Heavy rain forces matches to be pushed back to reserve day
The two semi-final matches - Army SC vs Tamil Union C & AC and Ragama CC vs NCC - of the SLC Major Club 50 Over Tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket will continue today (29) after heavy rain forced the matches to be pushed back to the reserve day.
Before rain interrupted play, Tamil Union had scored 242 runs before being bowled out in Maggona. Sadeera Samarawickrama was the top scorer with a half century, while Navod Paranavithana also chipped in with a valuable 49 runs to help his team to put on a decent total on the board. Heshan Hettiarachchi was the pick of the bowlers claiming 3 wickets. In the other match in Dombagoda, Ragama were reeling at 114-5 when rain interrupted play. Nishan Madushka was at the crease with an unbeaten 41 runs. The final will be played at P. Sara Oval on 30 November.
Tamil Union: 242 (50) (Sadeera Samarawickrama 50, Navod Paranavithana 49, Heshan Hettiarchchi 3/42) Vs Army CC
Ragama CC: 114/5 (31) (Nishan Madushka 41 n.o., Sachindu Colombage 3/26) Vs NCC