Thurstan finish well; St. Anthony’s start well

Singer U19 Division I Cricket tournament 2019/20

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Amidst the March Madness happening in full flow across several parts of the country, a couple of traditional games of the 2019/20 schools cricket season too were worked off today.

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Thurstan College who were in complete control of their traditional affair against Dharmapala College completed an outright win by an innings and 60 runs. Starting with a 6-wicket haul by left-arm seamer Nipun Kanchana, all-rounder Yohan Liyanage took over to steer Thurstan towards with victory with a 40-run knock with the bat and 4 wickets in the 2nd innings. The 7-wicket haul by off-spinner Dinith Nelumdeniya was the only takeaway for the visitors.

St. Benedict’s College hosted St. Anthony’s College Kandy in another traditional encounter as the visitors ended day 1 on a high. Thanks to a brilliant century by Prabath Sachin and 81 by Lasitha Werallagama, the Antonians posted 242 in their first innings. The hosts were on 43/1 at stumps.

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Thurstan College, Colombo vs Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya – Traditional

Venue – Thurstan College Grounds, Colombo

Toss – Thurstan

Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya – 56 (27.1) Iranga Thejan 17, Nipun Kanchana 6/20, Vihash Thewmika 2/03 & 132 (32.2) Sanchana Lanka 64, Yohan Liyanage 4/54, Nipun Kanchana 3/30

Thurstan College, Colombo – 248 (48) Yohan Liyanage 40, Ranesh Silva 37, Thineth Prabuddha 33, Jayavihan Mahavithana 30, Avishka Kaushalya 29, Dinith Nelumdeniya 7/81

 

THURSTAN WON BY AN INNINGS & 60 RUNS

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St. Benedict’s College, Colombo vs St. Anthony’s College, Kandy – Traditional

Venue – St. Benedict’s College Grounds, Colombo

Toss – St. Benedict’s

St. Anthony’s College, Kandy – 242 (76) Prabath Sachin 107, Lasitha Werallagama 81, Malinda Perera 5/82, Akindu Karunarathne 3/48

St. Benedict’s College, Colombo – 43/1 (17) Vihanga Ruwanara 23*

 

STUMPS – DAY 1

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