Spinners Sachithra, Jeffery guide SSC to win
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By M. Shamil Amit

SSC’s spin duo Sachithra Senanayake who ended with a match bag of eight wickets and Jeffery Vandersay combined to guide SSC to record an outright win by 84 runs with two day’s to spare in a low scoring match of the Premier Super Eight cricket tournament concluded at R. Premadasa Stadium on Wednesday.

Ragama CC took a first inning lead over Chilaw Marians in another match of the same tournament played at the Colts ground.

Twin half tons by skipper Angelo Perera was the highlight of the match between NCC and Army SC as NCC dominated proceedings when play ended on day two at the FTZ ground in Katunayake.

Colts CC held the upper hand against Tamil Union at the end of the second day’s play in the match played at the Army ground in Panagoda.

At R. Premadasa Stadium
SSC 147 (Kaushal Silva 47, Minod Bhanuka 24, Kavindu Kulasekera 43 n.o.: Wanidnu Hasaranga 5 for 15, Ranitha Liyanaarachchi 2 for 35) and 155 (Kaushal Silva 43, Oshada Fernando 32, Ramesh Mendis 29: Ashan Priyanjan 4 for 14, Wanidu Hasaranga 3 for 49)
CCC (89/6 overnight) 101 (Roshan Anuruddha 27, Wanidu Hasaranga 18, Akila Jayasundara 16: Sachithra Senanayake 4 for 15, Dilshan Abeysinghe 3 for 44, Jeffery Vandersay 2 for 11) and 117 (Lasith Abeyratne 27, Ashan Priyanjan 16, Lahiru Madusanka 35 n.o.: Sachithra Senanayake 4 for 30, Jefferey Vandersay 4 for 46)

At Colts
Chilaw Marians 168 (Mahela Udawatte 41, Raveen Yasas 18, Sachithra Serasinghe 17, Rukshan Fernando 16 n.o.: Nilanka Premaratne 5 for 41, Sahan Nanayakkara 2 for 18) and 116 for 2 (Ashen Silva 29, Mahela Udawatte 52 n.o., Sachithra Serasinghe 23 n.o.)
Ragama CC (86/2 overnight) 276 (Samminda Fernando 93, Koshan Dhanush 50, Sameera de Zoysa 27, Akshu Fernando 26, Nayana Fernando 19, Thilaksha Sumanasiri 16: Arosh Janoda 5 for 45, Shehan Jayasuriya 3 for 50)

At FTZ Katunayake
NCC 268 (Angelo Perera 53, Thimira Jayasinghe 53, Chathuranga de Silva 42, Lahiru Udara 35, Anuk Fernando 16: Yasoda Mendis 4 for 65, Dushan Vimukthi 3 for 64, Janith Silva 2 for 41) and 139 for 4 (Dinesh Chandimal 41, Jehan Mubarak 17, Angelo Perera 55 n.o., Chathuranga de Silva 20 n.o.: Dushan Vimukthi 2 for 39)
Army SC (23/0 overnight) 227 (Lakshitha Madushan 54, Ashan Randika 38, Dilshan de Soysa 38, Janith Silva 32, Navod Ilukwatte 27: Sachintha Peiris 4 for 43, Chathuranga dew Silva 4 for 63)

At Panagoda
Colts CC 218 (Sadeera Samarawickrama 52, Priyamal Perera 47, Pasindu Lakshanka 23, Akila Dhananjaya 52 n.o.: Dulanjana Mendis 5 for 71, Ramith Rambukwella 4 for 75) and 248 for 3 (Sadeera Samarawickrama 93, Angelo Jayasinghe 76 n.o., Vishad Randika 60 n.o.: Pramdo Madushan 2 for 56)
Tamil Union (117/6 overnight) 168 (Sithara Gimhan 43, Kithruwan Vithanage 26, Charith Jayampathi 24, Pulina Tharanga 21: Ishan Jayaratne 5 for 40, Ali Khan 2 for 55, Akila Dhananjaya 2 for 64)

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