Rehan’s seven puts St. Benedict’s on top
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A seven wicket haul by Rehan Kavishka helped St. Benedict’s to come out on top against Lumbini MV on day one in their Under 19 match played at Kotahena.

Rehan’s seven sent Lumbini MV reeling to a score of 94 and St. Benedict’s in reply helped by half tons from Dinitha Ratnayake and Dulantha Lewis ended the day in a strong position of 161 for 4.

Lumbini MV 94 (Kanishka Maduwantha 27: Rehan Kavishka 7 for 60, Mahesh Theekshana 2 for 5)

St Benedict’s 161 for 4 (Dinitha Ratnayake 54, Dulantha Lewis 51rtd, Mahesh Theekshana 32 n.o.)


St. Peter’s fight back

St. Peter’s after being restricted to a score of 143 fought back to grab five Maris Stella wickets on day one of the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Bambalapitiya. The highlight of the first day’s play was an unbeaten knock of 65 by Santhush Gunatileke. Maris Stella ended the day on 94 for 5.

St. Peter’s 146 (Ranmith Jayasena 23, Santhush Gunatileke 65 n.o.: Ashen Fernando 3 for 28, Sashan Fernando 2 for 13)

De Mazenod 94 for 5 (Deshan Fernando 41, Krishan Sanjula 27: Mohamed Ameen 2 for 16)


Royal dominate

Royal College dominated proceedings against St. Sebastian’s College on the opening day’s play in the Under 19 match played at Reid Avenue. Royal taking first lease of the wicket made a modest score of 227 and had St. Sebastian’s struggling on 70 for 6.

Royal 227 (Lakindu Nanayakkara 50, Kavindu Wijeratne 46, Himesh Ramanayake 26, Ronuka Jayawardena 22: Praveen Jayawickrama 4 for 50, Nimesh Bandara 4 for 56)

St. Sebastian’s 106 for 8 (Asher Warnakulasuriya 36 not out, Avishka Fernando 25: Helitha Vithanage 3 for 23, Himesh Ramanayake 3 for 33)


Sameera, Shamaz half tons

Half tons by Sajith Sameera and Mohamed Shamaz were the highlight of the first day’s play in the match between Zahira and Dharmaraja played at Maradana. Zahira batting first made 204 and Dharmaraja in their turn were 106 for 4.

Zahira 204 (Sajith Sameera 78, Mohamed Shamaz 65, Nalinda Surasinghe 24: Rukmal Dissanayake 4 for 69, Upendra Warnakulasekera 2 for 34, Gihan Withana 2 for 35)

Dharmaraja 106 for 4 (Deshan Gunasinghe 34, Udantha Samarakoon 28, Niwantha Herath 36: Sajith Sameera 2 for 35)


Siri Piyarathana MMV in box seat

Siri Piyaratana MMV Padukka was in the box seat and look set to record an early victory against St. Mary’s Chilaw when play stopped on day one in the match played at Padukka. Siri Piyarathana MMV having bowled out St. Mary’s for 94 made 152. St. Mary’s were struggling on 33 for 6 in their second essay.

St Mary’s Chilaw 94 (Dilushan Jayasanka 41: Sampath Wijesuriya 6 for 14) and 33 for 6 (Sampath Wijesuriya 3 for 6)

Siri Piyarathana MMV Padukka 153 (Sampath Wijesuriya 38, Kavindu Ishwara 25: Chamuditha Arunasiri 6 for 50)



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