Kandy record second win 

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Kandy recorded their second win in the first-round fixtures of the Sri Lanka Youth (Under 17 Inter Super Provincial) Cricket tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket on day Two on Tuesday.

 Kandy beat Dambulla by 202 runs at Welagedara Stadium Kurunegala. Kandy scored 357 runs for 5 wickets, with Lakvin Abeysinghe (88) and Pulindu Perera (82) scoring their second half centuries in the series. Lakvin Abeysinghe scored 88 runs and Pulindu Perera scored 82 runs. Thisaru Ekanayaka and Isuru Panala also scored half centuries.

 Dambulla were shot out for 155. Manula Kularathna claimed 4/23 and Sheshan Yashon 4/33.

 In the other match, Colombo South beat Galle by 6 wickets (D/L). Galle scored 205 in 39 overs with Sandesh Bandaranayake claiming 4/20. Colombo South replied with 200/4 in 27.1 overs. Rusanda Gamage top scored with 72 runs.

In Dambulla (Kandy won by 202 runs) 

Kandy: 357/5 (50) (Lakvin Abeysinghe 88, Pulindu Perera 82, Thisara Ekanayaka 54 n.o., Isuru Panala 54) 

Dambulla: 155 (41.3) (Gayana Weerasingha 33, Kanishka Lakshan 30, Vishwa Rajapaksha 26, Manula Kularathna 4/23, Sheshan Yashon 4/33)

 In Kurunegala (Colombo South won by 6 wickets – D/L)

Galle: 205 (39) (Chamarindu Nethsara 44, Thamindu Pradeeptha 35, Dinuru Abeywickramasinghe 27, Sandeesh  Bandaranayaka 4/20, Rayan Dissanayaka 2/33, Akmal Fazly 2/43) 

Colombo South: 200/4 (27.1) (Rusanda Gamage 72, Vishen Helambage 45, Sineth Jayawardhana 38, S. Kabileshwaran 3/66)

 Fixtures

25 – Colombo North vs Colombo South in Dambulla

Galle vs Dambulla in Kurunegala

26 – Dambulla vs Colombo South in Dambulla

Kandy vs Colombo North in Kurunegala

28 – Kandy vs Galle in Dambulla

Colombo North vs Dambulla in Kurunegala

29 – Final

 (IR)