DSS settle for a draw
Under 19 Cricket

D.S. Senanayake allrounder Charith Jayampathy who bagged six Thomian wickets in the first innings in action at Mt. Lavinia, yesterday. (Pic by Ranjith Perera)

D.S. Senanayake College settled for a draw against S. Thomas’ in their U19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Mt Lavinia yesterday. DSS chasing a target of 155 for victory after being in a precarious position of 39 for 6 managed to end the day on 80 for 7.

Earlier in day the Thomians resuming from their second innings on 6 for 2 went on to make 164 for 8 before declaring thanks to a 65 run stand for the third between Fahim Saleem who top scored with 49 and skipper Ravindrarajah Nirushan. S. Thomas’ 128 in 45 overs (Adrian Kerner 35, Fahim Saleem 28,: Charith Jayampathy 7 for 34, Navin Kavikara 2 for 28) and (6/2 o’night) 164 for 8 declared in 77.1 overs (Fahim Saleem 49, Ravindrarajah Niroshan 32, Chamod Pathirana 42 n.o.: Nadun Pathirana 4 for 18, Malshan Munasinghe 2 for 22) DSS 138 in 41.2 overs (Nadun Pathirana 24, Chamara Kariyawasam 23, Charith Jayampathy 41 n.o.: Pramod Pathirana 3 for 27, Hemaka Ariyaratne 2 for 16, Fahim Saleem 2 for 24) and 80 for 7 in 26 overs (Charith Jayampathy 29, Chamod Kariyawasam 16, Nadeesha Jayakody 20 n.o.: Hemaka Ariyaratne 3 for 14, Chamod Pathirana 2 for 23)-MSA

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