CCC, Chilaw record innings wins amidst a multitude of tons

SLC MAJOR LEAGUE TOURNAMENT 2019/20 - TIER A

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Six matches of the SLC major league tournament – tier A were played across several venues of the country today the 15th March. Four out of the six matches came to conclusion with two of them ending in draws while Chilaw Marians CC & Colombo CC earned innings wins out of their fixtures.

Sebastianites, Kandy Customs, Galle CC & Kurunegala YCC register wins

Lankan Cricket Club Vs Chilaw Marians Cricket Club

Overseas player Sagar Udeshi led the Chilaw bowling charge with a six-fer to bundle Lankan CC for a paltry 126. After which, the trend continued for Chilaw as yet another overseas player Sumit Ghadhigaonkar topped the batting cards for them with a brilliant 149 while National caps Oshadha Fernando and Kamindu Mendis unfortunately perished in the ’80s after making promising starts. Eventually, Chilaw Marians declared at 432 for 8 putting the Lankans 306 runs behind. Lankan CC were only able to accumulate 156 runs of their 306 runs lead which handed Chilaw Marians a win by an inning and 150 runs.

Lankan Cricket Club 126 (43.1)

Kasun Abeyrathne 43, Sagar Udeshi 6/58, Asitha Fernando 2/35

& 156 (34.3) 

Primosh Perera 51, Geeth Kumara 28, Sagar Udeshi 6/42, Nimesh Vimukthi 2/28

Vs

Chilaw Marians Cricket Club 432/8d (86)

Sumit Ghadigaonkar 149, Kamindu Mendis 88, Oshada Fernando 84, Lasith Croospulle 26, Chaturanga Kumara 21*, Nadeera Balasooriya 3/69, Chanaka Ruwansiri 3/96

CHILAW WON BY AN INNINGS & 150 RUNS


Army Cricket Club Vs Colombo Cricket Club

Malinda Pushpakumara’s 6 wicket haul helped CCC to rout the Army batting line up for just 236 runs at Panagoda. In reply, Colombo CC posted a hefty 410 runs, courtesy of young Kavindu Nadeeshan’s maiden first class century and fifties from the skipper Ashan Priyanjan and Lahiru Madhushanka. Army fell 8 runs short of the 177 run lead posted by CCC perishing to an innings defeat at their own den.

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 

& 169 (57.1) 

Asela Gunarathne 70, Dushan Vimukthi 25, Yasoda Mendis 21, Lahiru Gamage 7/47, Lahiru Madushanka 2/30

Vs

Colombo Cricket Club 410 (110.2) 

Kavindu Nadeeshan 122, Lahiru Madushanka 53, Ashan Priyanjan 50, Malinda Pushpakumara 39*, Menelker De Silva 33, Sonal Dinusha 23, Dushan Vimukthi 5/123, Yasoda Mendis 2/57

CCC WON BY AN INNINGS & 8 RUNS


Sinhalese Sports Club Vs Moors Sports Club

A total of 1183 runs were scored in a run fest of a match at moors where both sides were competent with their bat which hindered the chances of seeing a result to this match. Moors were handed a target of 388 runs to chase down in the fourth inning were 55 runs behind while SSC were in need of just 1 wicket to clinch the game, neither of which happened ending the nailbiter as a drawn encounter. Sammu Ashan scored a century for SSC in the second inning while Charith Asalanka struck twin fifties in both the innings while Skipper Pabasara Waduge led the batting with a 132 & 96 in both innings for the Moors.

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

& 335/9d (66) 

Sammu Ashan 144, Charith Asalanka 77, Krishan Sanjula 71*, Praveen Jayawickrama 4/89, Sachithra Serasinghe 2/60

Vs

Moors Sports Club 231 (57.3) 

Pabasara Waduge 132, Dinuka Dilshan 36, Adeesha Thilanchana 29, Akash Senaratne 4/15, Jeffrey Vandersay 3/76, Himesh Ramanayake 2/21 

& 333/9 (79) 

Sachithra Serasinghe 104*, Pabasara Waduge 96, Dinuka Dilshan 31, Kavishka Anjula 33*, Tharindu Rathnayake 3/83, Jeffrey Vandersay 2/80

MATCH DRAWN

Total of 11 centuries recorded; Bloomfield out-bowl Navy within one day


Negombo Cricket Club Vs Colombo Colts Cricket Club

An important 130 from the bat of Santhush Gunathilaka helped Colombo Colts CC to better the 294 runs posted by Negombo CC with a lead of 105 runs, afterwhich, the lads from Negombo further added 238 runs with their second inning to set a target of 133 runs for the Colts to chase down. Colts were 88 for 6 when the stumps were called ending the match in a draw.

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 

& 238/8 d (41.3) 

Saad Nazim 79, Pasindu Lakshanka 69, Madawa Warnapura 42, Dilshan Madushanka 6/33

Vs

Colombo Colts Cricket Club 399 (108.4) 

Santhush Gunathilaka 130, Vishad Randika 68, Priyamal Perera 42, Sangeeth Cooray 40, Nisala Tharaka 29, Akila Dananjaya 26, Nalin Priyadarshana 23, Dilshan Munaweera 3/48, Sahan Adeesha 2/82, Roshen Fernando 2/67 

& 81/6 (28) 

Santhush Gunathilake 37, Roshen Fernando 2/11, Upul Indrasiri 2/16, Saad Nasim 2/30

MATCH DRAWN

Two more ongoing fixtures are being played at Katunayake & Maggona in which Badureliya were 56 for 5 at stumps with a lead of 60 runs over the Tamil Union CAC while the Nondescripts were on the top cruising towards a possible victory by enforcing a follow on on the Saracens SC after they fell for 150 runs in reply to the 421 runs posted by NCC in their first inning.

Badureliya Cricket Club 286 (84.5) 

Lahiru Milantha 155*, Yasodha Lanka 50, Dhananjaya De Silva 6/74, Isuru Udana 2/19 

& 56/5 (19) 

Damith Perera 18*, Suranga Lakmal 3/23, Isuru Udana 2/23

Vs

Tamil Union Cricket And Athletic Club 282 (70.3) 

Dananjaya De Silva 110, Suranga Lakmal 48, Faizan Khan 49, Isuru Udana 26, T N Sampath 5/84, Alankara Asanka 3/27

STUMPS DAY 2


Nondescripts Cricket Club 421 (105.1) 

Angelo Perera 148, Sahan Arachchige 77, Lahiru Udara 70, Mahela Udawatte 54, Saliya Saman 4/81, Sachintha Peiris 2/135

Vs

Saracens Sports Club 150 (41.1) 

Ashen Bandara 45, Sachintha Pieris 27, Sithara Gimhan 22, Chaturanga De Silva 4/51 Dilesh Gunarathne 2/21, Lahiru Kumara 2/26

& F/O 84/3 (26) 

Ashen Bandara 32*, Lasith Embuldeniya 3/30

STUMPS DAY 2