Defending champions Trinity, Joes into semis
Defending champion Trinity College Kandy and St. Joseph’s College Colombo advanced to the semi final of the Under 19 division 1 Tier A Inter schools limited Overs cricket tournament yesterday.
Trinity College Kandy beat Mahanama College Colombo by 8 wickets in the quarter final played at De Mazenod College ground Kandana. St. Joseph’s College Colombo beat last year runner up Richmond College Galle by 2 wickets according D/L method in the quarter final played at Thurstan College ground Colombo.
This tournament is conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association and sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket.
Dinusha Peiris of Trinity College Kandy scored unbeaten 78 runs against Mahanama Colombo. Sri Lanka youth cap Hirun Kapurubandara scored 55 runs in 40 balls with 4 boundaries and 4 sixes against Richmond College Galle.
* At Kandana (Trinity College Kandy won by 8 wickets)
Mahanama College Colombo: 158 (42.1) (Chamika Heenatigala 36, Koojana Perera 33, Inuka Karannagoda 20, Manula Kularathne 3/33, Jayavi Liyanaga 2/22, Tharana Wimaladharma 2/32)
Trinity College Kandy: 162/2 (34.1) (Dinusha Peiris 78 n.o., Viduka Dammage 52, Supun Waduge 22)
* At Thurstan (St. Joseph’s College Colombo won by 2 wickets(D/L method)
Richmond College Galle: 164/8 (39) (Kaveesha Induwara 57, Thamindu Pradeeptha 52, Yenula Dewthusa 3/33, Lahiru Amarasekara 2/31)
St. Joseph’s College Colombo: 170/8 (37.4) (Hirun Kapurubandara 55, Lahiru Amarasekara 32, Malsha Tharupathi 3/17, Seneth Sisan 2/26).