Wanuja and Niman spin St. Peter's to win
St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya spin duo Wanuja Sahan (match bag of 7 wickets), and Niman Umesh (match bag of 10 wickets) bowled out the Trinity side to win by 5 wickets in their Under-19 Inter-school Cricket fixture played at Asgiriya Stadium Kandy, yesterday.
Trinity scored 189 all out in their first innings while they were bundled out for 109 yesterday with St. Peter’s skipper Wanuja Sahan the experienced National Under-19 leg spinner and off-spinner Niman Umesh having five wickets each took bowling honours for winning side.
St. Peter’s scored 150 all out in their first innings with a 39-run lead for Trinity but they made a good fight back to record an outright victory with five wickets in hand.
Meanwhile, De Mazenod College, Kandana, defeated Isipatana College by 7 wickets in their Under 19 L/O game played at Kandana, yesterday. Ruveen Fonseka made an unbeaten century to guide De Mazenod to victory.Chief scores
*At Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy: St Peters beat Trinity by 5 wickets
Trinity 189 all out Viduka Dammage 61*, Niman Umesh 5/62 and 109 all out Pawan Pathiraja 19,Rahal Amarasinghe 13, Manula Kularatne 31,Wanuja Sahan 5/38, Niman Umesh 5/54
St Peters 150 all out Vishen Helabage 24,Wanuja Sahan 29,Rusanda Gamage 14,Lahiru Dawatage 12,Nimuthu Gunawardena 22, Niman Umesh 19, Dinuka Tennakoon 3/46,Theeraka Ranathunga 2/38, Ranuda Somaratne 3/13 and 151 for 5 wickets Vishen Helabage 31, Rusanda Gamage 14,Sanshay Gunatilleke 22,Wanuja Sahan 25,Lahiru Dawatage 29,Niman Umesh 21*
*At Katugastota (Match drawn)
St Anthony’s 288 all out
Thurstan 127 all out Tharindu Harshana 21, Pasindu Rashmitha 23, Ruvinda Dilshan 23, Divyesh Ramaiya 2/26, Lahiru Abeysinghe 2/21, Asitha Wanninayake 5/23 and 148 for 8 wickets at close Tharindu Harshana 58, Pasindu Rashmitha 25, Bawantha Jayasinghe 27, Asitha Wanninayake 3/40, Kaveesha Piyumal 2/35
*At Kandana: De Mezenod beat Isipatana by 7 wickets
Isipatana 210 all out in 46.4 overs Tharusha Netsara 52, Naveen Kanishka 23, Lesandu Kalpage 32, Kavindu Amantha 23, Randunu Ganganath 24, Sithuka Gunawardena 22, Sithum Fernando 2/36, Kavindu Kasushalya 5/48
De Mezenod 211 for 3 wickets in 35 overs Lester Jayaweera 35, Ruveen Fonseka 100*, Ashen Silva 34, Salindu Pathirana 26*, Sithuka Gunawardena 3/59.