Mahanama take honours in drawn game

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Mahanama College, Colombo took major honours in their 16th ‘Battle of Gold’ encounter against D.S. Senanayake College Colombo at the P. Sara Oval Stadium Colombo on Saturday.

In reply to Mahanama’s 282/6 declared, D.S.S were bowled out for 173 runs in 57 overs. Hirusha Piyumal top scored with 76 runs, while skipper Devindu Kekirideniya was the most successful bowler for Mahanama claiming 4 wickets for 76 runs.

Following on, D.S.S had scored 107 runs for 6 wickets in 48 overs at close. Malitha Perera scored 44 runs, while skipper Devindu Kekirideniya once again shone with the ball claiming 3 wickets for 31 runs.

Scores:

Mahanama: 282/6 decl. (60) (Sachira Weliwatta 89, Dhanaja Edirisinghe 53 n.o., Inuka Karannagoda 45, Anjala Bandara 42, Devindu Kekirideniya 35, Adeesha Bandaranayake 2/57)

D.S.S: 173 (57) (Hirusha Piyumal 76, Senura Silva 36, Devindu Kekirideniya 4/76, Duvindu Ranathunga 3/44) and 107/6 (48) (Malitha Perera 44, Gaviru Senehas 41, Devindu Kekirideniya 3/31, Inuka Karannagoda 2/25)

(IR)