Sylvestrians runs short of time
The Sylvestrians dominated the 49th big match against Vidyartha at the Asgiriya Stadium but ran short of time to clinch an outright win.
After bowling out Vidyartha for 158 on day one, the Sylvestrians batted consistently well down the line to take a lead of 59 on the first innings. Mohamed Feshal top scored with 54, while Basnayake emerged the best bowler for Vidyartha. Ravi Karunaratne made a carefree unbeaten 33.
Vidyartha 158 and 56-3 in 34.3 overs.
St. Sylvesters 2 for no loss contd. 217-6 in 66.1 overs (R.Wickremaarachchi 16, K. Alwis 17, R. Jayatissa 24, C. Ranaweera 21, M. Feshal 54, C. Silva 23, R. Karunaratne 33 n.o.; N. Basnayake 4-69) - AK