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Danushka bowls Nalanda to victory

Right arm off spinner Roshan Danushka captured five wickets for 23 as Nalanda College cruised to a convincing innings and 20 runs outright victory over Lumbini MV in their inter school under 19 cricket tournament match which concluded at the Colts CC ground in Havelock Park yesterday.

Lumbini MV who were forced to follow on were skittled out for just 111 runs in their second innings with Danushka, Gunawardena and Tennekoon sharing the wickets.

Earlier Nalanda took a huge first innings lead of 131 runs with Sri Lanka under 19 discard Nipun Karunanayake claiming four wickets for 30.

Nalanda: 222

Lumbini MV: 91 (N. Karunanayake 4 for 30, R. Danushka 3 for 75) and 111 (R. Sandaruwan 29, H. Madushanka 38, S. Gunawardena 2 for 21, R. Danushka 5 for 23, S. Tennekoon 3 for 21).

Major honours for Bens

St. Benedictís College took first innings honours over St. Sylvesterís College Kandy in their inter school under 19 cricket tournament match which ended in a draw at Kotahena yesterday.

St. Benedictís: 254 for 7 decl (S. Sampath 69, R. Weerasinghe 49, E. Ratnayake 60 n.o, R. Sheron 21, D. Wanigasuriya 20, D. Malalasena 3 for 48) and 112 for 1 (N. Fonseka 47, R. Sheron 54 n.o.).

St. Sylvesterís: 202 (E. Ekanayake 53, W. Wijesinghe 54, P. Gayashan 24, D. Perera 3 for 43, S. Sampath 3 for 13).

Sebastianites struggle

St. Sebastianís College struggled to reach 187 for 9 in their first innings on the opening day of their rain curtailed inter school under 19 cricket tournament match against St. Peterís College which began at Moratuwa yesterday.

St. Sebastianís: 187 for 9 (O. Fernando 44, R. Fernando 19, A. Alwis 45, V. Alwis 31, A. Mackay 4 for 39, K. Fernando 2 for 11) v St. Peterís.



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