Zahira College Colombo defeated the defending champions St. Henry’s College Jaffna 4-1 on penalties in their Kotmale Trophy Inter-Schools Under-19 Football Tournament semi-final match played at the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna on Thursday.
Left-arm spinner Hareen Buddila guided St. Aloysius’ College Galle to their fourth outright win when he ended with a matchbag of 12 for 81 helping his side to record a convincing ten-wicket win over St. Sylvester’s College in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket encounter concluded at Galle yesterday.
Gateway College Colombo took possession of the G. T. Bandara Trophy when they defeated Gateway College Kandy 3-1 in the Inter-International Schools Under-19 Football Tournament final played at the Police Park on Monday.
St. Joseph’s College though dominating their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa had to be satisfied with a first inning win in the match concluded at Wennappuwa on Tuesday.
A run-a-ball knock of 121 inclusive of 13 boundaries and haf a dozen sixes and a half ton by Nuwanidu Fernando who together put on a 111-run partnership for the fourth wicket helped St. Sebastian’s taking first lease of the wicket make a formidable score of 327 against Nalanda who ended day one on 31 for no loss in the Under 19 match played at Moratuwa.
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.
Thurstan College recorded their second outright win of the ongoing Under 19 inter-school cricket season when they coasted to a convincing ten-wicket win over Bandaranayake MMV Gampaha in the match concluded at Thurstan ground on Friday.
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.
Trinity College scored a close first innings win over Wesley College in their Under 19 Inter School cricket encounter which concluded at Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy on Friday.
Kalana Jayadeepa cracked a ton while S. Saranaga made a half ton enabling Galahitiyawa MMV Ganemulla amass a score of 356 for 9 declared against Nalanda College Minuwangoda who ended day one on 65 for 3 in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Divulapitiya.
Kavishka Anjula shone with a knock of 144 as Ananda registered an easy first inning win against Prince of Wales in the Under 19 match played at Mattegoda.
Isipathana College’s Pathum Nissanka, the first double centurion of the ongoing Under 19 inter-school cricket season, continued his batting form when he cracked 101 against St. Benedict’s College on day one in the match played at Colts ground.
St. Sylvester’s College scored a close first innings win over Dharmaraja College in their Under 19 Inter School cricket encounter which concluded at the Lake View Grounds in Kandy on Friday.
Dharmasoka MV Ambalangoda recorded an innings and 10-run win over Moratu MV in the Under 19 division I inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Karandeniya on Friday.
A massive 175-run opening stand between centurion Anishka Perera (100) and Shalith Fernando (77) helped St. Peter’s College come on top against Maris Stella on day one in their U-19 cricket encounter played at Bambalapitiya on Friday.
St. Joseph’s College recorded an easy ten-wicket win over Maris Stella Negombo in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Darley Road on Tuesday.
Tons by Dunith Jayatunga and Yasith Umayanga helped Kalutara MV taking first lease of the wicket make a formidable score of 339 for 3 declared against Sri Jayawardenapura MMV Kotte who ended day one with a score of 25 for 2 in the Under 19 match played at the Kalutara Esplanade.
D.S. Senanayake College Colombo coasted to an easy nine-wicket win over Anuradhapura Central in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Anuradhapura yesterday.
Gateway College, Rajagiriya unveiled their new sports facilities under the patronage of Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sports yesterday. The occasion was attended by many distinguished sporting personalities, teachers, sportsmen and women and well wishers. The school would be celebrating their 20th anniversary next year.
Ravindu Sanjana cracked an 187-ball 159 inclusive of 20 boundaries and five sixes to guide St. Aloysius to an innings and 36-run win over Gurukula MV Kelaniya in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket encounter concluded at Galle yesterday.