Two matches of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19, was concluded today.
St. Aloysius’ College, Galle vs St. Mary’s College, Kegalle
St. Aloysius College recorded a comprehensive innings victory over St. Mary’s College in their ‘Group C’ encounter which was worked off today at the Galle International Cricket Stadium. St. Mary’s College resuming day two on 46 runs for the loss of 6 wickets, were bowled out for 101 runs in 42.2 over’s in their first innings.
The Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19 got underway yesterday (10th September),
Vinduka Malshith picked up 4 wickets while Kavindu Dilhara grabbed 3 scalps for the hosts. After been asked to follow on the visitors once again batted badly in the second innings, and were bowled out for just 43 runs. Vinduka Malshith starred again with the ball picking up 5 wickets for just 22 runs.
St. Aloysius’ College – 244 (73.1) Chathura Prabath 53, Sandeepa Samod 46, Manushka Samith 32, Omal Sandeep 31, Ravindu Kanchana 20, Ishan Weerasuriya 6/93, H Y Diyagama 2/30
St. Mary’s College – 101 (42.2) Dinesh Pethiyagoda 18, Vinduka Malshith 4/43, Kavindu Dilhara 3/13 & 43 (23.4) Ishan Weerasuriya 26*, Vinduka Malshith 5/22, Manushka Samith 3/06, Kaveesha Vilochana 2/09
Result – St. Aloysius won by an innings & 100 runs
D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo vs Isipathana College, Colombo
The traditional fixture between D.S. Senanayake College and Isipathana College ended in a draw today at the Colts Cricket Ground in Colombo. However, first innings points were won by D.S. Senanayake College. Isipathana College resuming day two on 9 runs for the loss of 1 wicket, went on to make 150 runs before been all-out in their first innings.
The Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19 will get underway next week with
Ravindu Rathnayake tried hard with the bat scoring a well-made 73 runs for Isipathana College. Manendra Jayathilaka, Pasindu Adithya and Nethushan Kumara picked up 2 wickets each for D.S. Senanayake College. After been asked to follow on, the Isipathana college batsmen showed a slightly better batting display in their second innings, posting 188 runs for 8 wickets when umpires called stumps on day two.
The third day of the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Cricket Tournament 2018/19,
18 year old left hand batsman Ashen Gunawardane top scored with 69 runs, and Ravindu Rathnayake scored his 2nd half century in the match for Isipathana College in the second innings. Left arm leg spinner Muditha Lakshan bowled extremely well for D.S. Senanayake College picking up 4 wickets for 48 runs.
D.S. Senanayake College – 281/7d (62.3) Theron Baskaran 62, Ayantha Shavinda 59, Manendra Jayathilaka 50, Muditha Lakshan 46, Pasindu Adithya 42, Madushika Sandaruwan 3/96, Ravindu Rathnayake 2/23
Isipathana College – 150 (44.1) Ravindu Rathnayake 73, Manendra Jayathilaka 2/20, Pasindu Adithya 2/22, Nethushan Kumara 2/35 & 188/8 (60.2) Ashen Gunawardane 69, Ravindu Rathnayake 52, Muditha Lakshan 4/48
Result – Match Drawn (D.S. Senanayake College won first innings points)