Allround performances by Nadeera
Sri Jayawardanapura Maha Vidyalaya registered a convincing three
wicket win over Padukka Piyarathana Vidyalaya in their under- 15 cricket
match played at their home ground recently.
R. M. Nadeera Lakshan
R. M. Nadeera Lakshan’s superb bowling spell of 3 for 41 helped the
winners to restrict their opponents for 225/9 in 50 overs. He also
displayed an excellent batting show and scored 91 runs for his team.
H. D. M. Keerthi made the highest individual score (41 runs) for
Piyarathana Vidyalaya while S. S.V. Thiththagalage and K. S. Sampath
added 37 and 26 runs respectively for the losers. T.C. Hettiarachchi
picked 2 for 41 while L. R. C. Perera grabbed 2 for 53 to tame the
Piliyandala Vidyalaya batting attack.
In contrast Sri Jayawardanepura Maha Vidyalaya reached the target by
sacrificing seven wickets. Apart from Nadeera’s fine knock D. H. G
Kosala Lakmal added 29 runs and L R. C. Perera scored 25 runs for the
winning total. Only bowler who posed a threat to the victorious team was
A. R. Abeykoon but could not received a good back up from his fellow
bowlers. Abeykoon removed three batsmen out of 40 runs.
Padukka Piyarathana Vidyalaya: 225/9 (H. D. M. Keerthi 41, S.
S.V. Thiththagalage 37, K. S. Sampath 26, R. M. Nadeera Lakshan 3 for
41, T.C. Hettiarachchi 2 for 41, L. R. C. Perera 2 for 53)
Sri Jayawardanepura MV: 226/7 (R. M. Nadeera Lakshan 91, D. H.
G Kosala Lakmal 29, L. R. C. Perera 25, A. R. Abeykoon 3 for 40)