Nalanda – S. Thomas’ battle ends in no-result due to rain

U19 Inter Schools Cricket Tournament 2022/23

Nalanda-S. Thomas’ battle ends in no-result due to rain

U19 Inter Schools Division 1 Tier ‘A’ Two Day Cricket encounter between Nalanda College, Colombo and S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia ended in a no result today (03rd December) at Nalanda College Grounds, Colombo.

Having been put into bat first, Nalanda College posted a solid score of 285/4 on the board before declaring the innings in the 92nd over. Rusiru Vilochana (95) and Chanul Athukorala (50) starred with the bat, scoring half-centuries for Nalanda College.

In reply, the school by the sea posted 51/5 before rain halted the play on the final day. The incessant rain prompted the umpires to call off the game without a decision.

Meanwhile, the traditional encounter between Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa and St. Thomas College, Matara ended in a draw today at Uyanwatta Stadium in Matara. However, St. Thomas College managed to take first innings honors thanks to the brilliant bowing performances of Pesandu Sanjan and Banuka Insamal, who picked up 4-wicket hauls.

Brief Scores

Nalanda College, Colombo 285/4d (92) Rusiru Vilochana 95, Chanul Athukorala 50, Yasiru Samarakoon 37, Eranga Jayakodi 35*, Kushmitha Silva 33*

S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia 51/5 (23.5) Sajitha Vithanage 2/07

Result – No Result

Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa 141 (31.2) Ranuka Rudrigo 23, Tharindu Amarasinghe 21 Pesandu Sanjan 4/12, Banuka Insamal 4/60 & 87/2 (16.2) Tharindu Amarasinghe 51*, Umesh Mendis 28, Thesandu Sanjan 2/19

St. Thomas College, Matara 232 (85.1) Thesandu Sanjana 47, Abdul Maajid 46, Ochintha Chamika 26, Jimuthu Iddamalgoda 22*, Dumindu Saksara 21, Achala Perera 3/36, Tharindu Amarasinghe 2/42 Prince Aloka 2/54

Result – Match Drawn