Udage grabs 12-for; Richmond College advance to quarter-finals


Richmond College held their nerve to beat Lumbini College in their Singer-cup limited over, pre-quarter finals which was worked off today in Maggona.

Being asked to bat first Richmond College made only 106 runs as they were bowled out in 22 overs. In reply Lumbini College was buddle out for a hapless 48 runs as Sandun Mendis and Thilanga Udeshana claimed three wickets a piece to make sure that Richmond College go ahead in the limited overs tournament.

Richmond College, Galle 106 (22) Dananjaya Lakshan 21, Kavin Kemitha 5/15.

Lumbini College, Colombo 48 (16) Sandun Mendis 3/10, Thilanga Udeshana 3/10, Avindu Theekshana 2/11. 

St. Mary’s College overcame Moratu Vidyalaya by 99 runs in their Singer-cup traditional encounter which was worked off today in Moratuwa.

Lasitha Udage was unplayable with his bowling spell as he completed a match-bag of 12 wickets to rattle the lads from Moratuwa dismissing them for 130 inside 45 overs in the fourth innings to give a convincing win for the boys from Kegalle.

St Mary’s College, Kegalle 160 (43.5) Sadaru Sriyashantha 52, Damindu Chandrasiri 29*, Sajeewa Ranjith 28, Shehada Soyza 5/40, Najith Nishendra 2/27 & 179 (60) Gajitha Kotuwagoda 70, Niyomal Fernando 29*, Miraj Kaushika 3/34, Shehan Jeewantha 3/39, Hashen Adithya 2/39.

Moratu Vidyalaya 110 (43.1) Shehada Soyza 45, Lasitha Udage 7/41, Sanjaya Ranjith 3/21 & 130 (44.5) Shehan Jeewantha 65, Nishan Fernando 24, Lasitha Udage 5/45, Thimira Kumara 2/23, Sanuja Ranjith 2/18.