Ashail and Sachin guides Wesley
All-round performances by Ashail Kariyawasam and Sachin Jayawardena helped Wesley record a 38 runs win over Prince of Wales in the under 17 Division I pre-quarter final encounter played at Campbell Park.
Ashail continued his batting form when he cracked another 89 while Sachin made an unbeaten 71 as Wesley taking first lease of the wicket to make a formidable score of 276.
Later Ashail and Sachin shared six wickets between them to restrict Prince of Wales to a score of 238.
Wesley 276 in 50 overs (Ashail Kariyawasam 89, Migara Wickramasinghe 37, Basith Muzammil 26, Dinuka Jayasinghe 22, Sachin Jayawardena 71 n.o.: S. Kumara 2 for 26, S. Withanawasam 2 for 37)
Prince of Wales 238 in 47.4 overs (S. Withanawasam 63, C. Fernando 35, B. Mendis 34, M. Aponso 25: Sachin Jayawardena 3 for 34, Ashail Kariyawasam 3 for Migara Wickramasinghe 2 for 12)
(By M. Shamil Amit)