Joes beat Nalanda; All-round Vihas Thewmika guide Thurstan to win

U19 Division 1 School Cricket Tournament 2022 (Limited-Overs)

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Three matches in the U19 Division 1 Schools Limited Overs Cricket Tournament was played today (06th October) at Colombo and Galle.

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Vihas Thewmika’s all-round brilliance headlines Thurstan College’s 5-wicket win over Lumbini College in their Tier B encounter worked off today at Colts Grounds in Colombo. Thewmika picked up 3 wickets with the ball while scoring a match-defining 31 runs with the bat for Thurstan College.

Yenula Dewthusa, Lahiru Amarasekara and Hiran Jayasundara’s excellent performances with bat and bowl helped St. Joseph’s College registered a 4-wicket win over Nalanda College in their Tier A encounter played today at Nalanda College Grounds in Colombo.

Mahinda College recorded a thumping 8-wicket win over Zahira College in the Tier B encounter between the sides played today at Mahinda College Grounds in Galle. Dinura Kalupahana’s match-winning half-century and Dhanuja Induwara’s all-round show were the highlights of Mahinda College’s dominant win.

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Brief Scores

Lumbini College, Colombo 111 (37.3) Sahan Kaushalya 31, Danith Sandesh 26, Vihas Thewmika 3/25, Kavinda Prabod 2/01, Kenuka Devapriya 2/06

Thurstan College, Colombo 114/5 (34.1) Vihas Thewmika 31*, Sanithya Deshapriya 31, Vihanga Deemantha 2/25

Result – Thurstan College won by 5 wickets


Nalanda College, Colombo 130 (44.4) Kushmitha Silva 24, Yasiru Rodrigo 21, Yenula Dewthusa 4/13, Lahiru Amarasekara 3/28

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 132/6 (34.4) Hiran Jayasundara 61, Muditha Dissanayaka 21, Vinodh Kaldera 2/34

Result – St. Joseph’s College won by 4 wickets


Zahira College, Colombo 124 (35.4) Umar Imran 26, Raeed Rizwan 20, Dhanuja Induwara 3/25, Ranmina Hettiarachchi 2/18

Mahinda College, Galle 130/2 (21.2) Dinura Kalupahana 77, Dhanuja Induwara 36*

Result – Mahinda College won by 8 wickets