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125th Royal-Josephian annual encounter ends in a draw

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The 125th Annual Cricket Encounter between St. Joseph’s College and Royal College ended in a draw today (09th April), at Reid Avenue.

After being 32/3 at stumps on day one, St. Joseph’s College posted 131/8 before declaring their first innings. Dan Poddiwela (3/22), Sandesh Ramanayake (2/33) and Gishan Balasooriya (2/37) starred in Royal College’s disciplined bowling effort.

In reply, Royal College showed a much better batting display, putting on 240 runs for 7 wickets at the close of play on day two. Uvindu Weerasekara (57), Dasis Manchanayake (54*) and Sineth Jayawardena (53) stroked half-tons for the hosts. Shenuk Serasinghe managed to take 5 wickets for 63 runs for the visitors.

Brief Scores

St. Joseph’s College, Colombo – 131/8d (50.2) Hiran Jayasundara 30, Mithira Thenura 26, Muditha Lakshan 22, Naren Muralidaran 20, Dan Poddiwela 3/22, Sandesh Ramanayake 2/33, Gishan BalasooriyaScore

Royal College, Colombo – 240/7 (67) Uvindu Weerasekara 57, Dasis Manchanayake 54*, Sineth Jayawardena 53, Ashen Gamage 37, Shenuk Serasinghe 5/63

Result – Match Drawn

Devapathiraja College vs Sri Devananda College

Devapathiraja College won the toss and chose to bat first at UC Grounds, Ambalangoda. Though the visitors opted to bat first, they were unable to put on a substantial score on the board as they were restricted to 170 runs.

In reply, Sri Devananda College posted 146/3 at stumps on day one. Kanchana De Livera top-scored with an unbeaten knock of 66 runs off 54 balls with 10 fours and a six.

Brief Scores

Devapathiraja College, Rathgama – 170 (45.4) Pawan Sandesh 68, Tharindu Rukshan 42*, Chavindu Achintha 30, Vihanga Malith 2/17, Wanith De Silva 2/19, Pramod Naveen 2/31

Sri Devananda College, Ambalangoda – 146/3 (25) Kanchana De Livera 66*, Shehan Wickramasinghe 49, Puljith Wathsuka 2/21

Stumps – Day 01


Result

Match drawn

Royal College
109/9 (41.3)

St. Joseph’s College
174/9 (57.5)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Abishek Jayaweera c Anush Polonnowita b Bulan Weerathunga 10 29 2 0 34.48
Hirun Kapurubandara c Geeshan Perera b Vinuga Premawardena 22 22 3 1 100.00
Anik Fernando c Medan Pathirana b Bulan Weerathunga 25 27 3 1 92.59
Kenath Sasmina c Damith Kappagoda b Geeshan Perera 22 31 3 1 70.97
Achintha De Alwis lbw b Damith Kappagoda 16 50 1 0 32.00
Yenula Dewthusa c Rehan Peris b Bulan Weerathunga 48 120 3 0 40.00
Kavean Pathirana c Abhishek Iddawela b Sehath Perera 10 15 2 0 66.67
Dinuk Serasinghe c Rehan Peris b Bulan Weerathunga 12 52 1 0 23.08
Dineth Jayakody run out () 0 1 0 0 0.00
Jeaden Makalanda not out 0 2 0 0 0.00


Extras 9 (b 0 , lb 1 , nb 2, w 6, pen 0)
Total 174/9 (57.5 Overs, RR: 3.01)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Bulan Weerathunga 13.5 3 57 4 4.22
Vinuga Premawardena 6 0 24 1 4.00
Damith Kappagoda 16 2 50 2 3.12
Abhishek Iddawela 11 1 26 0 2.36
Sehath Perera 11 4 16 1 1.45


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Sanvidu Senartharachchi run out () 37 62 4 0 59.68
Anush Polonnowita b Dinuk Serasinghe 4 9 0 0 44.44
Rehan Peris c Kenath Sasmina b Kisal Lokuliyana 4 13 1 0 30.77
Lahiru Gangewatte lbw b Yenula Dewthusa 26 38 2 0 68.42
Geeshan Perera c Dinuk Serasinghe b Yenula Dewthusa 8 40 1 0 20.00
Damith Kappagoda c Dinuk Serasinghe b Yenula Dewthusa 4 8 1 0 50.00
Sehath Perera run out () 6 30 0 0 20.00
Bulan Weerathunga b Yenula Dewthusa 10 21 1 0 47.62
Medan Pathirana lbw b Dineth Jayakody 7 16 1 0 43.75
Vinuga Premawardena not out 3 17 0 0 17.65
Abhishek Iddawela not out 0 0 0 0 0.00


Extras 0 (b 0 , lb 0 , nb 0, w 0, pen 0)
Total 109/9 (41.3 Overs, RR: 2.63)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Dinuk Serasinghe 5 0 19 1 3.80
Yenula Dewthusa 16 2 45 4 2.81
Kavean Pathirana 7 2 19 0 2.71
Jayden Makalanda 8 3 14 0 1.75
Dineth Jayakody 0.3 0 1 1 3.33
Kisal Lokuliyana 5 0 17 1 3.40