Muditha Lakshan guides D.S to victory; Trinity beats Richmond

Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Five matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 were concluded today while the encounter between Royal College and St. Benedict’s College got underway in Colombo.

D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo vs Maris Stella College, Negombo

The all-round brilliance of Muditha Lakshan helped D.S. Senanayake College register a comprehensive innings win over Maris Stella College in their Group A encounter which ended today at Army Grounds in Panagoda. Muditha Lakshan scored 190 runs with the bat while taking 6 scalps for 93 runs with the ball.

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Brief scores

D.S. Senanayake College – 463/5d (65) Muditha Lakshan 190, Abishek Iyanarachchi 68, Amitha Dabare 66, Chamath Yatawara 51*, Tiron Baskaran 38, Thilina Perera 3/139

Maris Stella College – 107 (37.4) Chamindu Weerawansa 37, Manindra Jayathilka 4/20, Muditha Lakshan 4/20 & 209 (39.3) Shen Adithya 64, Amantha Perera 50, Nidul Madubashana 21, Manindra Jayathilka 4/41,  Amitha Dabare 2/27, Muditha Lakshan 2/73

Results – D.S. Senanayake College won by an innings & 147 runs

Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa vs Dharmaraja College, Kandy

The left handed batsman Isuru Dayananda starred with the bat scoring an unbeaten century as Dharmaraja College registered a first innings win against Prince of Wales College in their Group B encounter which ended in a draw today at Dharmaraja College Grounds in Kandy.

Photos: Dharmaraja College vs Prince of Wales College – U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Brief scores

Prince of Wales College – 165 (71.5) Dinura Fernando 39, Ravindu Janith 36*, Laksahan Perera 25, Kavinda De Mel 22, Sahan Siriwardana 3/31, Upendrta Warnakulasuriya 2/38, Yasitha Samararathna 2/39 & 137/4 (34) Vinuja Ranpul 44, Dinura Fernando 43

Dharmaraja College – 270/5d (88.4) Isuru Dayananda 100*, Dinuka Pathiraja 45, Janith Gunathunga 39*, Dulaj Bandara 23, Kavinda De Mel 3/68

Results – Match Drawn (Dharmaraja College won first innings points)

Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala vs St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy

The 18-year old right handed batsman Brian Karunanayake starred with the bat scoring 91 runs and left arm leg spinner Sakindu Wijerathna shone with the ball taking a 4-wicket haul as Maliyadeva College won first innings points in the drawn encounter against St. Sylvester’s College which worked off today at Maliyadeva College Grounds in Kurunegala.

Brief scores

Maliyadeva College – 190 (66.1) Brian Karunanayake 41, Shaluka Athapattu 38, Gayana Weerasinghe 26, Jayamin Muthukumarana 24, Matheesha Weerasinghe 24, Shashika Basnayaka 5/56, Maleesha Silva 2/25, Kasun Edirithilka 2/25 & 135/7d (54) Brian Karunanayake 50*, Muditha Premadasa 29, Abishek Kumar 2/10, Kasun Edirithilka 2/23, Shashika Basnayaka 2/68

St. Sylvester’s College – 135 (51.4) Maleesha Silva 56, Sakindu Wijerathna 4/26, Hasindu Ruwanpura 3/22 & 57/1 (20) Kasun Edirithilka 36*

Result – Match Drawn (Maliyadeva College won first innings points)


St. Thomas College, Matara vs Deva pathiraja College, Rathgama

The 16-year old left arm leg spinner Sineth Sithara starred with the ball taking a match bag of 11 wickets for 71 runs as St. Thomas College managed to take honors in the drawn traditional encounter which worked off today at Uyanwatta Stadium in Matara.

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Brief scores

St. Thomas College – 173 (58.1) Hirusha Jeewajith 52, Woshitha Athsara 45, Sachira Rashmika 39, Sudeera Weerarathne 6/57, Irushka Thimira 3/35 & 21/0 (12)

Devapathiraja College – 68 (32.1) Sudeera Weerathne 38, Sineth Sithara 7/18, Sachira Rashmika 3/17 & 205/8d (100) Kalpa Chethiya 71, Sudeera Weerarathne 57, Pawan Sandesh 20, Sineth Sithara 4/53, Sachira Rashmika 2/82, Senura Perera 2/27

Results – Match Drawn

Richmond College, Galle vs  Trinity College, Kandy

The left arm leg spinner Uvindu Wimaladharma picked up a match bag of 7 wickets for 62 runs guiding Trinity College to a comprehensive 10-wicket victory over Richmond College in their Group D encounter which worked off today at Galle International Cricket Stadium.

Brief scores

Richmond College – 110 (46.2) Thaveesha Abhishek 26, Sandun Mendis 24, Uvindu Wimaladharma 4/39, Abishek Anandakumar 2/04, Thevin Amarasinghe 2/13, Ruvin Peiris 2/23 & 104 (44) Thaveesha Abhishek 23, Ranuda Somarathna 4/39, Uvindu Wimaladharma 3/23, Ruvin Peiris 2/04

Trinity College – 211 (68) Umair Raizan 51, Thevin Amarasinghe 50, Dinitha Siriwardana 24, Jess Weerasinghe 24, Tharinda Nirmal 4/52, Sandun Mendis 3/48 & 4/0 (1)

Result – Trinity College won by 10 wickets

Royal College, Colombo vs St. Benedict’s College, Colombo

The Group A encounter between Royal College and St. Benedict’s College commenced today at St. Benedict’s College Grounds in Colombo. After being put into bat first, the visitors were bundled out for just 109 runs with Kavindu Chathuranga top scoring with a half-ton.

Akindu Karunarathna and Onila Pathirana picked up 3 wickets each for St. Benedict’s College. In reply, the hosts also struggled with the bat as they finished day one on 122 runs for 9 wickets. Match will continue tomorrow for day two.

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Brief scores

Royal College – 109 (46.1) Kavindu Chathuranga 64, Akindu Karunarathna 3/36, Onila Pathirana 3/34, Vihanga Ruwanara 2/05

St. Benedict’s College – 122/9 (46) Thenuka Nandalal 27, Sanoj Perera 27, Prashan Kalhara 4/37, Dishan Balasuriya 3/29

Stumps – Day 01