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Royal and Peterites Joint Champions of Under 13 Division One

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The Royal and Peterite captains receiving the Under 13 trophy.
The Royal and Peterite captains receiving the Under 13 trophy.

Royal College Colombo ‘A’ and St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya ‘A’ were declared joint champions of the Under 13 division One Inter schools cricket final conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association and sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday.

Royal ‘A’ won the toss and elected to bat first. Royal ‘A’ scored 225 runs for 6 wickets in 50 overs. Nithesh Jayasinghe scored 51 runs in 61 balls with 7 boundaries. Nithesh Jayasinghe and Rasula Madarasinghe put on a 92 run stand for their 3rd wicket. Thumindu Somasiri (30), Chanithu Kankanamge (25 n.o.), Dhisas Nanayakkarawasam (17), Mudith Gunasekara (13 n.o.), Dushen Udawela (13) and Mahiru Kodithuwakku (10) helped to build their innings. Leshan Perera claimed 3 wickets for 12 runs.

St. Peter’s ‘A’ scored 124 runs for 3 wickets in 37 overs by the close and the match was drawn. Opener Hirun Noyah scored an unbeaten 58 runs in 58 balls with 7 boundaries. Methuka Gunarathne (32) and Reshon Solomons (15) helped to build their innings.

Royal ‘A’: 225/6 (50) (Nithesh Jayasinghe 51, Rasula Madarasinghe 41, Thumindu Somasiri 30, Chanithu Kankanamge 25 n.o., Dhisas Nanayakkarawasam 17, Mudith Gunasekara 13 n.o., Dushen Udawela 13, Mahiru Kodithuwakku 10, Leshan Perera 3/12)

St. Peter’s ‘A’: 124/3 (37) (Hirun Noyah 58 n.o., Methuka Gunarathne 32, Reshon Solomons 15, Mahiru Kodithuwakku 1/17). (YK)

Monday, January 16, 2023 – 01:00











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