Youth caps shine in drawn game

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Youth cap Sadisha Rajapaksha’s all round performance was the highlight of the drawn traditional encounter between Royal Colombo and St. Anthony’s Katugastota on Saturday.

Sadisha had a match bag of 11 wickets for 120 runs and scored 77.

The two Youth caps of St. Anthony’s, Travin Mathew and Chamindu Wickramasinghe, also performed well. Travin claimed 5 for 39 in Royal’s first innings, while Chamindu scored 57 in the first innings and 74 in the second.

In Katugastota (Match drawn)

St. Anthony’s: 170 (51.2) (Chamindu Wickramasinghe 57, Sadisha Rajapaksha 5/65, Gishan Balasooriya 4/34) and 142 (38.4) (Chamindu Wickramasinghe 74, Chandimal Herath 34, Sadisha Rajapaksha 6/55, Gishan Balasooriya 3/61) 

Royal: 132 (36.1) (Sadisha Rajapaksha 77, Travin Mathew 5/39, Asitha Wanninayake 3/34, Kaveehsa Piyumal 16/2) and 85/4 (27) (Sadisha Rajapaksha 27, Uvindu Weerasekara 26, Asitha Wanninayake 3/41)

(IR)