Niroshan Dickwella masterclass hands NCC massive win

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The wicket-keeper batter Niroshan Dickwella’s stunning century helped Nondescripts Cricket Club register a massive win over Tamil Union Cricket & Athletic Club in their Group A encounter, played today (11th June) at NCC Grounds, Colombo.

After been put into bat first, NCC posted a mammoth score on the board – 359/8 thanks to Dickwella’s brilliant century. Opening the batting, Dickwella smashed 112 runs off 59 balls with 8 sixes and 8 fours at a strike rate of 189.83.

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The opening batter Lahiru Udara also stroked a blazing fifty – 88 runs off 54 balls with 12 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 162.96.

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In reply, the Tamil Union batting unit was bowled out for just 131 runs as the off-spinner Ashian Daniel starred with a four-wicket haul for NCC. The left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya and the seamer Chamika Karunaratne also bagged 2 wickets each.

Brief Scores 

 

Nondescripts Cricket Club – 359/8 (50) Niroshan Dickwella 112, Lahiru Udara 88, Chamika Gunasekara 51*, Kavin Bandara 42, Kamil Mishara 24, Sandun Weerakkody 2/29, Ayana Siriwardhana 2/44

 

Tamil Union Cricket & Athletic Club – 131 (19.4) Sineth Jayawardena 33, Sithara Hapuhinna 31, Ashian Daniel 4/41, Lasith Embuldeniya 2/8, Chamika Karunaratne 2/34

 

Result – NCC won by 228 runs