Gurukula secures third slot
Gurukula Vidyalaya, Kelaniya who participated in the Division I under
19 cricket tournament has placed third in the group and out of the 12
matches they played won seven and gained three first innings victories.
In their final game against Holy Cross College which was played at
Kalutara they beat them on first innings. Batting first Gurukula made
191 with Lisula Lakshan scoring 84 runs with eight fours and three
Minura Deelaka had a fine spell of 8 for 79.
In reply homesters were skittled out for 97 runs with Nalin Perera
and Dushan Danushka claiming 5 for 28 and 4 for 22 respectively.
In the second essay when rain stopped play Gurukula were 218 for 5
with Shashin Dilranga unbeaten on 86 and Nalin Perera on 65.
Gurukula: 191 (Lasula Lakshan 84, Nalin Perera 20, Chanaka Dilshan
34, Minura Deelaka 8/79, Nishal Chandika 2/33, Dushan Danushka 4/22 and
218/5, Shashir Dilranga 86 n.o, Nalin Perera 65, Kalpa Wijenayake 2/30).
Holy Cross: 97 (Minura Deelaka 31, J Lakesh 28, Nalin Perera 5/28,
Dushan Danushka 4/22).