Only two matches of the Singer Schools Under 19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament 2018/19 were held today as we are nearing the end of the tournament.
The 90th edition of the ‘Battle of the Maroons’ organised by the join..
St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa vs Lumbini College, Colombo
St. Joseph Vaz College was humbled at the hands of left arm spinner Ravishka Wijesiri as they were bundled out for just 86 runs inside 24 overs at BRC grounds, Colombo. Lumbini openers needed only 9.2 overs to chase down the required 42 runs to secure a 10 wicket win.
Earlier, Sri Lanka Under 19 captain Nipun Dananjaya bagged a 6-fer but it wasn’t enough to make Lumbini troubled as St. Joseph Vaz batsmen failed miserably in the second innings.
St. Joseph Vaz College – 121 (33.1) Nipun Dananjaya 22, Onel Ilangasekara 20, Ravindu Rasanka 3/08, Madushanka Sirinanda 2/23, Ravishka Wijesiri 2/46 & 86 (23.4) Achintha Deshan 23 Kanishka Gamage 20 Maduramya Wijesiri 5/42, Ravindu Rasanka 3/20,
Lumbini College – 166 (77.2) Prabashana Gamlath 49, Tharusha Nimhara 34, Nipun Dhananjaya 6/43 & 44/0 (9.2) Prabashana Gamlath 26*
Lumbini won by 10 wickets
Five matches of the Singer Schools Under 19 Division 1 Cricket…
Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala vs Dharmaraja College, Kandy
Maliyadeva College was able to put up a decent total of 153 runs thanks to the excellent effort by Brian Karunanayake who made a fighting 84 runs amid the failures of his team mates at the Maliyadeva grounds, Kurunegala.
Visitors were 131/5 at stumps on day 01.
Maliyadeva College 153 (43) Brian Karunanayake 84, Supun Sumanarathne 26, Upendra Warnakulasuriya 5/32, Thushan Bandara 2/33
Dharmaraja College -131/5 (39.2) Yasitha Samararathne 36, Sachintha Senanayake 22, Maduranga Naveen 2/41
Stumps – Day 01