Vishmi establishes new batting record

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17-year-old Vishmi Gunarathne, skipper of Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha, established a new batting record in the history of Sri Lanka Girls’ Cricket by being the first Quadra Centurion. She is a member of the Sri Lanka National Women’s squad. 

The right hand opener scored an unbeaten 417 runs in 128 balls with 49 boundaries and 29 sixes against Jayasiripura Kanishta Vidyalaya Polonnaruwa in the pre-quarter-final match played at MB Ground Godigamuwa.

Vishmi and fellow opener Kavya Pinsith were involved in a partnership of 151 runs for the first wicket, and another 352 runs stand for the second wicket with Sandali Weerasinghe (78).

Rathnawali BV crushed their opponents by a massive 532 runs to advance to the quarter-final round.

In Godigamuwa (Rathnavali BV won by 532 runs)

Rathnawali BV: 567/2 (30) (Vishmi Gunarathne 417 n.o., Sandali Weerasinghe 78)

Jayasiripura KV: 35 (14.3) (Umaya Ratnayake 5/11, Vidushika Perera 2/4)

(IR)