Amitha Sandeepa spins St.Anthony’s to victory

U19 Inter-Schools Division 1 Two Day Tournament 2023/24

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U19 Inter-Schools Division 1 Two Day Tournament 2023/24

Five U19 Division 1 tournament matches and a traditional match ended today as Antonians from Wattala and Kandy recorded  outright victories. Apart from these games 3 other encounters saw the completion of day 1.

Star of the day Amitha Sandeepa spun a web around Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya to secure an outright win for the Wattala Antonians. Having already won the 1st innings on day 1 the Antonians went on to secure the outright win today.

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St. Anthony’s College Kandy recorded their 5th outright win in 6 matches by beating St. Benedict’s College, Colombo by an innings and 5 runs. They outplayed the Benedictines in all 3 departments to secure this comfortable win.

A valiant bowling performance from skipper Sithuka Gunawardene helped Isipathana College earn 1st innings points against Devapathiraja College Rathgama.

Time denied Trinity College from tasting an outright victory while Royal College escaped from the jaws of defeat at Reid Avenue against De Mazenod College, Kandana

Skipper Iruth Gimshan’s and 15 year old Kithma Widanapathirana’s half centuries guided Ananda College to a 1st innings win in their game against St.Peter’s College at Ananda Mawatha,while the Petrite skipper Shannon Rodrigo impressed with the ball by picking up 6 wickets.

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St.Sebastian’s skipper Manuja Chanthuka shined with the ball on day 1 as he ended up with figures of 6 for 44 restricting the visitors for 113.

Kaveen Rukshan of Mahinda College hindered St. Sylvester’s College’s 1st innings score by claiming 7 scalps opening up the game for an exciting day 2.

Brief Scores

St. Anthony’s College, Wattala – 197 (55.1) Ravindu Jayasekara 49, Dinith Chamika 45, Nulan Lakvindu 5/74 & 172/7d (34) E.D.S.A. Fernando 57, Dinith Chamika 46, Nethmina Nirmal 3/14

Dharmapala College Pannipitiya – 98 (40.2) Nulan Lakvindu 27, Chithum Baddage 27, Amitha Sandeepa 5/35 & 161 (64) Nethmina Nirmal 30, Amitha Sandeepa 5/46, Kavindu Senadi 3/40

Result – St. Anthony’s College Wattala (1st XI) won by 110 runs

St. Benedict’s College, Colombo –  75 (33.1) Tharusha Dasun 6/17 & 76 (44) Kaveesha Piyumal 5/33

St. Anthony’s College, Kandy – 156 (39.5) Janith Rathnasiri 50, Mevan Dissanayake 6/60

Result – St. Anthony’s College Kandy won by innings an 5 runs

St. Peter’s College, Colombo – 220 (69.5)  Dilana Damsara 77, Ishira Ayupala 34, Ashinsa Nainayake 3/56, Ayesh Shashimal 3/15 & 196/4 (41) Dilana Dimsara 82, Chamindu Perera 50,

Ananda College, Colombo – 322/9d (83.1) Kithma Withanapathirana 90, Iruth Gimshan 78, Kanchana Di livera 43, Shannon Rodrigo 6/82

Result – Match Drawn (Ananda College, Colombo won 1st innings points)

Devapathiraja College, Ratgama – 139 (58.1) Chamindu Padmika 43, Sithuka Gunawardene 6/42 & 171 (84.4) Gimhan Rasanjana 43, Pathum Shaminda 41, Sithuka Gunwardene 4/61, S.Kabilesvaran 3/48

Isipathana College,Colombo 192 (49.2) Ruchith Rodrigo 40, Tharushka Ashel 43, Sandaru Malshan 4/38 & 74/4 (17) Ruchith Rodrigo 40,

Result – Match Drawn (Isipathana College, Colombo won on 1st Innings lead)

Royal College, Colombo – 176 (80) Rehan Peries 67, Yasindu Dissanayake 30,

Kavindu Kaushalya 5/42 , Savinu Chanthuka 3/43 & 91/9 (51) Nethwin Dharmarathne 25*, Kavindu Kaushalya 4/24

De Mazenod College, Kandana – 188 (60.2 Ov)  Dinosh Jelon 69, Janith Karindra 44

Ramiru perera 6/74 , Yenula Bandra 2/34

Result –  Match Drawn (De Mazenod College, Kandana won on 1st Innings lead)

Maris Stella College, Negombo – 106 (39.5) Shafni Deen 24,Dinuka Tennakoon 4/20, Thisal Yapa 3/29 & 175 (90.4) Shafni Deen 55, Malith Rathnayake 5/50, Dinuka Thennakoon 4/28

Trinity College, Kandy – 253/8d (74) Vidhuka Dammage 56, Dimantha Mahvithana 51, Jayavi Liyanagama 47,Ramith Bandara 4/43, Oshada Gimhana 3/71

Result – Match Drawn (Trinity College, Kandy won on 1st Innings lead)

St. Servatius College, Matara – 113 (47.4) Diniru Abeywickramasinghe 27, Vishwa Supun 25, Manuja Chanthuka 6/44 &

St.Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa173/5 (50) Vimath Dinsara 52*, Ushen Silva 32, Praveen Madusanka 2/29, Raveen Kavintha 2/39

Day 1 Stumps

Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa – 197 (74) Oshan Maneesha 64, Uneth Peries 33, Inuka Karannagoda 4/72

Mahanama College, Colombo – 67/4 (30)

Day 1 Stumps

Mahinda College Galle – 164 (59.3) Chandupa De Silva 65, Akila Wickramasingha 5/60

St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy – 108/8 (40) Wageesha Hansala 36, Gagana Lankeshwara 36, Kaveen Rukshan 7/20

Day 1 Stumps.