Sylvester’s spinners to the fore
Two sixteen year old left arm spinners Sumedha Dissanayake 5 for 45 and Nimesha Mendis 3 for 76 bowled with guile and venom for St. Sylvester’s to dismiss Sri Sumangala College, Panadura for 208 in the opening day of their schools under 19 cricket tournament match which commenced at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium yesterday. The match will be resumed today at 9.30 a.m.
Sumedha Dissanayake has now captured 60 wickets while the younger of the two Nimesha Mendis has a season haul of 87 wickets. The Sylvestrians had replied with 3 for no loss when bad light stopped play at around 4 p.m.
Sri Sumangala College 208 all out in 76 overs (Anutha Tharaka 44, Lahiru Vimukthi 19, Madhawa Sakuranga 45, Geeth Sanjaya 14, Sumedha Dissanayake 5 for 49, Nimesha Mendis 3 for 76) St. Sylvester’s College 3 for no loss in 2 overs.
By U J Jezeem