Gomez blasts 150; all-rounder Jayawardene guides Royal to win

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

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Fourteen games of the ongoing Schools First-XI Cricket Tournament were worked off across the two tiers today (13), all around the island.

Pawan Sandesh’s brilliant century guided Devapathiraja College to a convincing win over Dharmaraja College in a Tier B encounter ended today at MRICS, Hambantota. Having restricted Dharmaraja College to 157, Devapathiraja College cruised to the target in just 27 overs with 5 wickets in hand. Number 3 batter Sandesh stroked unbeaten 101 runs off 87 balls with 11 fours and 4 sixes at a strike rate of 116.09.

Ananada College suffered an unexpected defeat at the hands of St. Servatius College in a Tier B encounter worked off today at Ananda College Grounds in Colombo. Mithila Minsara (81), Diniru Abeywickramasinghe (63) and Thisan Dewmith (5/24) were the chief architects of St. Servatius College’s stunning win.

Sri Lanka U19 cap speedster Duvindu Ranatunga who plays for Mahanama College bowled a fiery bowling spell against St. Benedict’s College batting lineup in their Tier A encounter played today at Army Grounds, Mattegoda. Ranatunga picked up 5 wickets for just 23 runs in his 9-over spell which helped his side restrict the Bens to just 86 runs.

Royal College registered a comprehensive 8-wicket win over St. Anne’s College thanks to a brilliant all-round show from Sineth Jayawardene. He starred with the bat scoring an eye-catching century while picking up 4 wickets with the ball.

Wesley College’s opening batter Chamath Gomez was the star of the day with the bat as he smashed a blistering century against De Mazenod College. Gomez stroked 150 runs off 104 balls with 10 fours and 10 sixes with a staggering strike rate of 144.23.

Brief Scores

St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa 190 (48.5) Vishwa Rajapaksha 57, Dasun Perera 40, Janith Shehan 26, Tharindu Eshan 21, Malith Randika 3/35, Mahith Methdinu 2/32

Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa 64 (28.1) Shehara Sandesh 17, Raveen Chethana 4/19, Janith Shehan 2/23, Tharindu Eshan 2/09, Menusha Perera 2/12

Result – St. Joseph Vaz College won by 126 runs

St. Thomas’ College, Matara 125 (49.2) Pramudith Rashmika 28, Senura Perera 20*, Janula Indusara 3/21, Sadew Samarasinghe 2/24

Nalanda College, Colombo 129/4 (26.4) Rusiru Vilochana 39, Sadew Samarasinghe 38*

Result – Nalanda College won by 6 wickets

St. Anthony’s College, Kandy 152 (40.3) Lahiru Abeysinghe 38, Charuka Ekanayake 29*, Thisara Ekanayake 28, Mohomed Aaqil 21, Randisha Bandaranayake 3/26, Poorna Sulakshana 2/30

S. Senanayake College, Colombo 156/3 (34.2) Gaviru Senehas 71*, Senura Silva 64, Traveen Mathew 2/28

Result – D. S. Senanayake College won by 7 wickets

Dharmaraja College, Kandy 157 (46.2) Isuru Pannala 54, Maleesha Rajakaruna 40*, Nisala Abeyrathne 27, Chaminda Sandaruwan 2/25, Pathum Shaminda 2/28, Irushka Thimira 2/33

Devapathiraja College, Rathgama 158/5 (27) Pawan Sandesh 101*, Matheesha Saranga 21, Naveen Jayaweera 2/20, Dulara Bandulasena 2/52

Result – Devapathiraja College won by 5 wickets

St. Anthony’s College, Wattala 153 (43.1) Amitha Sandeepa 34, Tishan De Silva 27, Therika Akash 23, Malith Kavindu 4/29, Yasiru Yugath Jasinghe 2/21

Lumbini College, Colombo 149 (32.2) Malith Kavindu 40, Shahan Kaushalya 37, Pathum Vihaga 5/18, Amitha Sandeepa 2/26

Result – St. Anthony’s College won by 4 runs

President’s College, Kotte 321/9 (50) Dinal Induwara 55, Kalpa Hettiarachchi 49, Malindu Nuwin 47*, Deneth Sigera 46, Kaveesha Yashmika 38, Isara Kanchana 24, Supun Lakmal 4/64, Chamod Banuka 2/56

St. Mary’s College, Kegalle 229 (43.3) Nadeeka Kasthuriarachchi 59, Tharindu Abayajeewa 36, Senuth Walisingha 27, Naveen Themiya 25, Isara Kanchana 2/29, Tharuka Thasmin 2/29, Malindu Nuwin 2/34, Kalpa Hettiarachchi 2/40

Result – President’s College won by 92 runs

Isipathana College, Colombo 189 (49.1) Yashith Kalupahana 71, Kevin Ranger Samuel 20, Shenon Rodrigo 5/30, Lakindu Sachin 3/38

St. Peter’s College, Colombo 190/5 (45.2) Oween Salgado 94, Dilana Damsara 37*, Sahan Viraj 2/43

Result – St. Peter’s College won by 5 wickets

Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda 205 (49.1) Chanuka De Silva 50, Chanaka Jananga 32, Senitha Halambage 30, Manasa De Silva 26, Kavindu Primal 3/28, Rukshan Devinda 2/27

Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya 157 (42.4) Timoth Asmika 27*, Chithma Hettiarachchi 25, Senitha Halambage 5/24, Pathum Malitha 2/39

Result – Dharmasoka College won by 48 runs

St. Servatius’ College, Matara 262/8 (50) Mithila Minsara 81, Diniru Abeywickramasinghe 63, Viran Chamuditha 28, Damindu Sankalpa 27*, Denuwan Pramod 21, Sachin Jayasinghe 3/38, Ayesh Sashimal 3/39, Isuru Ayesh 2/36

Ananda College, Colombo 200 (40.5) Iruth Gimshan 68, Induwara Wijerathna 23, Nethma Samaraweera 22, Thisan Dewmith 5/24, Vishwa Supun 2/36, Viran Chamuditha 2/39

Result – St. Servatius’ College won by 62 runs

Zahira College, Colombo 208/9 (50) Venkat Rajendran 54, Chamod Lakshan 41, Mohamed Rizwan 30, Raeed Carrim 26, Mohamed Yasir 20, Kalana Pathum 4/53, Vishwa Indunil 2/41

St. Aloysius’ College, Galle 209/7 (43.5) Charya Yasara 53, Vidura Lakshan 40, Bashana De Silva 40, Hasitha Suranga 32*, Mohamed Rizwan 5/42

Result – St. Aloysius’ College won by 3 wickets

St. Benedict’s College, Colombo 86 (39.5) Chamath Chathurya 33, Duvindu Ranathunga 5/23, Dulnith Sigera 3/24, Inuka Karannagoda 2/17

Mahanama College, Colombo 88/3 (15.4) Dulnith Sigera 38*, Koojana Perera 21, Dilan Thabrew 2/36

Result – Mahanama College won by 7 wickets

St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala 180/7 (50) Mahima Kotuwila 62, Manaan Muzammil 37, Buddhima Nandasiri 30, Sineth Jayawardena 4/22

Royal College, Colombo 181/2 (22.2) Sineth Jayawardena 102*, Uvindu Weerasekara 53*

Result – Royal College won by 8 wickets

S.Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia 203/8 (36) Romesh Mendis 52*, Senadhi Bulankulama 35, Akash Fernando 28, Dineth Goonewardene 22, Sandeesh Fernando 4/37, Ryan Dissanayake 2/49

St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa 204/8 (34) Sandeesh Fernando 50, Aloka Fernando 41, Ryan Dissanayake 36, Sajan Wijerathna 26, Dineth Goonewardene 4/41

Result – St. Sebastian’s College won by 2 wickets

Wesley College, Colombo 294/8 (50) Chamath Gomez 150, Disula Yapa 38, Uvin Perera 27, Anuga Pahansara 25, Sithum Fernando 3/50

De Mazenod College, Kandana 218/9 (50) Sandeshka Abeykoon 36, Maleesha Mihishan 33, Sithum Fernando 30, Mishen Fernando 26, Hasith Sandeepa 24, Kenul Dhananjaya 21, Shakesh Minon 3/39, Linal Subasinghe 2/31

Result – Wesley College won by 76 runs