Yashodha Lanka ton powers Colts to dominant win

SLC Major Clubs 50 Overs Tournament 2024

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SLC Major Clubs 50 Overs Tournament

Five matches of SLC Major Clubs 50 Overs Tournament 2024 were worked off today (19th June) at several venues across the island. 

Yashodha Lanka struck a brilliant century to guide Colts Cricket Club to a dominant win over Kandy Customs Cricket Club in a rain-hit encounter played at Thurstan College Grounds, Colombo.

>>Madushka, Sandakan star in CCC’s third straight win<<

After being put into bat first in a rain-shortened game (30 overs per side), Colts CC posted a solid total of 236/6 on the board. Opening batter Lanka hit 138 runs off 80 balls with 10 fours and 9 sixes at a strike rate of 172.50.

In reply, Kandy Customs CC were restricted to 176/4 in the allotted 30 overs, handing a 72-run win (DLS) to Colts CC.

Ace Capital Cricket Club continued their winning streak in the tournament, claiming their fourth win against Chilaw Marians Cricket Club in their Group A encounter played today at Moratuwa.

Batting first, Chilaw Marians CC were bundled out for just 186 runs as Wanuja Sahan and Sithum Disanayaka ripped through their batting lineup, sharing 7 wickets between them.

>>Pawantha, Thanuka lead Ace Capital to second win<<

Due to the rain interruption, Ace Capital CC were set a target of 135 in 29 overs, which they chased down in the 28th over with 7 wickets in hand.

Brief Scores

Panadura Sports Club – 182/6 (43) Kanchana de Livera 59, Ramesh Nimantha 46*, Oshada Fernando 21, Ravishka Wijesiri 3/38

 

Ragama Cricket Club – 123/7 (24.3) Santhush Gunathilake 39, Ravindu Sembukutty 28, Nimesh Vimukthi 3/20, Vishwa Lahiru 2/13

 

Result – Ragama CC won by 3 wickets (DLS Method)

Chilaw Marians Cricket Club – 186 (44.3) Ashan Randika 62, Chathumal Nimesh 20, Wanuja Sahan 4/31, Sithum Disanayaka 3/45

 

Ace Capital Cricket Club – 137/3 (27.5) Sakuna Liyanage 44*, Thanuka Dabare 36, Sammu Ashan 31*, Chamod Sandaru 2/32

 

Result – Ace Capital CC won by 7 wickets (DLS Method)

Negombo Cricket Club – 55 (13.4) Lahiru Madushanka 2/5, Traveen Mathew 2/7, Jeffrey Vandersay 2/11, Sahan Nanayakkara 2/16

 

Bloomfield Cricket & Athletic Club – 59/5 (11.5) Warun Imeshan 2/15, Nishan Peiris 2/17

 

Result – Bloomfield C & AC won by 5 wickets

Colts Cricket Club – 236/6 (30) Yashodha Lanka 138, Sheran Fonseka 46, Muditha Lakshan 21*, Kaumal Nanayakkara 2/37, Usman Ishak 2/54

 

Kandy Customs Cricket Club – 176/4 (30) Salindu Pathirana 49*, Sasith Manuranga 46, Sahan Kosala 39, Thevindu Dickwella 25, Sanoj Darshika 2/25

 

Result – Colts CC won by 72 runs (DLS Method)

Badureliya Sports Club – 96 (36.3) Sonal Dinusha 3/23, Inuka Karannagoda 2/5, Isuru Udana 2/16

 

Colombo Cricket Club – 41/3 (8) Ruchira Koshitha 2/14

 

Result – No Result