Praveen spins Moors to win

SLC Premier League Tournament Tier ‘A’ 2020

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Three games of the Plate Championship in the SLC Premier League Tier ‘A’ Tournament 2020 came to a close today, 18th August 2020.

Siriwardena blasts 151; Match-bag of 13 wickets for Duvindu

Despite a single-handed fight from the acrobatic Dhananjaya de Silva with both bat and ball, Tamil Union went down against the Moors SC by 44 runs. Dhananjaya de Silva first recorded his career-best figures in first-class cricket with 7 for 59 in the first innings. He followed it up with a fighting 95 runs with the bat when his team was bowled out for 178 runs. De Silva struck once again by picking up a fifer in the second innings for a losing cause. 

Praveen Jayawickrama was the hero for Moors SC as the lanky left-arm spinner, picking up 11 scalps in the game to zip the game up. 

Dhananjaya picks 7 wickets; Shanaka smacks hundred

In the Lankan-SSC match, Chanaka Ruwansiri was on a roll at Colts grounds as the Lankan CC skipper scored a relentless 165 runs. His mammoth knock gave Lankan CC 375 runs for the first-innings, which proved enough to stay ahead in the game. 

At Maitland Place, Negombo CC Captain Dilshan Munaweera staged 91 runs to give his team an edge in their game against Badureliya CC. He was well supported by senior hand, Madawa Warnapura, who made 87 runs. 

After picking up 4 wickets with the ball, Dushan Hemantha of Badureliya CC brought up a fine century to end the game in a draw.

Siriwardena blasts 151; Match-bag of 13 wickets for Duvindu

The spin duo of Negombo CC, Upul Indrasiri and Lakshitha Rasanjana, recorded fifers each.

Brief Scores

Moors SC vs Tamil Union C&AC

At Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa (Toss: Moors SC)

Moors SC 206 (71.2)

Nipun Karunanayake 44 (100), Dinuka Dilshan 43 (108), Dhananjaya de Silva 7/59

& 171 (46.1)

Pabasara Waduge 44 (43), Kavishka Anjula 43 (69), Ayana Siriwardena 42 (38), Dhanajaya de Silva 5/50

Tamil Union C&AC 178 (52)

Dhananjaya de Silva 95* (104), Praveen Jayawickrama 5/53, Ramesh Mendis 3/39

& 155 (36.3)

Suranga Lakmal 40 (20), Praveen Jayawickrama 6/91

Moors SC won by 44 runs

SSC vs Lankan CC

At Colts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo (Toss: Lankan CC)

SSC 332 (76.2)

Dasun Shanaka 112 (144), Sammu Ashan 54 (86), Chanaka Ruwansiri 3/53, Keshan Wijerathne 3/93, Dunith Wellalage 3/97

& 226/4 (48)

Sandun Weerakkody 67 (55), Nuwanindu Fernando 45 (71), Geeth Kumara 3/49

Lankan CC 308/5 (93)

Chanaka Ruwansiri 151* (84), Geeth Kumara 60 (193), Kalana Perera 3/41, Jeffry Vandersay 2/93

Match Drawn 

Photos : Lankan CC v SSC | Premier Plate Tournament 2020

Badureliya SC vs Negombo CC

At NCC Ground, Colombo (Toss: Badureliya SC)

Badureliya SC 267 (84.5) 

Dunith Jayathunga 57, Salinda Ushan 51, Damith Perera 43, Upul Indrasiri 5/65, Lakshitha Rasanjana 3/65

& 276 (69.1)

Dushan Hemantha 115 (112), Dunith Jayathunga 48 (60), Upul Indrasiri 5/85, Lakshitha Rasanjana 5/97

Negombo CC 381 (105.2)

Dilshan Munaweera 91 (144), Madawa Warnapura 87 (141), Angelo Jayasinghe 66 (96), Dushan Hemantha 4/82, Buddika Sanjeewa 2/84 

Match Drawn

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