Sebastianites in six-wicket win
St Sebastianís College beat Prince of Walesí College by six wickets
in their 26th limited overs cricket match worked off at Tyronne Fernando
Stadium, Moratuwa yesterday.
Cambrians batting first scored 287 for 9 in their alloted 50 overs.
Shehan Jayasuriya hit up a magnificent 143 and was associated in a 4th
wicket partnership of 212 runs with Kusal Mendis who scored 82 runs.
Shehan passed the previous highest score of 116 set by two Cambrians
Sahan Wijeratne and Dilan Chandima and this partnership is a record for
any wicket in the series. Vishva Fernando bagged 4 for 54.
In reply Sebs scored the required runs for the loss of four wickets
with three overs to spare with skipper Sanitha de Mel unbeaten on 107
and Oshada Fernando unbeaten on 72 and being associated in an unbroken
fifth wicket stand of 199 runs.
Prince of Wales 287 for 9 in 50 overs (Shehan Jayasuriya 143, Kusal
Mendis 82, Vishva Fernando 4 for 54).
St Sebastianís 288 for 4 in 46.4 overs (Sanitha de Mel 107 n.o.,
Oshada Fernando 72 n.o., Marlon Fernando 48, Deshan Dias 24, Sahan
Adeesha 2 for 43).