Under 19 Cricket - Dinesh steers Ananda to fourth victory
Ananda skipper Dinesh Chandimal steered his side to their fourth victory of the season as they crushed Dharmapala by ten wickets in the Under 19 inter-school cricket match concluded at Ananda Mawatha yesterday.

Dinesh put Ananda in a strong position on Friday with a career best and blistering 196 in just 163 balls with 15 boundaries and half a dozen sixes as Ananda amassed a score of 373 for 5 declared with Dharmapala finishing on 96 for 4.

Dharmapala resuming from their overnight score were able to muster only 196 and thus were made to bat again. Batting the second time with a deficit of 177 runs they were bowled out for 179 leaving the home side just three runs for victory.
Mahanama batsman Dileepa Supun plays a stroke in their match against isipatana at BRC Grounds yesterday.
(Picture by Ranjith Perera)

Ananda 373 for 5 declared (Dinesh Chandimal 196, Udesh Nadiranga 69, Prabodha Seneviratne 43, Sachin Udara 28, Geshan Wimaladharma 27: Hasitha Wickramasinghe 3 for 96) and 3 for no loss
Dharmapala (96/4 o’night) 196 (Hasitha Wickramasinghe 34, Rasitha Gamage 30,a Tharindu Gamlath 24, Nipuna Pavithra 23, Dilrukshan Jayasundera 16: Mateesha Perera 3 for 45, Sachintha Perera 2 for 11, Madumal Jayaratne 2 for 40) and 179 (Tharindu Liyanage 45, Gihan Hondamunige 39, Rasitha Gamage 29, Nipuna Pavithra 15: Mateesha Perera 3 for 20, Madumal Jayaratne 3 for 73, Ruchira Herath 2 for 21, Ravindu Shamen 2 for 45)

Isipatana 250, Mahanama 72/3

Mahanama were 72 for 3 in reply to Isipatana’s 250 at the end of the first days play in their Under 19 encounter played at the BRC ground.

Isipatana 250 (Dimuth Warapitiya 66, Pranama Sri Vimukthi 25, Sakuntha Premaratne 21, Amila de Silva 86 n.o.: N. Nissanka 3 for 55, H. Perera 2 for 34, B. Perera 2 for 69)

Mahanama 72 for 3 (R. Welikannage 24, H. Perera 22)

Impressive win by Trinity
Trinity scored their second win when they demolished Kingswood by an innings and 42 runs at Asgiriya yesterday.

Leg spinner Akila Jayasundera was too much for the Kingswood batsmen as he spun his way to a match bag of 11 for 37 (6-24 and 5-13).

Dilan Gangoda led the way with the bat stroking 78, while Wimalaweera, Jaleel and Dickwella made important contributions.

Off spinners Chalitha Dharmaprema and Chathura Kumarasiri performed their double act, but to no avail.
Trinity (210/5 o’night) 253 for 8 declared (Dilan Gangoda 78, Kithmal Wimalaweera 43, Niroshan Dickwella 43, Roshan Jaleel 38, Dinuk Weeraratne 21: C. Kumarasiri 4 for 110, C. Dharmaperuma 4 for 119)Kingswood 111 in 42.4 overs (M. Maduranga 28, A. Seneviratne 28, K. Hemal 20; A. Jayasundera 6-24, R. Jaleel 3-28) and 100 in 43 overs (M. Maduranga 30, C. Dharmaprema 16 N.O, A. Jayasundera 5-13.)

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