Pushpakumara claims 6 on a batsman dominated day


All three matches played in the SLC Major League Tournament today the 13th March saw the batsmen put on commendable performances from all teams while Malinda Pushpakumar was the man who staged a stand-alone bowling performance.

Ragama CC & Chilaw Marians clinch big wins amidst poised battles between bat and ball.

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Army Cricket Club Vs Colombo Cricket Club

Batting first, Army posted a competitive total of 233 runs in their first inning. Left-hander Lakshan Edirisinghe was the top scorer of the inning with 69 runs while skipper Asela Gunarathne (37) and all-rounder Dushan Vimukthi (33) chipped in with valuable 30s. The two national caps Malinda Pushpakumara and Ashan Priyanjan were the top performers with the ball for Colombo CC, The former picked a 6 wicket haul while the latter claimed 3 wickets to his name. In Reply, Colombo CC were in a spot of trouble as they were 3 wickets down for just 60 runs at the close of play for day 1.

Army Cricket Club 233 (69.2) Lakshan Edirisinghe 69, Asela Gunaratne 37, Dushan Vimukthi 33, Gihan Koralage 29, Ashan Randika 27, Malinda Pushpakumara 6/85, Ashan Priyanjan 3/43

Colombo Cricket Club 60/3 (18) Sonal Dinusha 23, Dushan Vimukthi 3/17


Sinhalese Sports Club Vs Moors Sports Club

Fifties from their top guns Charith Asalanka and Sandun Weerakkody helped SSC post 284 runs for their first inning. Former Sri Lanka youth cricketers Praveen Jayawickrama and Ayana Siriwardena claimed 3 wickets each or Moors. Getting off to a flying start, Moors were 119/2 in just 27 overs at stumps on day 1. Skipper Pabasara Waduge led the charge for the Moors with an unbeaten 64 while opener Dinuka Dilshan perished for 36.

Roshen Silva, Nishan Madhushka score big; Ragama put on a run marathon

Six matches of Tier A of the SLC Major League Tournament were played today, while six more matches in Tier B…….

Sinhalese Sports Club 284 (62.1) Charith Asalanka 60, Sandun Weerakkody 53, Nuwnidu Fernando 43, Akash Senaratne 37, Tharindu Ratnayake 24, Sammu Ashan 24, Praveen Jayawickrama 3/47, Ayana Siriwardhane 3/51, Kavishka Anjula 2/56, Sachithra Serasinghe 2/57

Moors Sports Club 119/2 (27) Pabasara Waduge 64*, Dinuka Dilshan 36


Negombo Cricket Club Vs Colombo Colts Cricket Club

A Confidence boosting 73 from the experienced Madawa Warnapura and a resilient knock of 65 from young Lakshitha Rasanjana coming late down the order, paved the way for a challenging 294 runs in their first inning for Negombo after a collapse in the top order. Nisala Tharaka picked 3 wickets for the Colts while off-spinner Akila Dhananjaya picked 2 wickets.

Negombo Cricket Club 294 (82.1) Madawa Warnapura 73, Lakshitha Manasinghe 65, Upul Indrasiri 29, Roscoe Thattil 26, Pasindu Isira 22, Nisala Tharaka 3/56, Dilshan Madushanka 2/30, Akila Dananjaya 2/87

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