Unbeaten St. Peter’s meet defending champs Mahinda today

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Defending champions Mahinda College Galle will meet unbeaten St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya in the quarter-final of the Under-19 Division One Tier ‘B’ Inter Schools Cricket Tournament today (1) at St. Joseph’s College ground Darley Road.

This Schools Cricket tournament is conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA) and sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket.

St. Peter’s and Mahinda were in the same group in the first round. Unbeaten St. Peter’s advanced to the quarter-final as group champion with 5 wins. Mahinda advanced to the quarter-final as the best 3rd place team with 3 wins from 5 matches.

Youth cap Wanuja Sahan leads St. Peter’s, which also includes two more youth caps, Lahiru Dawatage and Danal Hemananda. 

Kushan Madusha leads Mahinda. 

St. Peter’s squad: Wanuja Sahan (Captain), Lahiru Dawatage, Danal  Hemananda, Shenal Boteju, Sanshay Gunathilake, Niman Umesh, Nimuthu Gunawardana, Vishen Halambage, Shennon Rodrigo, Lakindu Sachin, Rusanda Gamage, Lashmika Perera, Kavika Jayasundara, Ishira Ayupala, Dilana Damsara, Salith Gallage, Rithil Suraweera, Anupa Garumanna, Sean Roberts, Abhilash Wellalage, Sunanda Fernando (Master-in-Charge), Roger Wijesuriya (Head Coach), Janudika Sriyapala (Assistant Coach)

Mahinda squad: Kushan Madusha (Captain), Dhanuja Induwara (Vice Captain), Hiruna Galage, Shakaya Prasanjana, Dinura Kalupahana, Danindu Chamikara, Kaveen Rukshan, Tharusha Dilshan, Shehan Hasaranga, Chandupa de Silva, Pramesh Madubhashana, Nikil Jayaweera, Deneth Kaushalya, Dulana Rajapaksha, Ranidu Nimsara, Sewmina Dharaka, Arosha Udayanga, Pasindu Madushan, Y. Nishantha Kumara (Master-in-Charge), Umega Chathuranga (Head Coach), Pradeep Kumara (Asst. Coach)

 (IR)