Rare double by Sanka
A very rare achievement of 101 runs and a match bag of 10 for 124 by
Sanka Ramesh of Moratu Vidyalaya could not prevent more fancied St.
Sebastians College gaining 32 runs first innings win over them in their
inter-school under 19 cricket tournament match concluded at Vidyalaya
grounds. This is the second instance in the history of Moratu Vidyalaya
cricket that a player achieved this remarkable feat.
Sanka Ramesh completed a magnificent century with 17 hits to the
ropes and facing 158 balls and occupying the crease for 246 minutes and
associated a stubborn seventh wicket partnership of 94 runs with Janitha
Nimesh who made 38 runs. Sanka Ramesh who took six wicket in Sebs first
essay with his left arm legspin snatched four move wickets to make a
match bag of 10 for 124 and his fally stands at 60 wickets and 562 runs
in eight matches.
Visitors in their second essay scored 200 runs with Deshan Dias among
the runs again with 70 and Charith Fernando contributing 69 runs. When
the stumps were drawn Vidyalians were 95 for 5.
St. Sebastians - 220 and 200 (Deshan Dais 70, Charith Fernando 69,
Sanka Ramesh 4/68, Kalhara Peiris 2/30).
Moratu Vidyalaya - 141/6 overnight all out 174 (Sanka Ramesh 101,
Janitha Nimesh 38, Amila Aponso 4/10, Vishva Fernando 2/60, Ruwan
Fernando 2/22 and 95/5 (Sanka Ramesh 35 n/o, Amila Aponso 2/20).