Thurstan and St. Joseph Vaz record wins

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 10 2022

Thurstan Colombo and St. Joseph Vaz Wennappuwa recorded wins in their traditional 1st XI inter schools Cricket fixtures on Saturday. Thurstan beat Dharmaraja Kandy by an innings and 53 runs in Kandy, while St. Joseph Vaz beat Maliyadeva Kurunegala in Kurunegala.

The rest of the matches on Saturday were drawn

At Lake View Kandy 

(Thurstan won by innings) 

Dharmaraja: 85 (28.4) (Thisaru Wanninayake 25, Maleesha Rajakaruna 20, Nipun Kanchana 6/40) and 62 (28.2) (Pulindu Perera 30, Vihas Thewmika 6/20, Bawantha Jayasinghe 2/9) 

Thurstan: 205 (51) (Bhawantha Jayasinghe 41, Pasindu Rashmitha 41, Thenuka Dewapriya 36, Dulara Bandulasena 6/59, Thisaru Wanninayake 3/64)

In Bambalapitiya (Match drawn) 

Mahanama Colombo: 128 (33.1) (Inuka Karannagoda 43 n.o., Danal Hemananda 6/46, Abhilash Perera 3/23) and 168/5 (65) (Sachira Weliwatta 54, Inuka Karannagoda 51 n.o., Niman Umesh 2/45)

St. Peter’s: 248 (86.5) (Danal Hemananda 72, Vishen Halabage 71, Devindu Kekirideniya 4/78, Omesh Udara 3/50)

In Kurunegala 

(St. Joseph Vaz won by 7 wickets)  

Maliyadeva: 156 (56.1) (Charuka Herath 49, Dhanuka Nirmal 5/54, Gamitha Rashod 3/17) and 91 (44.4) (Gayana Weerasinghe 29, Matheesha Weerasinghe 28, Dhanuka Nirmal 4/7, Dasun Perera 3/43) 

St. Joseph Vaz: 146 (56.1) (Manusha Perera 36, Shenith Dulakshana 25, Sakindu Wijerathne 6/44) & 107/3 (26.1) (Manusha Perera 35 n.o., Gamitha Rashod 25, Sakindu Wijerathne 2/30)

In Kotahena (Match drawn) 

Gurukula Kelaniya: 258/8 decl.(88.3) (Janitha Shehan 98, Sithija Chamod 45, Purina Kalhara 36, Navodya Mendis 33, Ashen de Soysa 3/46, Salvanoyatam Akshar 2/42, Chamath Chaturya 2/83) and 80/2 (23.3) (Purina Kalhara 39 n.o.) 

St. Benedict’s: 177 (65.3) (Harshan Joseph 37, Kojitha Nimsara 31, Yohan Soysa 30, Hasanga Nanayakkara 28, Janitha Shehan 3/29, Hiruna Fernandi 2/20)

(IR)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jan 10 2022

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