Sarangan, Sanjayan in 167 run stand as Jaffna win

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Sritharan Sarangan (Jaffna Central College) of Jaffna District Under 19 team scored an unbeaten ton against Matale District team in their first-round fixture of the SLC Youth Inter District Cricket tournament played at Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket stadium yesterday.

Sarangan scored an unbeaten 100 runs in 93 balls with 15 boundaries and was involved in an unbroken 167 run stand with Matheeswaran Sanjayan (59) for the second wicket.

Jaffna beat Matale by 9 wickets, Galle Zone 3 beat Hambantota by 8 wickets and Kandy Zone 1 beat Kegalle by 6 wickets.  

At Rangiri Dambulla (Jaffna won by 9 wickets)

Matale: 174 (44.2) (Imshal Ruzaiqus 52, Thisum Subasinghe 28, Dulara Madhusanka 28, Kavindu Senarathne 24, Yogathas Vithushan 3/30, Anannthan Kajan 2/15, V. Kavitharshan 2/18) 

Jaffna: 175/1 (30.5) (Sritharan Sarangan 100, Matheeswaran Sanjayan 59 n.o.) 

In Katugastota (Kandy Zone 1 won by 6 wickets)

Kegalle: 99 (38.4) (Kushan Bhanuka 23, Dakshana Kavinda 22 n.o., Tharana Wimaladharma 4/7, Sadeepa Rathnayake 2/19) 

Kandy Zone 1: 102/4 (18.3) (Vibavith Ehelepola 58, Waruna Udana 2/32)

At Uyanwatta Matara (Galle Zone 3 won by 8 wickets)

Hambantota: 73 (Oshadha Iresh 21, Kaveesh Sathsara 2/11) 

Galle Zone 3: 74/2 (16.1) (Ravishan Nethsara 36 n.o., Hasitha Rajapaksha 30 n.o.)

(IR)