Police Sports Club
  • Venue – Police Park, Colombo

Police SC were in control at the end of the day of the Tier B fixture against Kaluthara TC as the Cops were behind Kaluthara TC’s first innings total by 80 runs with 9 wickets in hand. 

Photos: Police SC vs Kalutara TC – Major League Tier B Tournament 2019/20

Former Anandian Asel Sigera was the chief destroyer of Kaluthara TC innings as he picked up 4 wickets, while the left-arm seamer from Trincomalee, Mohommed Faheem chipped in with 3 wickets.

Madushanka Zoysa for Police SC was unbeaten on 46 at stumps.

Brief Scores

Kalutara Town Club – 160 (65.1) Hasith Nirmal 45, R Punchihewa 37, Naved Sarwar 21, Asel Sigera 4/30, Mohommed Faheem 3/43, Sujan Mayura 2/21

Police Sports Club – 80/1 (22) Madusanka Zoysa 46*, Lakshan Rodrigo 25

Stumps – Day 1

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