Jaffna CC and Loyola advance to semi-finals

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Last year runner-up Jaffna Central College and Loyola College Kochchikade advanced to the semi-finals of the Under-19 Division Three Tier A Inter Schools Limited Overs Cricket tournament yesterday.

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

In the quarter-final, Jaffna CC beat Ibbagamuwa CC by 58 runs and Loyola College Kochchikade beat Gamini National School Bentota by 5 wickets.

Jaffna CCs Ananthan Kajan scored 112 runs.

In Anuradhapura (Jaffna CC won by 58 runs)

Jaffna Central: 219 (49.5) (Ananthan Kajan 112, Lakshan Gamage 2/17, Chamindu Padmika 2/35, Manuja Rathnayake 2/43, Madhusha Ekanayake 2/53) 

Ibbagamuwa CC: 161 (44.5) (Prabudda Premalal 67, Chamindu Padmika 35, Vinajakaselvam Kavitharsan 6/27, Nisanthan Ajay 2/32)

In Bandaragama (Loyola won by 5 wickets)

Gamini NS: 105 (33.4) (Chalaka Samadhi 25, Hirosh Induwara 23, Nethma Himaranga 3/07, Brendon Fernando 3/11)

Loyola: 109/5 (23.2) (Brendon Fernando 21, Malaka Sampath 3/25)

(IR)