Lohan’s 150* & 10/85 guides Dharmasoka to massive victory

Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Nine matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 were played today (30) across the island as 3 games concluded with 1 result and 2 drawn encounters.

Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa

Group B fixture between Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda and Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa ended at the Galle International stadium today with a humiliating defeat to Moratu Maha Vidayalaya.

All-rounder Lohan Aroshana was the highlight of the day as he followed his mammoth knock of 150 with a 10-fer today to dismiss Moratu Vidayalaya twice for 148 and 87.

Dharmasoka College won the game by an innings and 43 runs.

Brief scores

Dharmasoka College – 278/8d (85.4) Lohan De Soysa 150*, Hasitha Rajapaksha 45, Sasindu Malshan 21, Eran Hansamal 2/43, Vishwa Didulana 2/90

Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – 148 (50.5) Madushan Dilakshana 43, Dilshan Dulakshana 27, Lohan De Soysa 5/52 & F/O 87 (49.2) Niraj Kanishka 25, Lohan De Soysa 5/33, Pahan Sankalpana 4/34

Dharmasoka College won by an innings & 43 runs


St. Anthony’s College, Wattala vs St. Servatius College, Matara

St. Servatius College managed to register their first innings win against St. Anthony’s College Wattala in Anthony’s College ground after host decided to bat first on their home ground.

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Kaveeshan Dulanjana of St Anthony’s College contributed with a 7-fer for the hosts, but it wasn’t enough for them to secure a first innings win. Kesara Nuwantha shone for the visitors with a 6-wicket haul in the match and a valuable 45 runs with the bat.

Brief scores

St. Anthonys College – 119 (32) Avishka Tharindu 32, Romesh Suranga 22*, Damindu Sankalpa 5/34, Kesara Nuwantha 3/17 & 199/8 (74) Romesh Suranga 68*, Dinuk Vshal 36, Kesara Nuwantha 3/59, Dinuja Nilanduwa 3/19

St. Servatius College – 194 (91.4) Kesara Nuwantha 45, Pushpitha Dilshan 30, Kokum Induma 25*, Dinuja Nilanduwa 25, Madushan De Silva 20, Kaveesha Dulanjana 7/51

Match drawn 


S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia Vs St. Anne’s College, Kurunagala

Group B fixture between S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia Vs St. Anne’s College, Kurunagala concluded at St Anne’s College Ground, Kurunegala today as another drawn affair.

After the all-rounder Umayanga Suwaris’ brilliant unbeaten century, Dilmin Rathnayake charmed with his usual magic with the ball to dismiss St. Anne’s batsmen, but Dilhara Deshabandu managed to hold fort at one end, eliminating the risk of a defeat for the host.

Thomians won the first innings points.

Brief scores

S. Thomas College – 252 (46.2) Umayanga Suwaris 122*, Manesha Rupasinghe 43, Yasiru Rodrigo 40, Pasindu Thennakoon 5/73, Rishitha Perera 2/11, Manan Musambill 2/56

St. Annes College – 104 (56.5) Himalsha Silva 33, Kavindu Ranasinghe 24, Dilmin Rathnayake 5/25, Keshan Munasingh e 2/26, Yasiru Rodrigo 2/27 & F/O 217/9d (54) Dilhara Deshabandu 81, Lasith Warnakulasuriya 46, Kavindu Ranasinghe 33, Rishitha Perera 23, Dilmin Rathnayake 3/77, Umayanga Suwaris 3/32

Match drawn 

Apart from those 3 matches, following were started today.

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D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo Vs St. Josephs College, Colombo

Group – A
Venue – St. Josephs College Ground

Toss – St. Josephs College

Brief scores

D.S. Senanayake College – 159 (53.2) Muditha Lakshan 77, Chamath Yatawara 41, Dunith Wellalage 3/34, Shaminda Senevirathna 2/15, Ashan De Alwis 2/25

St. Josephs College – 191/5 (39) Dineth Jayakody 57, Dinal Anuradha 37, Johanne De Silva 34, Dunith Wellalage 22

Stumps – day 1

Photos: St. Joseph’s college Vs D. S. Senanayake College | U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20


Mahanama College, Colombo Vs Devapathiraja College, Rathgama

Group – C
Venue – MRICS, Hambanthota

Toss – Devapathiraja College

Brief scores

Mahanama College – 234 (60) Vinuka Rubasinghe 83, Achintha Supun 35, Pawan Rathnayake 29, Sachira Weliwatta 24, Sudeera Weerarathna 4/62, Hirushka Thimira 3/58

Devapathiraja College – 78 (30.5) Pawan Sandesh 39, Devindu Kekirideniya 3/03, Sadishan Chamodya 3/04, Danuka Nimmana 2/22

Stumps – day 1

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Wesley College, Colombo Vs Isipathana College, Colombo

Traditional fixture
Venue – Wesley College Ground

Toss – Isipathana College

Brief scores

Wesley College – 360/6 (95) Sahil Dias 57, Sidath Dharmasiriwardhana 48, Nimthaka Adikari 46, Rahul Gunasekara 42, Sithuka Gunawardhana 3/69

Stumps – day 1

Photos: Isipathana College Vs Wesley College | U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20


Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa Vs St. Anthonys College, Kandy

Group – B
Venue – POW College ground

Toss – POW College

Brief scores

Prince of Wales College – 318/9d (80.3) Tharindu Amarasinghe 144, Pasindu Pathum 63, Kamesh Mendis 25, Naduka Fernando 22*, Gihan Ebert 3/81, Sasith Hirudika 2/59

St. Anthonys College 15/1 (6) Naduka Fernando 1/07

Stumps – day 1

Photos: Prince of Wales College vs St. Anthony’s College | U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20


Thurstan College, Colombo Vs Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala

Group – C
Venue – Maliyadeva College Ground

Toss – Maliyadeva College

Brief scores

Thurstan College 244 (74.3) Pawantha Jayasinghe 53, Yohan Liyanage 34, Ranesh Silva 29, Thineth Prabuddha 27, Vihanga Jayanama 26, Sakindu Wijerathna 4/70, Hasindu Ruwanpura 3/40

Maliyadeva College  36/3 (19.3) Chaluka Atapattu 22, Yohan Liyanage 2/06

Stumps – day 1


Trinity College, Kandy Vs St. Thomas College, Matara

Group – D
Venue – Asgiriya International Stadium, Kandy

Toss – St. Thomas College

Photos: Trinity College Vs St. Thomas’ College, Matara | U19 Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Brief scores

Trinity College, Kandy 181 (59.3) Agbo Amarasinghe 32, Shen Gunathilake 25, Thevin Amarasinghe 23, Sineth Sithara 5/53, Sachira Rashmika 3/58,

St. Thomas College, Matara 104/4 (38) Harinda Jayasekara 60, Abhishek Anandakumar 2/28

Stumps – day 1

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