Tharaka hits 92
A good knock of 92 with 9 fours off 142 balls by Tharaka Somatillake
helped Kegalu Vidyalaya to declare at 240 for 8 declared on the opening
day of the inter-school cricket match against Asoka Vidyalaya, Colombo
which began at the Public groups, Kagalle yesterday. The match will be
continued today at 9.30 am. Kegalu Vidyalaya declared their innings
closed at tea time but the visiting team could not bat as heavy rain
which followed washed off play for the day.
Highlight of Kegalu Vidyalaya’s innings was two productive
partnership which helped to swill the total.
First prolific run getter Bimshendra Ranaweera 51 (6 fours) put on 91
for the second wicket with Tharaka Somatillake. Next Tharaka Somatillake
was associated in a fourth wicket stand of 85 with Krishan Narammala 25.
Kegalu Vidyalaya 240 for 8 wickets declared 60 overs (Bimshendra
Ranaweera 51, Tharaka Somatillake 92, Krishan Narammala 25, Pubudu
Amerasekera 12, Thusitha Prematillake 13m Samadhi Dassanayake 21, Malith
Ratnayake 3 for 78, Kavi Bandara 4 for 56).