Angelo (6/93) excels in drawn game
Royal-Peterite match ends in a stalemate:
Captain Angelo Pereraís impressive figures of 6 for 93 for St.
Peterís in Royalís second-innings total of 261 all out was the main
highlight on day two as their annual inter-school cricket encounter
petered into a high-scoring draw at Bambalapitiya last evening.
St. Peterís earlier resuming from an overnight 135 for 4, did well
through solid contributions from the middle-order to pile-up a
challenging first-innings total of 319 all out.
For Royal Maneesha Thanthirigoda bowled best to claim 4 for 138.
Trailing by 44 runs on the first-innings Royal in their second-essay
were bowled out for 261 with top-order bat Bhanuka Rajapakse top scoring
with 66. He was well supported by Haroon Mowjood who made 62.
Royal: 275 and 261 all out (K. Vithanage 40, Kusal Perera 26, Bhanuka
Rajapakse 66, Haroon Mowjood 62, L. de Silva 25, Angelo Perera 6 for 93,
V. Perera 2 for 31).
St. Peterís: (135 for 4 contd.) 319 all out (K. Rodrigo 35, N. Perera
39, A. Emmanuel 23, Chatura Peiris 37, Akshu Fernando 30, V. Perera 25,
Maneesha Thanthirigoda 4-138) and 9 for no loss at close.
CRICKET: Isipathana College pulled off a five wicket victory over St.
Sebastianís College, Moratuwa yesterday at Havelock Park.
Continuing from their overnight score of 144 for 6 wickets Isipathana
made 176 with S. Ranasinghe top scoring with 52.
St. Sebastians were bowled out for 121 in their second innings with
A. Samarathunga claiming 4 for 42 and S. Premaratne 3 for 10.
But things were not that easy for the Isipathana batsmen as they lost
5 wickets in reaching their victory target of 66.
St. Sebastianís: 118 and 121 all out (D. Dias 29, T. Rodrigo 29, A.
Samaratunge 4 for 42, S. Premaratne 3 for 10). Isipathana: 176 and 66
for 5 (T. Ranasinghe 21 n.o., D. Warapitiya 15, N. Prasanka 15, A.
Aponsu 3 for 22).
Sokians fight back to force a draw
Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda after been bundled out for 115 runs
in their first innings came back magnificently to force a creditable
draw to their inter school under 19 cricket tournament match against S.
Thomasí College concluded at Mount Lavinia yesterday.
Dharmasoka: 115 and 195 for 5 (K. Niranjana 45, A. Kavinda 86, I.
Rangana 26 n.o., F. Saleem 2 for 38, C. Kumarasinghe 2 for 56).
S. Thomasí: 252 (F. Saleem 47, A. Fernando 34, C. Pathirana 77, I.
Udayanga 7 for 87).
Joes hit back
St. Josephís College after been dismissed for 165 came back strongly
to reduce Mahinda College Galle to 111 for 6 in their first innings on
the opening day of their inter school under 19 cricket tournament match
which began at Darley Road yesterday.
St. Josephís: 165 (J. Jayasinghe 56, D. Dhambarage 34 n.o., K.
Gajasinghe 3 for 47, M. Gihan 2 for 21, C. de Silva 2 for 22).
Mahinda: 111 for 6 (U. Buddhika 32 n.o, D. Rajakaruna 28, S.
Weerasinghe 3 for 36, D. Dhambarage 2 for 37).