Unbeaten Maris Stella College Thimbirigaskatuwa, the defending champions, and Ananda National School Puttalam, entered the final of the Under-19 Division Three Tier ‘B’ Inter Schools Limited Overs Cricket tournament.
Ananda NS scored a thrilling one wicket win over Methodist Central College Batticaloa in the semi-final played at Wickramashila National School ground Giriulla on Saturday, while Maris Stella scored an easy 8 wickets win over Wickramabahu NS Gampola in the other semi-final at the same venue on Sunday.
The tournament is conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA) and sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket.
In Giriulla (Ananda NS won by One wicket)
Methodist CC: 120 (29.4) (Jayashilan Shanushkanth 56 n.o., Sivan Raj 3/23, Vimukthi Sandaruwan 2/18, Sachindu Mithilan 2/20)
Ananda NS: 121/9 (28.5) (Mihisara Denuwan 33 n.o., Imindu Perera 27, Srikanth Thivarshan 3/17, Sharu Bhawan Uthayarasa 2/21, Jayasinhgham Nithyatharshan 2/26)
In Giriulla (Maris Stella won by 8 wickets)
Wickramabahu: 147 (29.2) (Sasanka Bandara 48, Tharusha Sampath 30, Vinila Perera 3/23, Eshan Fernando 3/28, Kasun Rodrigo 2/34)
Maris Stella: 148/2 (23.2) (Savindu Perera 60 n.o., Samod Appuhamy 40, Irusha Adith 2/22)