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Thurstan beat Isipathana to regain W. A. De Silva Memorial Challenge Trophy

43rd Limited Overs Encounter – Battle of the Brothers

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Thurstan beat Isipathana

Thurstan College registered a 4-wicket win over Isipathana College in the 43rd Annual Limited Overs Encounter, played for the W. A. De Silva Memorial Challenge Trophy yesterday (06th March), at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo.

Thurstan College Skipper Shanikya Deshapriya won the toss and invited the opposition to bat first. Isipathana College got off to an excellent start, putting on 59 runs for 1 wicket in the first powerplay phase.

However, Isipathana lost their way after such an impressive start, losing 4 quick wickets for 57 runs and being restricted to 116/5. Isipathana No. 3 batter Tharushka Ashel and No. 7 batter Themiya Nethmika gave some impetus to the innings, scoring 44 runs each as they finished with 203/9 in the allotted 50 overs.

Azeem Mohomad and Thanuga Palihawadana impressed with the ball for Thurstan College, snaring 2 wickets each.

The Thurstan top order clicked together to set a good platform in the run-chase with valuable contributions. The opening batter Thanuga Rajapaksa, Skipper Deshapriya and Thenuka Dewapriya chipped in with 30s at the top, setting the tone in the pursuit of 204 runs.

Vihas Thewmika, who came to bat at No. 5, carried the momentum in favor of Thurstan College, scoring 44 runs off 46 balls with 5 fours as they crossed over the line convincingly with 4 wickets in hand.

Result


Thurstan College
204/6 (43.5)

Isipathana College
203/9 (50)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Tharusha Nethsara lbw b Kavinda Prabath 15 23 1 0 65.22
Naveen Kanishka run out (Azeem Mohomed) 19 32 3 0 59.38
Tharushka Ashel lbw b Thanuga Palihawadana 44 65 4 0 67.69
Yesith Kalupahana c Shanikiya Deshapriya b Azeem Mohomed 11 30 0 0 36.67
Sithuka Gunawardane st Shanikiya Deshapriya b Azeem Mohomed 12 27 1 0 44.44
Yuneth Senevirathne c Vihas Thewmika b Thanuga Palihawadana 16 39 0 0 41.03
Themiya Gunarathne not out 44 58 2 1 75.86
Kevin Samuel lbw b Vihas Thewmika 1 3 0 0 33.33
Lesandu Kalpage run out (Duvindu Nishan) 22 17 1 1 129.41
Shenal Dilaka run out (Duvindu Nishan) 1 5 0 0 20.00
Sahan Viraj not out 4 5 0 0 80.00


Extras 14 (b 0 , lb 1 , nb 4, w 9, pen 0)
Total 203/9 (50 Overs, RR: 4.06)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Vishwa Dhananjaya 3 0 17 0 5.67
Duvindu Nishan 6 0 51 0 8.50
Vihas Thewmika 10 0 34 1 3.40
Kavinda Prabath 10 1 27 1 2.70
Azeem Mohomed 9 1 27 2 3.00
Thanuga Palihawadana 10 0 38 2 3.80
Ushan Imesh 2 0 8 0 4.00


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Kavinda Prabath lbw b Yesith Kalupahana 0 13 0 0 0.00
Thanuja Rajapaksha lbw b Sithuka Gunawardane 34 51 4 1 66.67
Shanikiya Deshapriya run out (Themiya Gunarathne) 34 37 4 0 91.89
Thenuka Dewappriya c Yuneth Senevirathne b Sahan Viraj 32 58 2 0 55.17
Vihas Thewmika lbw b Yesith Kalupahana 44 46 5 0 95.65
Navidu Fernando not out 28 35 2 0 80.00
Ushan Imesh lbw b Sahan Viraj 10 22 1 0 45.45
Thanuga Palihawadana not out 2 1 0 0 200.00


Extras 20 (b 2 , lb 7 , nb 0, w 11, pen 0)
Total 204/6 (43.5 Overs, RR: 4.65)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Sahan Viraj 8.5 1 37 2 4.35
Kevin Samuel 3 0 13 0 4.33
Yesith Kalupahana 9 1 41 2 4.56
Sithuka Gunawardhana 9 0 39 1 4.33
Shenal Dilaka 4 0 19 0 4.75
Tharushka Ashel 4 0 17 0 4.25
Lesandu Kalpage 2 0 7 0 3.50
Naveen Kanishka 2 0 7 0 3.50
Themiya Nethmika 2 0 15 0 7.50