St Servatius, Richmond register outright wins over Devapathiraja and Lumbini

Singer U19 Division I Cricket Tournament 2019/20

Five matches in the Singer Schools ‘Under 19 Division 1’ Two Day Cricket Tournament 2019/20 were played today 9th January all around the country and two of them concluded with results favoring St Servatius College and Richmond College.

Devapathiraja College, Rathgama vs St. Servatius College, Matara

Group – C
Venue – Uyanwatta Stadium, Matara
Toss – Devapathiraja College

St Servatius College managed to record a thrilling win over Devapathiraja College by 6 wickets in a low scoring game at Uyanwatta Stadium.

Keshara Nuwantha showed his class with the ball as he picked up a 6-fer in the 1st innings for St Servatius College restricting the opposition for just 93. 

Irushka Thimira battled alone fight for the visitors with a match bag of 9 wickets but failed to stop St Servatius college reaching the required 137 runs on day 01.

Brief scores

Devapathiraja College – 93 (61.3) : Keshara Nuwantha 6/24 & 121 (55.2) : Sudeera Weerarathna 71, Madushan Silva 3/13, Danajaya Amarasinghe 3/21, Kokum Induma 3/35

St. Servatius College – 78 (37.2) : Pushpiha Dilshan 31, Irushka Thimira 5/21, Pawan Sandesh 2/20, Sudeera Weerarathne 2/27 & 137/6 (36) Shehan Kalindu 44, Pushpika Dilshan 25, Irushka Thimira 4/51, Sudeera Weerarathne 2/40

St Servatius College won by 4 wickets


Richmond College, Galle vs Lumbini College, Colombo

Group – D
Venue – MRICS, Hambanthota
Toss – Lumbini College

Though Richmond College was missing 3 of their front-line players due to the upcoming U19 World Cup, the team from the south managed to register a comfortable victory over Lumbini College by 140 runs.

Kanishka Maduwantha spins St. Peter’s to win

Banuka Manohara shinned with 106 in the 1st innings and unbeaten 57 in the 2nd innings for Richmond College while Sugeeth Nimanda destroyed the Lumbini batting unit with an impressive 13-match haul to seal their victory.

Brief scores

Richmond College – 249 (64.2) : Banuka Manohara 106, Sandun Mendis 83, Yugantha Malshan 21, Ramesh Madushanka 5/59, Yasiru Yugath 3/74, Thashika Nirmal 2/61
& 163/4d (39) : Banuka Manohara 57*, Kavindu Nirmana 51, Ramesh Madushanka 2/36, Thashika Nirmal 2/41

Lumbini College – 154 (47) : Ravidnu Rasanka 49, Gimhana Theekshana 37, Sugeeth Nimnada 6/41, Kavindu Nirmana 2/35 & 118 (38.3) : Yasiru Yugath 30*, Sahan Kaushalya 26, Sugeeth Nimnada 7/45

Richmond won by 140 runs

Apart from the above fixtures, 3 other matches commenced today and here are the best performances of them

Lohan Aroshana – 7/19 & 5-19
Ravindu Janith – 5/25


Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa

Group – B
Venue – Moratu Maha Vidyalaya Ground, Moratuwa
Toss – Dharmapala College

Brief scores

Dharmapala College – 113 (51.1) : Navindu Naveen 30, Nadeesh Bandara 28, Eran Hansamal 3/16, Maheeth Methdinu 3/22, Dilan Tharaka 2/18

Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – 78/6 (41) : Madushan Dilakshana 33*, Chamalka Pushpakumara 20, Vihanga Gunarathne 3/37

Stumps – Day 01


Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa vs Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda

Group – B
Venue – Galle International Cricket Stadium
Toss – Prince of Wales College 

Brief scores

Prince of Wales College – 89 (31.2) : Tharindu Amarasinghe 35, Lohan Aroshana 7/19, Chanaka Jananga 2/23 & 64/6 (22) Vinuja Rampul 38, Lohan Aroshana 5/19

Dharmasoka College – 127 (38.5) : Chamindu Dilshan 20, Sachindu Malshan 31, Lohan Aroshana 28, Ravindu Janith 5/25, Naduka Fernando 2/16, Kavinda De Mel 2/37

Stumps – Day 01


Thurstan College, Colombo vs Maris Stella College, Negombo

Group – Traditional
Venue – Kadirana Cricket Ground – Negombo
Toss – Maris Stella College

Brief scores

Thurstan College – 191 (50.4) : Yohan Liyanage 49, Avishka Kaushalya 42, Ranesh Silva 26, Jayavihan Mahavithana 27, Ashen Fernando 4/20, Thilina Perera 4/52

Maris Stella College – 125/6 (41.3) : Kaveen Fernando 60*, Shehan Adithya 29, Yohan Liyanage 3/31, Punthila Samankumara 2/38

Stumps – Day 01

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