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St. Peter’s defeat St. Joseph’s to regain Rev. Fr Peter Pillai Memorial Shield

50th Limited Overs Encounter - St. Joseph’s College vs St. Peter’s College

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St Joseph vs St Peter's 50th One Day Encounter

St. Peter’s College regained the Rev. Fr. Peter Pillai Memorial Shield, beating St. Joseph’s College by 3 wickets in their 50th annual Limited Overs Cricket Encounter played today (6th April) at SSC Grounds, Colombo.

After been put into bat first, St. Joseph’s College got off to a shaky start as they lost their opening pair insides first 6 overs for 22 runs.

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However, Hirun Kapurubandara and Hiran Jayasundara revived the innings adding 124-run partnership for the third wicket before the former departed after scoring a well-made 70 runs.

Jayasundara also notched up a fine half-century but after their dismissals Joes witnessed a batting collapse losing 6 wickets for 62 runs. Lashmika Perera was the pick of the bowlers for St. Peter’s College as he grabbed 3 wickets for 51 runs.

Dilana Damsara and Oween Salgado got St. Peter’s off to a brilliant start as the put on 113-run stand for the first wicket. Damsara was the aggressor of the two as he made 67 runs off 60 balls with 9 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 111.67.

The opening batter Salgado chipped in with useful 40 runs but after their dismissals, St. Peter’s College faced a chaotic period as they lost 4 wickets for 67 runs.

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Despite going through some anxious moments, they managed to race to the target as Shennon Rodrigo (36) and Nathan David (35*) contributed with useful knocks.

Shennon Rodrigo who contributed with vital 36 runs in the run-chase while picking up 2 wickets with the ball for St. Peter’s College won the player of the match award.

Result


St. Joseph’s College
229/10 (48.5)

St. Peter’s College
230/7 (45.4)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Kenath Sasmina c Dilana Damsara b Joshua Sebastian 3 10 0 0 30.00
Abishek Jayaweera run out (Vishen Helambage) 8 18 1 0 44.44
Hirun Kapurubandara c Asadisa De Silva b Lashmika Perera 70 92 6 2 76.09
Hiran Jaysundara c Oween Salgado b Lashmika Perera 65 90 6 0 72.22
Rishma Amarasinghe c & b Lashmika Perera 7 19 0 0 36.84
Yenula Dewthusa lbw b Vishen Helambage 0 3 0 0 0.00
Senuja Wakunugoda not out 41 31 3 0 132.26
Lahiru Amarasekara lbw b Shenon Rodrigo 4 12 0 0 33.33
Maanasa Madubashana b Shenon Rodrigo 12 14 0 0 85.71
Dinuk Serasinghe run out (Joshua Sebastian) 0 4 0 0 0.00
Nushan Perera b Vishen Helambage 0 1 0 0 0.00


Extras 19 (b 1 , lb 1 , nb 1, w 16, pen 0)
Total 229/10 (48.5 Overs, RR: 4.69)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Ihsira Ayupala 6 0 34 0 5.67
Joshua Sebastian 10 0 24 1 2.40
Shenon Rodrigo 9 0 41 2 4.56
Vishen Helambage 9.5 0 53 2 5.58
Dilana Damsara 2 0 10 0 5.00
Janith Liyanage 3 0 14 0 4.67
Lashmika Perera 9 1 51 3 5.67


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Oween Salgado c Kenath Sasmina b Yenula Dewthusa 40 78 4 0 51.28
Dilana Damsara b Yenula Dewthusa 67 60 9 3 111.67
Vishen Helambage c Lahiru Amarasekara b Yenula Dewthusa 9 10 2 0 90.00
Rusanda Gamage b Maanasa Madubashana 6 18 1 0 33.33
Shenon Rodrigo c Hirun Kapurubandara b Dinuk Serasinghe 36 29 4 0 124.14
Asadisa De Silva run out (Senuja Wakunugoda) 3 6 0 0 50.00
Nathen David not out 35 35 3 0 100.00
Ishira Ayupala c Senuja Wakunugoda b Yenula Dewthusa 20 39 2 0 51.28
Joshua Sebastian not out 0 1 0 0 0.00


Extras 14 (b 2 , lb 2 , nb 2, w 8, pen 0)
Total 230/7 (45.4 Overs, RR: 5.04)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Nushan Perera 10 0 42 0 4.20
Yenula Dewthusa 10 1 45 4 4.50
Lahiru Amarasekara 10 0 57 0 5.70
Dinuk Serasinghe 3 1 19 1 6.33
Maanasa Madubashana 7.4 1 32 1 4.32
Hiran Jayasundara 5 0 31 0 6.20