Sylvestrians clinch Mediwake Trophy
Cricket: St. Sylvesters College beat Vidyartha College by six wickets
to annexe the M. B. W. Mediwake Trophy in their 23rd limited over
cricket clash played at the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
With this win the Sylvestrians have won 15 matches in the series
against 4 by Vidyartha while 4 matches have ended in 'No Decision'.
Vidyartha taking first strike ran into trouble early and never recovered
from that and were bundled out for 97. Left arm medium pacer Dananjaya
Athauda bowled best to capture 4 for 29 with support coming from spinner
Roshan Jayatissa 2 for 16 and skipper Mohamed Feshal 2 for 19.
The Sylvestrians scored the required runs in just 22.2 overs with
Roshan Jayatissa top scoring with 32 not out. Gamini Diyawa a former
cricket captain of Vidyartha College was the chief guest.
Best Fielder: M. Weerasekera (VCK)
Best Bowler: D. Athauda (SSCK) Best Batsman: Roshan Jayatissa (SSCK)
Man of the Match: Roshan Jayatissa (SSCK)
Vidyartha College: 97 all out in 36.1 overs (N. C. Basnayake 10, L
Herath 16, R. Weerakoon 12, D. Athauda 4 for 29, M. Feshal 2 for 19, R.
Jayatissa 2 for 16).
St. Sylvesters' College: 103 for 4 wkts in 22.2 overs (Roshan
Jayatissa 32 not out, Y. Chanuka 15, M. Feshal 12, K. Alwis 11, M. S.
Wijekoon 2 for 37).