Perera’s fifer make headlines on Day 1 of the Division 1 Tier B Final

U19 Schools Cricket Tournament 2022/23

U19 Schools Cricket Tournament 2022/23

The Final of the U19 Division 1 Tier B competition commenced today between St. Servatius’ College, Matara and Maris Stella College, Negombo at Kirimandala Mawatha Cricket Grounds.

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After having won the toss, St. Servatius’ College wanted to bat first. However, St. Servatius’ were unable to get the start they would have been hoping for as they lost 5/86, with Denuwan Pramod scoring 36.

Diniru Abeywickramasinghe and Skipper Chiran Neththaru also fell in the 30’s before Viran Chamuditha’s fighting half-century took them to a respectable position, as St. Servatius’ College bowled out for 199. Maris Stella opening bowler Hasindu Perera was the star performer with the ball as he register a superb fifer.

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When the stumps having been called on Day 1, the Maris Stella openers batted for 4 overs and were able to add 14 runs as well.

Stay tuned with for all important Day 2 action coming up tomorrow.

Brief Scores:

St. Servatius’ College, Matara 199 (69.3) Viran Chamuditha 50, Denuwan Pramod 36, Diniru Abeywickramasinghe 30, Chiran Neththaru 30, Hasindu Perera 5/54, Shean Adithya 2/58

Maris Stella College, Negombo 14/0 (4) Kaveen Fernando 10*

Day 1 Stumps

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