St. Anthony’s take honors despite Karunaratne ton

U19 Traditional Encounters 2022

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The traditional encounter between Ananda College, Colombo and St. Anthony’s College, Katugastota ended in a draw today (25th May) at St. Anthony’s College Grounds in Kandy.

Ananda College posted 259 runs for the first innings in reply to St. Anthony’s 359 as Nethma Karunaratne stroked a brilliant century. Karunaratne made 132 runs off 182 balls with 17 fours and 2 sixes.

Asitha Wanninayake was the top performer with the ball for the hosts as he snared 5 wickets for 63 runs. The Antonians began their second innings 42 runs ahead and posted 135/5 as Lahiru Abeysinghe who made an impressive 48 runs in the first innings bettered his efforts with the bat scoring a classy half-century.

Brief Scores

St. Anthonys 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 & 135/5 (23.4) Lahiru Abeysinghe 50*, Mohameed Aaqil 23, Yasiru Gamarachchi 23, Chamindu Wickramasinghe 21, Pulindu Kiriella 3/33, Ayesh Sashimal 2/44

Ananda College, Colombo 259 (63.4) Nethma Karunarathne 132, Hansaja Jayasinghe 42, Lakshita Kularathna 37, Asitha Wanninayake 5/63, Jayodya Amarasena 2/33

Result – Match Drawn