Nipun, Jehan shine for St. Joseph’s on day one
By M. Shamil Amit  Published : 12:40 am  November 1, 2016 | No comments so far | Print This Post  | 
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Nipun Sumanasinghe and Jehan Daniel shone for St. Joseph’s College against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Albert Peiris Stadium in Wennappuwa.

Nipun cracked 122 which included 12 boundaries while Jehan made 63 with seven boundaries and two sixes. Nipun was involved in two fruitful partnerships first of 125 runs for the fourth wicket with Jehan and the other of 71 runs for the seventh wicket with Dineth Jayakody which helped St. Joseph’s taking first lease of the wicket make a score of 303 for 8 declared.

St. Joseph Vaz in their turn facing 15 overs ended the day on 24 for 2. The match will be continued today.

St. Joseph’s 303 for 8 declared (Nipun Sumanasinghe 122, Jehan Daniel 63, Dineth Jayakody 46, Revon Kelly 17, Dineth Maduarawala 17: Madushan Ranatunga 2 for 54, Dhananjaya Perera 2 for 79)

St. Joseph Vaz Wennappuwa 24 for 2

St. Thomas’ make 198/6

St. Thomas’ College Matara made a score of 198 for 6 on day one against St. John’s Jaffna in the Under 19 match played at St. John’s ground in Jaffna.

St. Thomas’ Matara 198 for 6 (Ramindu Praveenath 45, Nipun Achalanka 22, Lahiru Dilshan 47 n.o., Hashin Dilmal 41 n.o.: Vasanthan Jathusan 2 for 15, A. Krishanthujan 2 for 24, K. Kapilraj 2 for 34) vs St. John’s Jaffna

Sowzan cracks 122

A knock of 122 by Sowzan Suhair enabled De La Salle College Mutwal post a score of 270 against Shashthrananda MMV Dehiwala who ended day one on 10 for 0 in the match played at Mutwal.

De La Salle Mutwal 270 (Sowzan Suhair 122, Ranchaka Perera 35, Ravindu Sandeepa 31: Ruwan Lakshan 5 for 65)

Shashsthrananda MMV Dehiwala 10 for 0

Henegama Central dominate

Henegama Central dominated proceedings against Bandaranayake MMV Veyangoda on the opening day’s play in the match played at Henegama.

Henegama Central 162 (Sasanka Dulaj 52, Damith Chamal 47: Nipun Gunasekera 3 for 24, Chamath Kalhara 2 for 1, Sajith Madusanka 2 for 25, Maleesha Kalansuriya 2 for 43) and 86 for 5 (Sisikelum Lochana 62: Maleesha Kalansuriya 3 for 21)

Bandaranayake MMV Veyangoda 95 (Avishka Wijesiri 33, Sajith Madusanka 20: Shehan Dinusha 5 for 39, Waruna Vishwajith 2 for 11, Pramith Dharshana 2 for 13)

- MSA

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