Upul and Roshen put Galle in command

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Day three of the final round in the Super Provincial four day cricket tournament 2018 concluded today with two matches being played at Dambulla and Hambanthota. Upul Tharanga’s blistering century and Roshen Silva’s classy half-ton were the highlights of the third day’s play.

Super Provincial; Sarathchandra strokes a ton & Peiris takes 6-fer

Day two of final round of the SLC Super Four Provincial…

Kandy vs Galle

The encounter between Galle and Kandy resumed today for day three at Hambanthota International Cricket Stadium. Galle openers Lahiru Milantha and Madawa Warnapura continued where they left off yesterday but the former was dismissed early for 17 runs.

Photo Album – Galle vs Kandy | SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 3

Opener Madawa Warnapura made only 8 runs but faced 60 balls before he was trapped in front by right arm seamer Chamika Karunarathne. After the dismissals of the openers, Upul Tharanga and wicket keeper batsman Sadeera Samarawickrama put on a 51-run partnership for the third wicket before  the latter was dismissed for 17 runs.

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Kandy vs Galle

The final round encounter between Kandy and Galle..

Upul Tharanga who did not have a great run in the tournament, finally found his form with a blistering century. He made 103 runs off 111 balls at a strike rate of 92.79 including 14 fours and 2 massive sixes. Tharanga and Roshen Silva made a 99-run partnership for the fourth wicket which came in just 15.4 overs.

Bad light stopped play at 4.30pm thus umpires called stumps on day three. Roshen Silva, the leading run scorer of the tournament made 88 runs not out as the Galle team stretched their lead to a massive 538 runs at the end of the third day’s play.









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Full Scorecard

Team Kandy

185/10 & 363/3

(81 overs)

Result

Team Galle

425/10 & 306/9

(73.5 overs)

Match Draw

Team Kandy’s 1st Innings

Batting R B
P. Nissanka c Sadeera Samarawickrama b Nisala Tharaka 6 11
M Udawatte lbw by Nishan Peiris 27 52
C. Asalanka c Dasun Shanaka b Nishan Peiris 18 33
A Mathews c Roshen Silva b Nishan Peiris 5 27
N. Dickwella c Madawa Warnapura b Chathuranga de Silva 39 42
Priyamal Perera c Sadeera Samarawickrama b Nisala Tharaka 8 7
J. Mendis lbw by Nishan Peiris 5 9
C. Karunaratne lbw by Chathuranga de Silva 20 21
I Udana b Nishan Peiris 35 32
Lahiru Samarakoon not out 11 13
P. Jayasuriya c Oshada Fernando b Nishan Peiris 0 1
Extras
11
Total
185/10 (41.2 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-12, 2-62, 3-63, 4-88, 5-97, 6-114, 7-120, 8-170, 9-185, 10-185
Bowling O M R W E
Dammika Prasad 7 1 25 0 3.57
Nisala Tharaka 8.4 0 47 2 5.60
Nishan Peiris 16.2 2 67 6 4.14
Kasun Madushanka 0.2 0 1 0 5.00
MD Shanaka 2 1 2 0 1.00
PC de Silva 5 0 29 2 5.80
L.Milantha 2 0 10 0 5.00

Team Galle’s 1st Innings

Batting R B
M.Warnapura b Prabath Jayasuriya 66 118
L.Milantha c Anjelo Mathews b Lahiru Samarakoon 9 12
WU Tharanga lbw by Lahiru Samarakoon 2 2
S.Samarawickrama c Niroshan Dickwella b Isuru Udana 40 66
R. Silva c Charith Asalanka b Prabath Jayasuriya 168 295
MD Shanaka c Niroshan Dickwella b Charith Asalanka 90 145
PC de Silva c Lahiru Samarakoon b Charith Asalanka 0 9
Nisala Tharaka b Prabath Jayasuriya 4 13
Dammika Prasad c Anjelo Mathews b Prabath Jayasuriya 3 22
Kasun Madushanka c Niroshan Dickwella b Charith Asalanka 4 26
Nishan Peiris not out 8 18
Extras
31
Total
425/10 (120.3 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-24, 2-26, 3-129, 4-129, 5-296, 6-298, 7-331, 8-345, 9-369, 10-425
Bowling O M R W E
I Udana 31 6 93 1 3.00
Lahiru Samarakoon 20 2 87 2 4.35
C. Karunaratne 13 2 50 0 3.85
P. Jayasuriya 39.3 7 116 4 2.95
J. Mendis 6 0 23 0 3.83
C. Asalanka 11 2 31 3 2.82

Team Kandy’s 2nd Innings

Batting R B
P. Nissanka not out 188 226
M Udawatte c Roshen Silva b Nisala Tharaka 15 20
C. Asalanka c Mohomed Dilshad b Lahiru Milantha 62 143
A Mathews lbw by Nishan Peiris 23 34
N. Dickwella not out 56 66
Extras
19 (b 9, lb 5, nb 3, w 2)
Total
363/3 (81 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-34, 2-182, 3-231
Bowling O M R W E
Nisala Tharaka 11 1 37 1 3.36
Dammika Prasad 6 1 30 0 5.00
Nishan Peiris 29 4 111 1 3.83
PC de Silva 17 1 83 0 4.88
L.Milantha 7 0 37 1 5.29
MD Shanaka 11 0 51 0 4.64

Team Galle’s 2nd Innings

Batting R B
L.Milantha b Lahiru Samarakoon 17 46
M.Warnapura lbw by Chamika Karunaratne 8 60
WU Tharanga c Anjelo Mathews b Prabath Jayasuriya 103 111
S.Samarawickrama c Lahiru Kumara b Chamika Karunaratne 17 38
R. Silva b Chamika Karunaratne 89 112
MD Shanaka lbw by 9 15
PC de Silva c Prabath Jayasuriya b Chamika Karunaratne 9 20
Nisala Tharaka b Lahiru Samarakoon 18 32
Dammika Prasad not out 11 15
Nishan Peiris c Pathum Nissanka b Chamika Karunaratne 0 2
Extras
25 (b 12, lb 1, nb 8, w 4)
Total
306/9 (73.5 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-24, 2-64, 3-115, 4-214, 5-233, 6-253, 7- 284, 8-306, 9-306
Bowling O M R W E
P. Jayasuriya 22 4 63 1 2.86
Lahiru Samarakoon 13 2 56 2 4.31
I Udana 8 1 31 0 3.88
C. Asalanka 11 0 67 1 6.09
C. Karunaratne 15.5 0 63 5 4.06
J. Mendis 4 1 13 0 3.25

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Colombo vs Dambulla

The encounter between Colombo and Dambulla resumed today for day three at Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. Colombo openers Kaushal Silva and Shehan Jayasuriya continued their partnership as they put on a century stand for the first wicket.

Shehan Jayasuriya batted aggressively making 77 runs off 76 balls at a strike rate of 101.32. Jayasuriya’s innings included 11 fours and 1 massive six over the fence. Kaushal Silva made a patient knock of 38 runs off 85 balls as both the openers were dismissed by leg spinner Jeffery Vandersay.

Run-machine Roshen Silva strokes another ton

Final round of the Super Provincial four day cricket..

Experienced campaigner Lahiru Thirimanne who made a century in the first game, built another valuable 80-run partnership with skipper Dinesh Chandimal for the fourth wicket. Left hander Thirimanne stroked a half-ton while Chandimal made a quick-fire 44 runs off 51 balls including 6 fours.

Wanidu Hasaranga who made 52 runs in the first innings, again stroked 52 runs off 66 balls in the second innings as the Colombo team was bowled out for 351 runs, setting a target of 203 runs for the home team to chase. Highly rated leg spinner Jeffrey Vandersay picked up 4 wickets for 101 runs for the hosts.

Photo Album – Colombo vs Dambulla | SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 2

Chasing 203 runs to win, Dambulla openers Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunaratne got off to a solid start as they built an unbeaten 43-run partnership for the first wicket as umpires called stumps on day three. Dambulla requires another 160 runs to win the match with ten wickets in-hand.









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Full Scorecard

Team Colombo

210/10 & 351/10

(80.1 overs)

Result

Team Dambulla

359/10 & 205/5

(48 overs)

Dambulla won by 5 wickets

Team Colombo’s 1st Innings

Batting R B
Kaushal Silva c Manoj Sarathchandra b Lahiru Madushanka 7 29
Shehan Jayasuriya lbw by Lahiru Madushanka 23 25
D.De.Silva (runout) Dimuth Karunaratne 14 34
Lahiru Thirimanne c Manoj Sarathchandra b Asitha Fernando 0 9
LD Chandimal lbw by Asitha Fernando 0 4
W. Hasaranga c Manoj Sarathchandra b Lahiru Madushanka 52 72
L. Abeyrathne c Sachithra Senanayake b Lahiru Madushanka 85 107
NLTC Perera c Kusal Mendis b Lahiru Madushanka 2 10
T.De.Silva c Sachithra Serasinghe b Sachithra Senanayake 8 37
L. Sandakan c Manoj Sarathchandra b Vimukthi Perera 15 57
Dilesh Gunaratne not out 0 2
Extras
4
Total
210/10 (64.2 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-28, 2-33, 3-38, 4-38, 5-52, 6-127, 7-135, 8-166, 9-210, 10-210
Bowling O M R W E
A.Fernando 14 4 46 2 3.29
Vimukthi Perera 9 3 23 1 2.56
L. Madushanka 13.2 2 43 5 3.26
J.Vandersay 13 1 55 0 4.23
S. Senanayake 11 3 24 1 2.18
Sachithra Serasinghe 4 0 16 0 4.00

Team Dambulla’s 1st Innings

Batting R B
BKG Mendis c Dinesh Chandimal b Dilesh Gunaratne 24 30
D. Karunaratne lbw by Dilesh Gunaratne 19 34
Kusal Janith c Dananjaya De Silva b Lakshan Sandakan 85 91
A. Priyanjan c Lasith Abeyrathne b Thiksila De Silva 5 9
Sachithra Serasinghe c & b Shehan Jayasuriya 3 9
M. Sarathchandra c Lakshan Sandakan b Shehan Jayasuriya 103 181
L. Madushanka c Lasith Abeyrathne b Thiksila De Silva 11 26
S. Senanayake c Wanindu Hasaranga b Lakshan Sandakan 31 48
J.Vandersay c Wanindu Hasaranga b Dilesh Gunaratne 40 66
Vimukthi Perera not out 4 20
A.Fernando c Lasith Abeyrathne b Dilesh Gunaratne 0 2
Extras
34
Total
359/10 (84.1 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-47, 2-50, 3-73, 4-88, 5-179, 6-211, 7-274, 8-346, 9-351, 10-359
Bowling O M R W E
NLTC Perera 13 0 63 0 4.85
Dilesh Gunaratne 16.1 4 69 4 4.29
T.De.Silva 13 2 57 2 4.38
Shehan Jayasuriya 12 2 30 2 2.50
L. Sandakan 16 0 77 2 4.81
W. Hasaranga 14 1 54 0 3.86

Team Colombo’s 2nd Innings

Batting R B
Kaushal Silva c Dimuth Karunaratne b Jeffery Vandersay 38 85
Shehan Jayasuriya c Kusal Janith b Jeffery Vandersay 77 76
D.De.Silva c Manoj Sarathchandra b Sachithra Serasinghe 15 30
Lahiru Thirimanne c Ashan Priyanjan b Lahiru Madushanka 52 87
LD Chandimal lbw by Jeffery Vandersay 44 51
W. Hasaranga c Lahiru Madushanka b Asitha Fernando 52 66
NLTC Perera b Sachithra Senanayake 18 11
L. Abeyrathne (runout) Kusal Mendis 18 24
T.De.Silva lbw by Jeffery Vandersay 6 13
L. Sandakan not out 15 32
Dilesh Gunaratne (runout) Vimukthi Perera 1 11
Extras
15 (b 2, lb 5, nb 5, w 3)
Total
351/10 (80.1 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-113, 2-126, 3-143, 4-223, 5-262, 6-299, 7- 315, 8-326, 9-337, 10-351
Bowling O M R W E
A.Fernando 15 2 69 1 4.60
L. Madushanka 16.1 1 75 1 4.66
S. Senanayake 19 3 78 2 4.11
Sachithra Serasinghe 3 0 6 0 2.00
J.Vandersay 24 1 101 4 4.21
Vimukthi Perera 3 0 15 0 5.00

Team Dambulla’s 2nd Innings

Batting R B
BKG Mendis c Wanindu Hasaranga b Thiksila De Silva 62 117
D. Karunaratne c Lakshan Sandakan b Dilesh Gunaratne 19 44
Kusal Janith c Dananjaya De Silva b Thiksila De Silva 3 9
A. Priyanjan c Thisara Perera b Thiksila De Silva 2 8
Sachithra Serasinghe c Lasith Abeyrathne b Thisara Perera 55 78
M. Sarathchandra not out 27 25
S. Senanayake not out 6 13
Extras
31 (b 10, lb 6, nb 6, w 9)
Total
205/5 (48 overs)
Fall of Wickets:
1-64, 2-68, 3-72, 4-156, 5-185
Bowling O M R W E
T.De.Silva 14 2 53 3 3.79
Dilesh Gunaratne 10 0 48 1 4.80
NLTC Perera 10 0 24 1 2.40
Shehan Jayasuriya 4 0 17 0 4.25
W. Hasaranga 5 0 20 0 4.00
L. Sandakan 5 0 27 0 5.40