Upendra and Shamaaz shine in traditional affairs

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Three traditional encounters of the 2019/20 U19 cricket season were worked off today, 16th February 2020, at several different venues.

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Dharmaraja College, Kandy vs Ananda College, Colombo – Traditional

Venue – Dharmaraja College Grounds, Kandy
Toss – Dharmaraja

The traditional encounter between Dharmaraja College and Ananda College ended with the home team taking major honors. The hosts Dharmaraja College restricted the visitors for 200. This was possible due to the vice-captain Upendra Warnakulasooriya’s third consecutive 7-wicket haul. Dharmaraja College then scored 176 for the second innings losing 6 wickets as their highest scorer in the first innings, Chethiya Ekanayake top-scored once again with an unbeaten 44.

Dharmaraja College, Kandy – 271/9d (94.1) Chethiya Ekanayaka 69, Janith Gunathunga 48, Virajitha Ahalepola 42, Yasith Samararathna 26, Dinuka Pathiraja 24, Lukshan Fernando 3/46, Adeesha Perera 3/69, Saviru Bandara 2/59 & 176/6 (39) Chethiya Ekanayaka 44*, Janith Gunathunga 38, Dulaj Bandara 35, Janidu Wathsala 2/34, Lukshan Fernando 2/64

Ananda College, Colombo – 200 (50.2) Anuda Jayaweera 37, Damith Jayasingha 30, Dasun Senevirathna 28, Saviru Bandara 25, Nusal Dharmarathna 24, Upendra Warnakulasuriya 7/57, Sahan Siriwardena 2/48

MATCH DRAWN

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Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa vs Isipathana College, Colombo – Traditional

Venue – Prince of Wales College Grounds, Moratuwa
Toss – Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales College hosted Isipathana College in another traditional encounter and invited the visitors to take first lease of the wicket after winning the toss. The Pathanians however, ended the day frustrating the homeboys batting for 102 overs scoring just 228.

Isipathana College, Colombo – 228/6 (102) Saveen Dantha 59, Lisura Vinath 55*, Leshan Amarasingha 40, Ravindu Rathnayaka 26, Ravindu Janith 3/64

STUMPS – DAY 1


Moratu Maha Vidyalaya vs Zahira College, Colombo – Traditional

Venue – Moratu Maha Vidyalaya Grounds
Toss – Zahira

Zahira College ended day 1 of their traditional encounter against Moratu Maha Vidyalaya. In the driving seat was the returning Sri Lanka U19 captain Mohammad Shamaaz who boosted them with a knock of 79 and 3 wickets with the ball.

Zahira College, Colombo – 234 (47.4) Mohomad Shamas 79, Rizwan Raahid 42, Mohomad Mahdhi 33, Imithiyas Slasa 24, Abdul Majid 22, Eran Hansamal 4/53, Rashan Kavishka 2/41, Vishwa Didulana 2/52 & 15/1 (4)

Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – 150 (34.4) Eran Hansamal 39, Nipun Kaushalya 32, Madura Gimhana 25, Mohomad Shamas 3/29, Imithiyas Slasa 3/48, Rizwan Raahid 2/15

STUMPS – DAY 1

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