Avishka and Arindha shine for St. Anthony’s


St. Anthony’s College, Wattala and St. Sebastian’s College, Katuneriya worked off their traditional fixture at St. Sebastian’s grounds in Katuneriya.

St. Anthony’s College was invited to bat first by the hosts who won the toss. A steady 206-run partnership between Avishka Tharindhu and Arindha Pasindu rescued St. Anthony’s College from a spot of bother to 281 runs at the end of their first innings. Avishka scored a rock-solid 109 runs while Arindha missed out on a century by just 3 runs. The two were completely in control on day one though they were eventually beaten early on day two.

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In reply, St. Sebastian’s College managed only 192 runs in their first-innings. Dilshan Madushanka top-scored for St. Sebastian’s College with 70 runs while Don Romesh and Kaveesha Dulanjana both picked up 4 wickets each.

St. Anthony’s College batted 6.2 overs in their second-innings in which they lost 4 wickets dramatically for just 20 runs.

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Brief scores

St. Anthonys College, Wattala 281 (125.5)  Avishka Tharindu 109, Arindha Pasindu 97, Sithum Akilanka 4/72, Deemantha Silva 2/40  & 20/4 (6.2) 

St. Sebastians College, Katuneriya 192 (66)  Dilshan Madushanka 70, Dulaj Ashen 38, Don Romesh 4/18, Kaveesha Dulanjana 4/22


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