Udana, Daniel star in thrilling wins for Tamil Union & Colts

SLC Major Clubs T20 Tournament 2023


Four more games of the SLC Major Clubs T20 Tournament were held today (30th May), at NCC and CCC Grounds in Colombo.

Ace Capital CC vs Kurunegala YCC

Ace Capital Cricket Club secured a comfortable 62-run by beating Kurunegala Youth CC at CCC Grounds in Colombo.

After putting Ace Capital CC to bat first, they managed to post 190/7 in the 20 overs. Opening batsman Thanuka Dabare stroked a fifty, while Dilanka Auwardt bagged 4/36 with the ball.

However, Kurunegala YCC was unable to get anywhere close to  the target as they posted only 128/6 by handing a comfortable win for their oppositions.

Sinhalese SC vs Tamil Union C & AC

Tamil Union C & AC secured a thrilling win against Sinhalese Sports Club by 4 wickets at NCC Grounds in Colombo.

After having won the toss, Tamil Union C & AC invited SSC to bat first. Avishka Fernando and Krishan Sanjula stroked half-centuries as SSC posted 178 by losing just one wicket.

Tamil Union C & AC somehow pulled off a thrilling win courtesy of Isuru Udana’s 10-ball 28*. Earlier, Navod Paranavithana smashed a 24-ball 56, while Prabath Jayasuriya picked 3/17.

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Bloomfield C & AC vs Colts CC

Colts CC beat Bloomfield C & AC by 3 wickets to win their first game at CCC Grounds in Colombo.

After asking to bat first, Bloomfield C & AC posted 171/9, with Ashan Fernando scoring a fifty while Udith Madushan, Muditha Lakshan, Dhananjaya Lakshan and Akila Dananjaya bagging a couple of wickets each.

Colts CC reached their target off the last ball to clinch a thriller. Jehan Daniel was the star with the bat as he played a superb knock of 82 off just 43.

Sebastianites C & AC vs Ragama CC

Sebastianites C & AC registered a 14-run win over Ragama CC at NCC Grounds in Colombo.

After opting to bat first, Sebastianites C & AC posted 154/6 in their 20 overs. Sachitha Jayathilake was their top scorer with 63 runs, while Isiwara Dissanayake also stroked a fifty.

Ragama CC was unable to chase that down and only managed to get 140/9. Charith Rajapaksha bagged 4/30, while Chamikara Edirisinghe picked 3/12 as well.

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Brief Scores:

Ace Capital CC 190/7 (20) Thanuka Dabare 56, Ravindu Rathnayake 36*, Roshan Jayatissa 28, Dilanka Auwardt 4/36

Kurunegala YCC 128/6 (20) Amesh Thennakoon 30, Naveen Fernando 29, Sithum Dissanayake 1/11, Theeraka Ranathunga 1/13

Result: Ace Capital CC won by 62 runs

Sinhalese SC 178/1 (20) Avishka Fernando 73, Krishan Sanjula 64*, Shevon Daniel 31*, Shiran Fernando 1/42

Tamil Union C & AC 182/6 (19.5) Navod Paranavithana 56, Ravindu Fernando 30, Isuru Udana 28*, Prabath Jayasuriya 3/17

Result: Tamil Union C & AC won by 4 wickets

Bloomfield C & AC 171/9 (20) Ashan Fernando 50, Sandun Weerakkody 45, Udith Madushan 2/21, Muditha Lakshan 2/23

Colts CC 172/7 (20) Jehan Daniel 82, Yashoda Lanka 45, Lahiru Madushanka 2/32, Manelker De Silva 2/43

Result: Colts CC won by 3 wickets

Sebastianites C & AC 154/6 (20) Sachitha Jayathilake 63*, Isiwara Dissanayake 55, Santhush Gunathilake 2/36

Ragama CC 140/9 (20) Saminda Fernando 31, Binura Fernando 20, Charith Rajapaksha 4/30, Chamikara Edirisinghe 3/12

Result: Sebastianites C & AC won by 14 runs

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