Gateway College (Colombo) has entered the International Schools Under 17 Cricket final by beating Lyceum International School (Nugegoda) in the quarter-finals and Lyceum International School (Wattala) in the semi-finals.
In the quarter-finals played at Shalika Grounds, which was dominated by good bowling from both sides Gateway won the match by 8 runs. The semi-final played at Health Grounds which was restricted due to rain, Gateway won by 2 runs where the ‘parabola system’ came into operation.
The final match of the tournament organised by Wycherly International School will be held on the 27th of November where Gateway College (Colombo) will meet Royal Institute.
Gateway 98 all out in 35.3 overs (Rajeer Keerthiwardena 26; Ushan Kodagoda 25; Ashen Jayasekera 3 for 18; Amila Premasara 2 for 13)
Lyceum International (Nugegoda) 90 all out in 36.4 overs (Mathisha Ranaweera 22; Ravin WIjayaratne 15; Pulasthi Ranasinghe 4 for 21; Pasindu Gamarachchi 2 for 14) (SI)
Gateway 166 all out in 40.0 overs (Jezlan Nawaz 54; Rajeer Keerthiwardena 23; Dhananjana Seneviratne 23; Gaurav Deva 2 for 22; Rajendra Harishanth 2 for 28; Shaji Ryan 2 for 26)
Lyceum International (Wattala) 155/9 in 36.0 overs (Tharusha Thilakarathna 44; Yokanth Ravichandran 39; Shaji Ryan 19; Dhananjana Seneviratne 2 for 26; Pasindu Gamarachchi 2 for 29)