Chandimal’s ton puts Antonians on top

U19 Division 1 Tournament – Traditional Fixtures

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Three traditional encounters of Schools U19 Division 1 Tournament commenced today (28th February) at Matara, Jaffna and Kandy.

Tharushka Ashel’s century headlines the traditional encounter between Isipathana College and St. Servatius’ College, which commenced today at Uyanwatta Stadium, Matara. After been asked to bat first, Isipathana College ended the first day’s play at 244/7.

Apart from Ashel’s match defining century (123*), Yuneth Seneviratne starred with the bat, scoring 78 runs for Isipathana College.

Thomas’ College were stuttering at 75/5 at stumps on day one, replying to St. John’s College’s first innings total of 132 runs. The traditional encounter between the two sides commenced today at St. John’s College Ground, Jaffna.

St. Anthony’s College were in a dominant position against Kingswood College at the end of the first day’s play of their traditional encounter at St. Anthony’s College Ground, Kandy.

Chandimal Herath’s brilliant century steered the Antonians to a commanding total on the board for their first innings. In reply, the boys from Kandy struggled with the bat as they posted 88/7 before the umpires called stumps on day one.

Brief Scores

Isipathana College, Colombo 244/7 (68) Tharushka Ashel 123*, Yuneth Senevirathne 78, Thaush Damimdu Sankalpa 4/60, Kushan Wijerama 3/32

Stumps – Day 1

St. John’s College, Jaffna 132 (58.1) Sachin Anderson 25, Premachchandran Sajeepan 24, Aathif Siddhique 5/44, Manith Perera 3/22

Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia 75/5 (26) Ryan Fernando 27, Anton Abhishek 2/18

Stumps – Day 1

St. Anthony’s College, Kandy 359/7d (67) Chandimal Herath 116, Rayan Anthony 50*, Kavindu Shehan 45, Asitha Wanninayake 36, Thisara Ekanayake 32, Lahiru Abeysinghe 29, Iduwara Galapitage 23, Mayuranga Rajapaksha 2/56, Hasintha Polkotuwa 2/93

Kingswood College, Kandy 88/7 (23) Oshan Viranjana 54, Iduwara Galapitage 2/18, Lahiru Abeysinghe 2/33

Stumps – Day 1