St. Anthony’s takes upper hand on day one

U19 Traditional Encounters 2022

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The traditional encounter between Ananda College, Colombo and St. Anthony’s College, Kandy commenced today (24th May) at St. Anthony’s College Grounds in Kandy.

After been put into bat first, the hosts posted 301 runs for 8 wickets before declaring the innings in the 56th over. Mohameed Aaqil top-scored with a knock of 70 runs off 79 balls with 8 fours and 3 sixes.

Lahiru Abeysinghe (48), Yasiru Gamarachchi (38), Kavindu Shehan (36), Asitha Wanninayake (33) and Chandimal Herath (31) chipped in with useful knocks for Antonians.

Tehaan Perera and Pulindu Kiriella starred with the ball for the visitors taking 2 wickets each.

Brief Scores

St. Anthony’s College, Katugasthota 301/8d (56) Mohameed Aaqil 70, Lahiru Abeysinghe 48, Yasiru Gamarachchi 38, Kavindu Shehan 36, Asitha Wanninayake 33, Chandimal Herath 31, Bimsara Jayasekara 21, Tehaan Perera 2/49, Pulindu Kiriella 2/77

Ananda College, Colombo 1/0 (0.2)

Stumps – Day 1