Nalanda advance to final

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Nalanda Colombo entered the final of the Under-15 Division One inter schools cricket tournament,when they beat St. Peter’s Bambalapitiya according to points at Dharmapala College ground Pannipitiya on Friday.

Due to ground wet condition the match was delayed. Nalanda won the toss and elected to bat. They scored 137 runs for 8 wickets in 49.3 overs. Skipper Osanda Pamuditha scored an unbeaten 31 runs. Ranuga Waththuhawa (27), Yasasa Sandaruwan (18), Nadul Jayalath (14) and Nemindu Akmeemana (13) helped-to build their inning. Rafael Hettige claimed 3/17, while Joshua Sebastian and Dineth Keshan claimed 2 wickets each.

St. Peter’s had scored 53 runs for 4 wickets in 32 overs at close. Sandaru Meedum top scored with 24 runs. Santhul Wijerathne claimed 2 wickets for 19 runs. 

Nalanda: 137/8 d (49.3) (Osanda Pamuditha 31*, Ranuga Waththuhawa 27, Rafael Hettige 3/17, Joshua Sebastian 2/21, Dineth Keshan 2/21) 

St. Peter’s: 53/4 (32) (Sandaru Meedum 24, Santhul Wijerathne 2/19)

 (IR)