Two matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 were played today (02) at Arons Cricket Club Ground, Bulathsinhala and De Mazenod College Ground, Kandana.
Maliyadewa College, Kurunegala Vs Gurukula College, Kelaniya
Group – C
Venue – Arons Cricket Club Ground, Bulathsinhala
Toss – Gurukula College
A bizarre day at Bulathsinhala unraveled today in the fixture between Maliyadeva College and Gurukula College as bowlers picked up 24 wickets at the stumps.
Leading the charts, right arm seamer Brian Karunanayaka of Maliyadeva College was instrumental in bundling out Gurukula College for 58. Left arm seamer Praveen Nimesh also shone with a 3-fer in the first innings and 2 in the ongoing 2nd innings of Maliyadeva College.
Maliyadeva College is currently leading by 78 runs with 6 wickets in hand.
Maliyadeva College – 93 (36.5):Praveen Nimesh 3/25, Rashmika Mewan 2/14, Thushara Madushan 2/19 & 43/4 (17.4) Praveen Nimesh 2/16
Gurukula College – 58 (23.2):Brian Karunanayaka 5/32, Jayamin Muthukumarana 4/14
Stumps – day 1
St. Sylvesters College, Kandy Vs De Mazenod College, Kandana
Group – traditional
Venue – De Mazenod College Ground, Kandana
Toss – De Mazenod College, Kandana
De Mazenod boys ruled the day 01 of the fixture against St. Sylvesters College at their school ground, already the nearing the opposition total with 6 more wickets in hand.
Senash Fernando was the star for De Mazenod as he picked 5 wickets to restrict St. Sylvesters College to 176. At the stumps, Nimna Fernando and Saliya Jude remained unbeaten on 61 and 40 respectively in search of a huge 1st innings lead on day 02.
St. Sylvesters College – 176 (46.1):Kasun Edirithilaka 62, Maleesha Silva 30, Charith Rajaguru 28, Nimsha Wijesinghe 23, Senash Fernando 5/56, Pramod Rajamunendra 3/33, Sihina Sithumina 2/26
De Mazenod College – 170/4 (46):Nimna Fernando 61*, Saliya Jude 40*, Ruvin Fonseka 27, Lester Jayaweera 24
Stumps – day 1