Kaveen Rukshan’s 17-wicket haul orchestrate Mahinda College’s triumph

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

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

Mahinda College, Galle and St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, recorded huge outright wins while Mahanama College, Colombo, had to be satisfied with 1st innings points in today’s concluded U19 division 1 two-day tournament matches.

Kaveen Rukshan’s 17 wicket haul helped the visitors to clinch victory against St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy, at Boyagane. In a low-scoring encounter, the home team were bundled out for 40 while chasing 240 courtesy of Rukshan’s brilliance.

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Skipper Manuja Chanthuka, with his all-round performance, guided St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa, to an emphatic innings outright win against St. Servatius College, Matara, in Moratuwa while Vimath Dinsara continued his excellent form with the bat.

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In reply to the 197 made by Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa, Gimantha Dissanayaka, alongside the keeper batter Eshan Withanage, scored half-centuries and helped Mahanama College, Colombo, to secure a 1st innings win.

Brief Scores:

Mahinda College Galle – 164 (59.3) Chandupa De Silva 65, Akila Wickramasingha 5/60 & 185 (34.4) Pramesh Madhubhashana 76, Chandupa De silva 51, Akila Wickramasinghe 5/52, Arusha Jayasinghe 4/58

St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy – 110 (42.4) Wageesha Hansala 36, Gagana Lankeshwara 36, Kaveen Rukshan 9/20 & 40 (21.1) Kaveen Rukshan 8/17

Result – Mahinda College, Galle won by 199 runs

St. Servatius College, Matara – 113 (47.4) Diniru Abeywickramasinghe 27, Vishwa Supun 25, Manuja Chanthuka 6/44 & 127 (57.1) Heshan Madushka 47, Vishwa Supun 46, Manuja Chanthuka 3/29, Navod Fernando 3/43

St.Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa –  259 (69.5) Vmath Dinsara 75, Manuja Chanthuka 45, Raveen Kavintha 4/68, Praveen Madushka 4/40

Result – St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa won by an innings and 19 runs

Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa – 197 (74) Oshan Maneesha 64, Uneth Peries 33, Inuka Karannagoda 4/72 & 82/3 (19) Rivith Jayasuriya 36, Inuka Karannagoda 2/37

Mahanama College, Colombo – 287 (111.1) Gimantha Dissanayake 92, Eshan Withanage 55, Achala Perera 4/50

 Result – Match Drawn (Mahanama College, Colombo won on 1st innings lead)