Trinity 'A' win mini battle
Two good performances by Naveen Ekanayake 112 and a match bag of 9
for 60 by right arm leg spinner Avishka Dissanayake spearheaded Trinity
College 'A' to an innings and 107 runs over St Anthony's College, Kandy
'A' in their "Mini Battle of the Blues" concluded at Katugastota
Antonians 'A' taking first strike were skittled out for 56 against
the bowling of leg spinner Avishka Dissanayake who took 5 for 28.
Trinity College 'A' in reply amassed 287 for 9 declared with Naveen
Ekanayake stroking a brilliant 112 not out with the aid of 14 fours and
2 sixes in his 140 ball knock. Avishka Dissanayake following up his
deadly bowling made a quick 50 with 8 fours.
The Antoinans 'A' trailing behind by 231 runs fared a little better
in their second essay but not good enough to save them from an innings
defeat. Avishka Dissanayake once again bowled well to capture 4 for 32.
St Anthony's College 'A' 56 all out in 24 overs (Charles Praveen 10,
Avishka Dissanayake 5 for 28, Pulindu Samarasinghe 2 for 12, Raveen
Sayer 2 for 1) and 124 all out in 38 overs (Kavinda Pullikuttiarachchi
26, Damithra Panditharatne 15, Harsha Ebert 22, Kavinda Yapa 15, Charles
Praveen 14, Pubudu Samarasinghe 2 for 26, Avishka Dissanayake 4 for 32
and Raveen Sayer 2 for 28)
Trinity College 'A' 287 for 9 decl in 70 overs (Nushan Weerasinghe
15, Chathura Jayasundera 17, Naveen Ekanayake 112 not out, Pubudu
Samarasinghe 49, Avishka Dissanayake 50, Dilan Bandara 6 for 73 and
Nimesha Wanasinghe 2 for 65)