Hasitha, Rishi and Ranudha score centuries

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Hasitha Amarasinghe, Ranudha Somarathne and Rishi Adistan scored centuries in the SLC Under-19 Inter Super Provincial Cricket tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket.

Hasith Amarasinghe of Galle was the first centurion. The left-handed opener scored 102 runs in 54 balls with 12 boundaries and 7 sixes against Colombo North. Youth cap, right hander Ranudha Somarathne (Kandy) of Trinity scored an unbeaten 103 runs in 104 balls with 10 boundaries and 3 sixes against Dambulla, Rishi Adhishtan, right hander of Dambulla (Maliyadeva College Kurunegala) scored 108 runs in 108 balls with 8 boundaries and 2 sixes against Kandy. Youth cap Wanuja Sahan Kumara (Colombo South – St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya), Nipun Premarathne (Colombo North – Thurstan College Colombo) and Canister Gunarathnam (Colombo South – S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia) claimed 5 wickets each.

Unbeaten Colombo North have recorded two wins so far. They beat Galle and Colombo South. Colombo South beat Kandy and lost to Colombo North. Galle beat Dambulla and lost to Colombo North and Colombo South. Kandy beat Dambulla and lost to Colombo South.

In Pallekele (Colombo North won by 5 wickets)

Galle: 206 (29.4) (Hasitha Amarasinghe 102, Tharinda Nirmal 51, Irosh Silva 3/33, Vinuja Ranpul 3/38, Duvindu Ranatunge 2/46, Raveen de Silva 2/52) 

Colombo North: 209/5 (39) (Anjala Bandara 53 n.o., Mineth Premarathne 47, Nethma Karunarathne 30, Tharusha Nethsara 40, Dulaj Samuditha 2/30, Malsha Tharupathi 2/42)

In Asgiriya (Colombo South won by 134 runs)

Colombo South: 252 (50) (Lahiru Dawatage 52, Sakuna Liyanage 36, Thisara Sishara 35, Tharindu Amarasinghe 32, Vibhavith Ehelepola 3/44, Traveen Mathew 3/46, Lahiru Abesinghe 2/30)

Kandy: 118 (32.3) (Akram Muthalib 22, Pawan Pathiraja 18, Wanuja Sahan 5/26, Sadisha Rajapaksha 3/18)

In Asgiriya (Colombo North won by 44 runs)

Colombo North: 163 (37.4) (Kavindu Amantha 46, Vinuja Ranpul 44, Senash Fernando 25, Canistor Gunarathnam 5/23, Sahan Mihira 2/38) 

Colombo South: 119 (34.3) (Thisara Wickramasinghe 33, Sakuna Liyanage 25, Nipun Premarathne 5/22, Vinuja Ranpul 2/7, Kavindu Amnatha 2/14)

In Pallekele (Galle won by 73 runs)

Galle: 285 (46.5) (Jeewaka Shasheen 86, Hansamana de Silva 68, Harindu Jayasekara 64, Vishwa Rajapaksha 2/42, Sakindu Wijerathna 2/45, Hasitha Kaushan 2/59)

Dambulla: 212/9 (50) (Matheesha Weerasinghe 50, Prabuddha Premalal 41, Rishi Adhishtan 25, Shehan Hasranga 3/59)

In Asgiriya (Colombo South won by 97 runs)

Colombo South: 272/9 (50) (Wanuja Sahan 60, Ryan Fernando 46, Sineth Jayawardane 35, Danal Hemananda 29) 

Galle: 175 (26.1) (Jeewaka Shasheen 41, Pawan Sandesh 28, Tharinda Nirmal 27, Sahan Mihira 3/31, Wanuja Sahan Kumara 3/34, Yasiru Yugath 2/41)

In Pallekele (Kandy won by 4 wickets)

Dambulla: 263/8 (50) (Rishi Adhishtan 108, Vishwa Rajapaksha 72, Matheesha Weerasinghe 45, Lahiru Abeysinghe 3/74, Theeraka Ranatunga 2/25) 

Kandy: 266/6 (46) (Ranudha Somarathne 103 n.o., Pawan Pathiraja 39, Vibhavith Ehelepola 30, Chandimal Herath 29, Shenol Appuhamy 2/47, Pasindu Thennakoon 2/48)   

(IR)