Isipathana takes honors in the drawn game against Lumbini

U19 Inter Schools Cricket Tournament 2022/23

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Two traditional encounters of the U19 Inter Schools Cricket Tournament were played today (24th January) Colombo.  

The traditional encounter between St. Peter’s College and Ananda College ended in a no result today at Ananda College Grounds in Colombo.

In reply to St. Peter’s College’s first innings total of 350, the hosts posted 136 runs for 2 wickets before rain washed out the rest of the play for day two.

The traditional encounter between Lumbini College and Isipathana College ended in a draw today at BRC Grounds in Colombo.

After being 94/6 at stumps on day one, Isipathana College were bowled out for 151 runs for their first innings. Dumindu Sewmina was the pick of the bowlers for Lumbini College as he grabbed 4 scalps for 42 runs.

Lumbini College began their second innings 20 runs behind, and posted 127/5 at the close of play on day two. Malith Bimsara starred with the bat for Lumbini College with a vital half-century, while Sithuka Gunawardene picked up 3 wickets for Isipathana College.

Brief Scores

St. Peter’s College, Colombo 350/7d (81) Rusanda Gamage 170, Kavika Jayasundara 58, Chamindu Perera 31, Nimutu Gunawardana 25, Shennan Rodrigo 20, Isuru Ayesh 4/64

Ananda College, Colombo 136/2 (39) Iruth Gimshan 46*, Induwara Wijerathna 37*, Viduna Wijebandara 23

Result – No Result

Lumbini College, Colombo 131 (51.5) Pasindu Mahisha 34, Yeshith Kalupahana 3/16, Kevin Samuel 3/33, Sithuka Gunawardene 2//19 & 127/5 (26) Malith Bimsara 54, Shahan Kaushalya 29, Sithuka Gunawardene 3/52

Isipathana College, Colombo 151 (43.5) Themiya Gunarathne 38*, Dushan Malinga 38, Tharushika Ashel 32, Mohomed Asjad 27, Dumindu Sewmina 4/42, Nabeel Rajudeen 2/12, Malith Bimsara 2/44

Result – Match Drawn