Sri Sumangala College beat Moratu Maha Vidyalaya by 99 runs to win the 29th Battle of the Golds One Day encounter which was worked off today (31st July) at De Soysa Cricket Stadium in Moratuwa.
After been put into bat first, Sri Sumangala College posted 218 runs on the board. The opening batter Duranka Silva (45), Senira Lithmin (42), Prabash Jayasekara (38) and Heshan Jayalath (35) chipped in with useful contributions with the bat for the lads from Panadura.
Madura Gimhana and Malith Rupasinghe were the chief wreckers with the ball for the Moralians as they snared 3 wickets each.
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In reply, Moratu Maha Vidyalaya struggled with the bat as they were bowled out for just 119 runs handing a 99-run win for the Pandaura boys.
Manmitha Dulran of Sri Sumangala College bowled an outstanding spell taking 5 key wickets of MMV batting lineup for just 29 runs in 9 overs. Vishwa Kumara and Vidura Peiris also chipped in by picking up 2 wickets each.
Sri Sumangala College, Panadura 218 (49.4) Duranka Silva 45, Senira Lithmin 42, Prabash Jayasekara 38, Heshan Jayalath 35, Madura Gimhana 3/42, Malith Rupasinghe 3/43, Sukitha Dewthilina 2/19, Mahith Methdinu 2/48
Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa 119 (39.2) Isuru Nidarshana 28, Sukitha Dewthilina 26, Malith Rupasinghe 26, Manmitha Dulran 5/29, Vidusha Peiris 2/17, Vishwa Lahiru Kumara 2/26
Result – Sri Sumangala College won by 99 runs