Shalin de Mel hundred gives S. Thomas’ leverage on day one

Singer U19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament 2018/19


Two games of the Singer U19 Division One Cricket Tournament got underway today (26th November). S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia is playing with St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa and Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda is battling with De Mazenod College, Kandana.

S. Thomas’ College, Mt.Lavinia vs St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa

The game is played at the S. Thomas’ grounds and the host won the toss and elected to bat first. It was a bowler-roasting day of cricket as the Thomians scored 328 runs for the loss of 7 wickets after batting the whole day.

Shalin de Mel constructed a splendid 136 runs in 237 deliveries with 11 fours and 2 sixes. Ravindu de Silva supported with 67 runs to his name while Praveen Cooray was the pick of the bowlers with 4 scalps for 71 runs. Vinuja Ranasinghe also picked up 3 wickets for 94 runs.

Brief scores 

S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia 328/7 (82.1)

Shalin de Mel 136, Ravindu de Silva 67, Sithara Hapuhinna 46, Deon Fernando 42, Praveen Cooray 4/71, Vinuja Ranasinghe 3/94

St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa 40/1 (10)


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Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda vs De Mazenod College, Kandana

De Mazenod College won the toss and elected to field first. The game is played at the Galle International Stadium and Dharmasoka College scored 213 runs for their first innings. Sasindu Malshan (58) and Sanula Gunarathne (50) hit fifties for Dharmasoka while Mark Mathiasz was outstanding with the ball as he picked up 6 wickets for 48 runs.

In reply, De Mazenod was at 35 for 3 at the end of day one.

Brief scores

Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda 213 (77.5)

Sasindu Malshan 58, Sanula Gunarathna 50, Mark Mathiasz 6/48, Malith Fernando 2/47

De Mazenod College, Kandana 35/3 (15)


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