Three games in Singer U19 Division 1 Cricket Tournament were worked off today, 29th November at Kandana, Wattala and Mt. Lavinia with De Mazenod College registering a 1st innings win against Isipathana College.
Isipathana College, Colombo Vs De Mazenod College, Kandana
The 2nd and final day of the group A fixture between Isipathana College Vs De Mazenod College ended in a draw, handing De Mazenod College a first innings victory at their home ground.
After being put in to bat first by the hosts, Isipathana batsmen crumbled for a cheap 143 thanks to seamer Sihin Sithumina’s heroics. In reply, de Mazenod College were on 104/4 at stumps on day 01 and they managed to push to 193, gaining a first innings lead of 50 runs thanks to a patient innings by Nimna Fernando who stroked a valuable 67.
Isipathana College came back into the game strongly in the 2nd innings, mainly ushered by opener Thevindu Dickwella’s unbeaten 71 as they remained 88/1 at stumps. The match ended as a draw.
Isipathana College 143 (51) Kavindu Amantha 43, Thevindu Dickwella 27, Sihina Sithumina 5/31, Pramod Rajamunendra 3/13
& 88/1 (25.5) Thevindu Dickwella 71*
De Mazenod College 193 (64.4) Nimna Fernando 67, Sahan Kosala 33, Dinath Dissanayaka 4/50, Yasiru Kasthuriarachchi 3/52, Thavindu Uthsara 2/22
St. Anthony’s College, Wattala Vs Gurukula College, Kelaniya
After being on 109/1 at stumps on day 01, the Gurukula batsmen could only face 10.4 overs today as rain ruined day 02 of their fixture vs St. Anthony’s College at the St. Anthony’s College Ground in Wattala. The match was concluded as a draw without any result.
St. Anthony’s College 177 (63.5) Avishka Tharindu 88, Lakshan Sasanga 2/08, Praveen Nimesh 2/28, Thushara Madhushan 2/29, Dileep Chamara 2/31
Gurukula College, Kelaniya 155/4 (42.4) Sasitha Ashan 48, Sithija Chamod 46
S Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia Vs St Servatius College, Matara
A traditional fixture between S. Thomas’ College and St Servatius College commenced at Mount Lavinia as the visitors won the toss and elected to bat first before getting bowled out for 180. Right-handed batsman Pushpitha Dilshan shone with a brilliant 88 for St Servatius College while Randiv Goonasekara claimed 4 wickets for STC.
St Servatius College 180 (64.2) Pushpitha Dilshan 88, Kesarav Nuwantha 26, Chirath Neththaru 20, Thevin Eriyagama 2/51, Randiv Goonasekara 4/43, Dilmin Rathnayake 3/56, Kishan Munasinghe 1/5
S Thomas College 13/0 (8) `
Stumps – Day 01