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Bandara, Jayasena score fifties on day 1

SLC Major Clubs U23 Tournament 2023

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The Final of the SLC Major Clubs U23 Tournament 2023 commenced today (21st March) at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, between Ragama Cricket Club and Moors Sports Club.

After deciding to bat first, Ragama CC lost their first 4 wickets with just 69 runs on the board. However, Ranmith Jayasena joined Dulaj Bandara for the 5th wicket to put on a crucial 93-run partnership. Left-arm orthodox bowler Theesan Vithusan provided the breakthrough as he removed Bandara after scoring 73 as the top scorer.

Unfortunately, set batsman Jayasena was run out after striking a valuable 72 runs. Skipper Dellon Peiris added 27 runs, while Shashika Dulshan remained not out on 29.

When the stumps had been called on Day 1, Ragama were on 258/8 and eyeing adding another useful 30-40 runs to take their total to the 300-run mark. In the bowling department, Vithusan was the pick of the bowlers with 3/90, while Dinuka Dilshan took 2 wickets as well.

So, an exciting Day 2 is definitely coming up – it will be a thrilling match to see who will be crowned as the champions.

Brief Scores:

Ragama Cricket Club 258/8 (91) Dulaj Bandara 73, Ranmith Jayasena 72, Shashika Dulshan 29*, Dellon Peiris 27, Theesan Vithusan 3/90, Dinuka Dilshan 2/19

Day 1 Stumps 

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Result

Match drawn

Ragama Cricket Club
293/10 (101.5)

Moors Sports Club
298/9 (62.5)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Yohan Liyanage c Yashitha Samararathne b Dinuka Dilshan 2 9 0 0 22.22
Nushal Dharmarathna c & b Dinuka Dilshan 10 34 2 0 29.41
Dulaj Bandara c Mohammed Shamaaz b Theesan Vithusan 73 150 5 0 48.67
Avishka Tharindu c Imithiyaz Slaza b Janishka Perera 8 25 1 0 32.00
Lahiru Dewatage c Mohammed Shamaaz b Theesan Vithusan 17 40 2 0 42.50
Ranmith Jayasena run out (Mohammed Shamaaz) 72 117 6 0 61.54
Dellon Peiris c Sohan de Livera b Theesan Vithusan 27 46 3 0 58.70
Shashika Dulshan c Omesh Mendis b Theesan Vithusan 52 104 4 1 50.00
Kalhara Senarathna c Janishka Perera b Imithiyaz Slaza 5 26 0 0 19.23
Ashan Fernando not out 15 58 2 0 25.86
Eshan Malinga c Janishka Perera b Theesan Vithusan 1 2 0 0 50.00


Extras 11 (b 4 , lb 6 , nb 0, w 1, pen 0)
Total 293/10 (101.5 Overs, RR: 2.88)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Dinuka Dilshan 9 3 19 2 2.11
Sisitha Madanayaka 3 1 8 0 2.67
Janishka Perera 17 2 43 1 2.53
Imithiyaz Slaza 30 5 97 1 3.23
Theesan Vithusan 36.5 4 102 5 2.79
Shakour Razni 6 0 14 0 2.33


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Dinuka Dilshan c Kaveesha Dulanjana b Dellon Peiris 44 54 6 0 81.48
Omesh Mendis c Ranmith Jayasena b Kalhara Senarathna 0 1 0 0 0.00
Sohan de Livera c Kaveesha Dulanjana b Dellon Peiris 72 57 7 2 126.32
Janishka Perera c Dulaj Bandara b Shashika Dulshan 72 128 6 0 56.25
Mohammed Shamaaz c Ranmith Jayasena b Dellon Peiris 73 87 3 3 83.91
Risira Weerasuriya c Lahiru Dewatage b Shashika Dulshan 4 6 1 0 66.67
Shakour Razni not out 14 16 1 1 87.50
Razeen Ramlan st Lahiru Dewatage b Dellon Peiris 1 7 0 0 14.29
Imithiyaz Slaza c Kalhara Senarathna b Dellon Peiris 0 1 0 0 0.00
Sisitha Madanayaka b Shashika Dulshan 12 23 0 0 52.17
Theesan Vithusan not out 0 1 0 0 0.00


Extras 6 (b 1 , lb 1 , nb 4, w 0, pen 0)
Total 298/9 (62.5 Overs, RR: 4.74)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Kalhara Senarathna 3 0 31 1 10.33
Eshan Malinga 8 2 30 0 3.75
Shashika Dulshan 22 1 92 3 4.18
Dellon Peiris 20.5 2 102 5 4.98
Yohan Liyanage 4 0 21 0 5.25
Ashan Fernando 5 0 20 0 4.00