St. Benedict’s hold Antonians
The Antonians held the whip-hand at the end of day one, only for the Benedictines to come back strongly on the second morning at Katugastota yesterday. The match was drawn.

Paceman Samarakoon and Jamian accounted for six victims while spinner Fernando took three. First innings centurions Munas and Heshan were with runs in the second knock, too. The Bens had a victory target of 194 in 27 overs, but ended on 117-4.

St. Anthony’s 265 in 61.4 overs (S. Munas 111, H. Medagoda 30, G. Dissanayake 26, P. Fernando 18, S. Jamion 29, K. Madusanka 2-31, J. Heshan 3-35, D. Kahandavita 2-47).

St. Benedict’s 205 in 60.1 overs (C. Wijesundera 42, Tharindu Heshan 109, P. Samarakoon 4-44, S. Jamion 2-51, P. Fernando 3-35. St. Anthony’s 133-6 decl. in 28 overs (G. Dissanayake 26, H. Medagoda 20, S. Munas 58, S. White 2-32, D. Roshan 2-37).

St. Benedict’s 117 -4 in 27 overs (J. Heshan 41, R. de Silva 20, S. Munas 2-7.


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