Mahinda crush St. Servatius to book a place in Semi-Finals

U19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament 2022/23

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Mahinda College, Galle qualified for the Semi-Finals of the U19 Schools Division 1 Tier B Limited Overs Tournament as they defeated St. Servatius College, Matara in the Quarter Final encounter played today (23rd November).

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Having won the toss, St. Servatius College opted to bat first but things didn’t go as planned as they were bundled out for just 100 runs in 37.1 overs. Arosha Udayanga produced a magnificent spell with the ball taking 4 wickets for just 4 runs.

The lads from Galle chased down the target of 101 quite comprehensively in the 20th over with 7 wickets in hand securing their place in the Semi-Finals. Dhanuja Induwara was the star with the bat for Mahinda College as he came up with an eye-catching half-century.

Brief Scores

St. Servatius College, Matara 100 (37.1) Chiran Neththaru 25, Arosha Udayanga 4/04, Senuka Dangamuwa 2/12

Mahinda College, Galle 103/3 (19.1) Dhanuja Induwara 50*, Pramesh madubashana 21, Dinura Kalupahana 20

Result – Mahinda College won by 7 wickets & qualified to Semi-Finals

With this result, the Semi-Finalists confirmed from Division 1 Tier B segment as Mahinda College (Galle), St. Peter’s College (Colombo), Thurstan College (Colombo) and St. Joseph Vaz College (Wennappuwa) have secured their places in the Semis.

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Semi-Final Line Up

  • Semi-Final 1 – Thurstan College, Colombo vs St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa
  • Semi-Final 2 – St. Peter’s College, Colombo vs Mahinda College, Galle