Tamil Union emerge champions

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2021
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Tamil Union C & AC emerged champions of the SLC Major Club 50 over Tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket when they beat Ragama CC by 36 runs in the final at P. Sara Oval yesterday (30).

Ragama CC won the toss and elected to field first. Tamil Union scored 181 runs for 9 wickets in their 50 overs, with Santhush Gunathilake (47), Supun Kavinda (42) and Sadeera Samarawickrama (34) making useful contributions and helping to build their inning. Kalhara Senarathne, Ishan Jayaratne, Janaka Sampath and Nipun Malinga claimed 2 wickets each.

 Ragama CC bowled out 145 runs in 32.4 overs. Saminda Fernando (38), Ishan Jayaratne (26), Nishan Madushka (23) and Janaka Sampath (20) were the main scorers. Jeffrey Vandersay claimed 5 wickets for 27 runs, while Dilum Sudeera and Pramod Madushan claimed 2 wickets each. 

Brief Scores: Tamil Union: 181/9 (50) (Santhush Gunathilake 47, Supun Kavinda 42, Sadeera Samarawickrama 34, Kalhara Senarathne 2/22, Ishan Jayaratne 2/27, Janaka Sampath 2/29, Nipun Malinga 2/36) Ragama CC: 145 (32.4) (Saminda Fernando 38, Ishan Jayaratne 26, Nishan Madushka 23, Janaka Sampath 20, Jeffrey Vandersay 5/27, Dilum Sudeera 2/28, Pramod Madushan 2/45) (IR)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2021

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