Mazenodians win on first innings
Dilwin MENDIS - Moratuwa Sports Corr.
De Mazenod College Kandana led by three runs on first innings in
their inter-school under-19 drawn match against Moratu Vidyalaya.
Continuing from 171 for 8 on day two Vidyalians could add only five
runs to their overnight total. Former Skipper Kalhara Peiris was the top
scorer with 76 runs. Chamil Perera bagged 6 for 48 for Mazedonians, De
Mazenod started badly and at one stage they were reeling at 60 for 6 and
a stubborn seventh wicket partnership of 90 runs between Chamil Perera
54 and Shehan Anurudhaka enabled them to passed the opponents score.
Sanka Ramesh returned fine figures with 7 for 61. When the stumps were
drawn Vidyalians were 120 for 4.
Moratu Vidyalaya: Overnight 171/8 all out 176 (Kalhara Peiris 76,
Jaindu Mudalige 43, Chamil Perera 6/48) and 120/4 (Sujeewa Liyanage 30,
Ishan Nilaksha 28, Sanka Ramesh 20 n/o, Kalhara Peiris 20 n/o, Shaluka
De Mezenod: 179 (Chamil Perera 54, Shehan Anurudhaka 50, Sasaka
Kodithuwakku 30, Sanka Ramesh 7/61).