Tame draw at Moratuwa

By M. Shamil Amit

The Mucnhee Youth 19 inter-school cricket encounter between Prince of Wales and Trinity concluded at Moratuwa yesterday ended in a tame draw. Cambrians after restricting Trinity to a score of 174 resuming on their overnight score of 122 for 4 went on to make 221.

The highlights of the match were the half tons made by Niroshan Dickwella of Trinity and Isuru Thilina of Prince of Wales and a four wicket haul by spinner Rushan Jaleel. Trinity 174 (Niroshan Dickwella 75, Kavinda Jayasuriya 22, Sameera Wijesuriya 17, Chinthaka Gokula 23 n.o.: Buddika de Alwis 6 for 32, Shehan Jayasuriya 3 for 51) and 130 for 6 (Rajitha Jayatunga 28, Heshan Wanniarachchi 24, Niroshan Dickwella 22, Rushan Jaleel 16, Kavinda Jayasuriya 18 n.o.: Malshan Mendis 2 for 43)

Trinity batsman Niroshan Dickwella who made 75 in action. (Pic by Ranjith Perera)

Prince of Wales (122/4 o’night) 221 (Isuru Thilina 69, Buddika de Alwis 44, Nuwantha Peiris 22, Sithum Fernando 17: Rushan Jaleel 4 for 78, Suresh Wickrama 2 for 16, Kavinda Jayasuriya 2 for 35)
Sebs dominate drawn game

St. Sebastian’s dominated the proceedings in their drawn Munchee Youth 19 encounter against S. Thomas’ at Mt Lavinia yesterday. Sebs resuming on their overnight score of 144 for 2 went on make 264 for 8 before declaring with Deshan Dias, Oshada Fernando and Charith Fernando making half tons.
S. Thomas’ 159 (Sachin Peiris 30, Chamod Pathirana 29, Umesh Fernando 24, Ashen Fernando 22, Neomal Wickremasekera 21 n.o.: Wishwa Fernando 4 for 59, Oshada Fernando 2 for 8, Charith Fernando 2 for 32) and 151 for 7 (Nuwan Kavinda 63: Amila Aponso 4 for 42, Anuk de Alwis 3 for 29)
St Sebastian’s (144/2 o’night) 264 for 8 declared (Deshan Dias 80, Oshada Fernando 62, Charith Fernando 50, Ashan Fernando 20, Anuk de Alwis 18: Chamod Pathirana 2 for 27, Nilaksha Fernando 2 for 54)

Hiran, Manoj and Kanishka shine for Antonians
Hiran Wickramasekera along with Manoj Sarathchandra and Kanishka Ranaraja shone for St Anthony’s Katugastota in their drawn Munchee Youth 19 inter-school match against St. Benedict’s at Kotahena. Bens taking first lease of the wicket made 246 while Antonians from their overnight score of 79 for 1 made 269 for 9 before declaring.

St Benedict’s 246 (Eranga Ratnayake 54, Rukshan Weerasinghe 51, Sandun Sampath 40, Waruna Fernando 34: Adel Reyal 6 for 58, Sumudu Liyanage 2 for 65) and 97 for 3 (Roy Sheran 36, Nisal Fonseka 20, Rukshan Weerasinghe 34 n.o.)

St Anthony’s (79/1 o’night) 269 for 9 declared (Hiran Wickramasekera 72, Manoj Sarathchandra 51, Pulsathi de Silva 47, Kanishka Ranaraja 52 n.o.: Dilan Angelo 4 for 62, Eranga Ratnayake 4 for 84)

Six wickets win for Wattala
St Anthony’s Wattala recorded a six wickets win over Gurukula MV Kelaniya in their Munchee Youth 19 inter-school match played at Wattala yesterday.

Gurukula MV resuming their second innings from their overnight score of 16 for no loss fared better after failing in the first inning to make 196 but it left the Antonians only a simple target of 45 runs which they reached the minimum of fuss.

The first day’s play saw the Antonians bundling out Gurukula for a low score of 128 and in return made a formidable 281 thanks to a fine knock of 120 by Sameera Sandamal.

Gurukula MV 128 (Rasika Kotagalla 33, Roshan Anuruddha 28; Poorna Ranasinghe 5 for 38, Tharindu Rukshan 2 for 16, Chandima Lakmal 2 for 25) and (16/0 o’night) 196 (Roshan Anuruddha 40, Sheshan Nivanka 36, Rukshan Bandara 25; Poorna Ranasinghe 3 for 50, Lakshan Nanayakkara 2 for 28, Chandima Lakmal 2 for 83)

St. Anthony’s Wattala 281 (Sameera Sandamal 120, Prabath Nalinda 56, Tharuka Jeewantha 26: Sheshan Nivanka 4 for 94, Rukshan Bandara 3 for 42) and 46 for 4 (Prabath Nalinda 15, Chandima Lakmal 20 n.o.: Roshan Anuruddha 3 for 3)

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