Delmage Group, Hirdaramani Group, Central Finance and Bodyline welcomed the new year 2019 on victorious mood as winners in the MCA Division 'D' 40-over League Tournament matches played after the Christmas and New Year vacations last weekend.
It was a busy weekend for Delmage Group and Central Finance – both teams engaged in double headers.
Delmage Group beat Hilton Residencies by 5 wickets last Saturday but were beaten by Bodyline by 76 runs he following day.
Central Finance went down fighting to Hirdaramani by 9 runs on Saturday, and bounced back to beat Softlogic Finance by 125 runs the next day.
The top performers in the new year were, Isuru Udana from Delmage Group (95 not out and 3 for 33 vs Hilton Residencies), Maheepa Madusanka from Hirdaramani Group (92 vs Central Finance), Jeewantha Pradeep from Central Finance (81 vs SoftLogic Finance), Vishma Neranjan from Bodyline (78 not out vs Delmage), Ravindu Shan from Hilton Residencies (75 vs Delmage Group), Dilshan Alahakoon from Central Finance (5 for 17 vs SoftLogic Finance) and Vikum Costha from Central Finance (58 runs and 3 for 30 vs Hirdaramani). The tournament will continue this weekend with a card of six matches.
At Veyangoda: Delmage Group beat Hilton Residencies by 5 wickets
HCR 224 all out (39.5) (R. Shan 75, I. Silva 37, D. Yohan 25, C. Perera 3/32, I. Vidana 3/33, M. Munasinghe 2/20)
Delmage 225 for 5 wickets (36) (I. Udana 95n.o, T. Vidanapathirana 59)
At Thurstan: Hirdaramani Group beat Central Finance by 9 runs
Hirdramani 188 all out (38.1) (M. Madushanka 92, U. Sachin 35, C. Jayanetti 3/14, V. Costha 3/33, U. Indrajith 3/40)
Central Finance 179 all out (39.2) (V. Costha 58, N. Fernando 37, M. Gihan 4/30, S. Balaharuwa 2/25, M. Sahiran 2/30)
At MCA: Central Finance beat Softlogic Finance by 125 runs
Central Finance 225 for 9 wickets (40) (J. Pradeep 81, T. Silva 40, P. Perera 3/35, S. Deelanka 3/40)
Softlogic 100 all out (28) (P. Gunaratne 25, D. Alahakoon 5/17, U. Indrajit 3/22, V. Costha 2/18)
At Mattegoda: Bodyline beat Delmage Group by 76 runs
Bodyline 228 for 8 wickets (40) (V. Neranjan 78n.o, K. Madusanka 40, G. Sepalage 36, T. Vidanapathirana 3/25, I. Vidana 2/40)
Delmage 152 for 8 wickets (40) (P. Rajapaksa 22, J. Jayaratne 3/18, K. Eranga 2/16, I. Chandrasiri 2/29)
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