Central and Western provinces North advance to finals
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Central and Western provinces advanced to the finals of under 15 inter provincial cricket tournament.
Nushan Weerasinghe hit 58 off 89 balls with seven boundaries to guide Central Province to a comfortable four wicket win over Western Province South while Pathum Madushanka once again showing his all-round abilities to steer Western Province North to an easy 127 runs win.
The two semi- finals were played at Colts and R. Premadasa Grounds on Monday. The final is scheduled to be played on Tuesday.
Central Province beat Western Province South by 4 wickets at Colts Ground
Western Province South 197 in 44.5 overs (Kusal Lakthilina 66 n.o, Dammika Dharana 42, Hansamal Perera 3 for 13, RAvin Seyar 3 for 49)
Central Province 198 for 6 in 49.1 overs (Nushan Weerasinghe 58 (89b, 7×4), Vishanga Vithana 43, Gamunu Chandimal 2 for 32)
Western Province North beat Western Province North Outer by 127 runs at R. Premadasa Stadium
Western Province North 225 in 50 overs (Pathum Madushanka 48, Janidu Karunathilake 44, Poorna Charutha 29, Tharindu Ratnayake 4 for 39, Ravindu Thivanka 4 for 45)
Western Province North Outer 98 in 41.4 overs (Irash Dulshan 32 n.o, Pathum Madushanka 4 for 14, Dileepa Jayalath 2 for 6)
(By Roshan Gunarathne)