Angelo guides Colts with a ton - Under 23 Cricket

By M. Shamil Amit

Angelo Perera cracked a fine 116 inclusive of 13 boundaries and two sixes to guide Colts to end on a formidable score of 316 against Kurunegala YCC at the end of the first day’s play in their Under 23 inter-club cricket match at the Welagedera Stadium in Kurunegala.
Ashan Priyanjana who made 83 for Tamil Union bats against Chilaw Marians – Pic by Ranjith Perera

Angelo was supported by Thisara Perera who chipped in with a 57 with nine boundaries and a six. This duo were associated in a 94 runs stand for the sixth wicket.

Rajeewa Weerasinghe remained unbeaten on 59 with nine boundaries while adding an invaluable 63 runs for the last wicket with Chathuranga de Silva whose contribution was seven.

Colts 316 in 94.4 overs (Angelo Perera 116, Thisara Perera 57, Dilanka Auwardt 20, Deshan Dias 17, Rajeewa Weerasinghe 59 n.o.: Chamikara Edirisinghe 4 for 83, Wimanga Perera 3 for 34, Thilina Herath 2 for 83) vs Kurunegala YCC

Ashan, Sachitra and Isuru props Tamil Union

Half tons by Ashan Priyanjana, Sachitra Serasinghe and Isuru Udana helped Tamil Union to end the day on 333 for 5 against Chilaw Marians in their match at the P. Sara Stadium.

Ashan celebrated his selection as captain of the Sri Lanka Development side to Australia with a 83 while Sachitra and Isuru remained unbeaten on 96 and 95 respectively with the duo having so far added 175 runs for the sixth wicket.

Tamil Union 333 for 5 in 90 overs (Ashan Priyanjana 83, Sachitra Serasinghe 96 n.o., Isuru Udana 95 n.o.: Arosha Janoda 2 for 83, Malinda Pushpakumara 2 for 97) vs Chilaw Marians

Bloomfield 293/5, Saracens SC 120/3

Saracens SC were 120 for 3 in reply to Bloomfield’s 293 for 7 declared on the opening day’s play in their match at Reid Avenue. Dilshan continued his batting prowess with another fine knock of 58 in juts 30 balls which included eight boundaries and three sixes.

Bloomfield 293 for 7 declared in 53 overs (Dilshan Munaweera 58, Anoj Katepearachchi 44, Nilushan Nonis 34, Nipun Karunanayake 23, Chethan de Silva 20, Aloka Amarasiri 53 n.o., Dimithri Ratnayake 25 n.o.: Dilan Senanayake 4 for 56)

Saracens SC 120 for 3 in 34 overs (Suren Silva 59: Dilshan Munaweera 2 for 34)

Air Force on top

Air Force dominated the first day’s play against SSC at the SSC ground. Air Force made a bold reply of 162 for 2 after bowling out the home team for 189.

SSC 189 in 51.3 overs (Shalika Karunanayake 54, Upesh Wijesiri 46, Sanjaya Fernando 36: Akila Isanka 5 for 52, Asiri Karunaratne 3 for 51)

Air Force 162 for 2 in 36 overs (Achira Eranga 38, Marlon Fernando 81 n.o., Nipun Pavithra 25 n.o.: Sanjaya Fernando 2 for 25)

Under 23 Division Two Semi final. Dilesh and Dhanushka steers CCC

Two fine performances by left arm pacie Dilesh Gunaratna and Dhanushka Gunatileke put CCC in the box seat against Leo CC Negombo on day one of the Under 23 Division Two semi final encounter at the Colts ground.

Dilesh with impressive figures of 6 for 19 ruined the Leo CC batting to bowl them out for a paltry 62 while Dhanushka’s knock of 104 with 14 boundaries and two sixes helped CCC to a commanding lead.
Dilesh continued to torment the opponents for the second time capturing two more wickets and was supported by skipper Sachith Pathirana to have them struggling on 32 for 5 still needing 125 runs to avoid an innings defeat. The winners will meet Navy SC in the final.

Leo CC 62 in 26.2 overs (Dilesh Gunaratne 6 for 19, Sachith Pathirana 2 for 22) and 32 for 5 in 10 overs (Sachith Pathirana 3 for 10, Dilesh Gunaratne 2 for 14)

CCC 219 in 50.5 overs (Dhanushka Gunatileke 104, Chandimal Ratnayake 30: Titus Perera 6 for 72, Dushmantha Chameera 2 for 35)

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