By Shamseer Jaleel
Trinity College Kandy were well placed in their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter against St. Sebastian’s College which commenced at the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
Trinity, batting first, totaled a good 230 with the help of in-form all rounder Abhishek Anandakumar who stroked a brilliant 92.
In reply the Moratuwa school were in deep trouble losing their top six wickets for only 58 runs. Spinner Uvindu took four wickets for the Kandy School.
Meanwhile, Vidyartha College already scored first innings points in their Under 19 inter school cricket encounter against Kingswood College which commenced at the Police Ground in Kandy yesterday.
Elsewhere, Sri Rahula Katugastota scored a first innings win over Anuradhapura Central in their Under 19 Inter school cricket encounter which concluded at the University Ground in
At Asgiriya Stadium: Abhishek, Uvindu put Trinity in control
Trinity 230 in 63.2 overs (Abhishek Anandakumar 92, Thewin Amarasinghe 39, Ranuda Somarathna 24, Deemantha Bandara 21, Kalana Sandeep 3 for 79, Induwara De Alwis 2 for 30, Sasika Perera 2 for 38)
St. Sebastian’s 58 for 6 in 28 overs (Dunith Jayathunga 26, Uvindu Wimaladarma 4 for 8)
At Police Ground: Vidyartha in the lead
Kingswood 78 in 23.4 overs (Dumindu Damisha 21, Medunaka Wijethilaka 4 for 27, Anjula Padmasiri 3 for 28, Kasun Karunathilake 2 for 3) and 16 for 0 in 5 overs
Vidyartha 134 in 37.1 overs (Heshan Bandara 43, Shamal Priyabhashana 32, Adithya Kalalpitiya 20, L. K. Weerasekara 7 for 37, O. V. Pushpapitiya 2 for 14)
At University Ground: First innings win for Katugastota Rahula
Anuradhapura Central 278 and 38 for 1 in 13 overs (Lasantha Lakshan 22 n.o.)
Sri Rahula Katugastota 293 for 9 dec in 109.3 overs (Lahiru Wijerathne 142, Kushan Senerath 53, Sahan Milinda 36 n.o., Dananjaya Bandara 28, Laknesh Savinda 3 for 87).