Sylvestrians in strong position
A chanceless knock of 92 with 14 fours and a six off 101 balls by
Faiz Ahamed helped St Sylvester's College to have better of the
exchanges at the end of the first day's play in their inter-school
cricket match against Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala which began at Open
Prison Grounds, Pallekele yesterday. The match will be continued today
at 9.15 am.
When the Devans batted they were up against the spin of Dushan
Malalasena, who ran through the cream of their batting to capture 6 for
50 and he was supported by the left arm spin of Sumedha Dissanayake, who
took 2 for 21.
Maliyadeva College: 177 all out in 50 overs (P Gunatilleke 43, P
Dhanushka 28, L K Francisco 34, Sumedha Dissanayake 2 for 21, Dushan
Malalasena 6 for 50).
St Sylvester's College: 181 for 5 in 45 overs (Faiz Ahamed 92,
Ruwantha Ekanayake 21, Hansamal Perera 20 n.o, R Gunatilleke 3 for 45, K
de Silva 2 for 17).