U-19 Cricket Tourney Mahima (82) lead Nalanda’s fight back

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By M. Shamil Amit

Mahima Weerakoon cracked an unbeaten half century to help Nalanda College fight back and record a first innings win over Mahanama College, Colombo in their Under-19 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament encounter which concluded at Campbell Place yesterday. 

Nalanda who were struggling at 49 for five, recovered through the batting of Mahima who made an unbeaten 82 as they ended up with 194 runs in reply to Mahanama’s first innings score of 175.


At Campbell Place (1st innings win for Nalanda)
Mahanama: 175 and 184/3 (Pawantha Weerasinghe 60)
Nalanda (49/5 overnight): 194 (Mahima Weerakoon 82 n.o).
At BRC Grounds (1st innings win for Wesley)
Wesley: 266 and 145 (Tashika Nirmal 5/83)
Lumbini MV (50/0 overnight): 217 (Semila Liyanage 6/69, Thenuka Perera 4/56) and 70/3.
At Matara (1st innings win for St. Thomas’, Matara)
St. Thomas’: 252 
Zahira (34/0 overnight): 124 (Sineth Sithara 5/42) and 118/7 (Sachira Rashmika 4/35).
At Kotte (1st innings win for Sri Jayewardenepura MV, Kotte)
Sri Jayewardenepura MV: 191 and 215 (Gihan Boteju 86, Akash Kumara 41, Chamod Sandaru 6/70) 
Piliyandala Central (135/9 overnight): 136 (Nethma Ashen 54) and 205/6 (Lakshitha Kularatne 49, Akash Akalanka 40 n.o).
At Katuneriya (St. Sebastian’s, Katuneriya won by innings and 18 runs)
Bandaranayake MV, Gampaha: 105 and (6/1 overnight) 167 (Sithija Silva 50, Dulaj Ashen 5/43, Sithum Akalanka 4/85) 
St. Sebastian’s: 290 (Ayon Hesara 192 n.o, Sahan Puwakpitiya 4/34).
At Matugama (St. Mary’s, Matugama won by innings and 10 runs)
St. Mary’s: 322 
St. Aloysius’, Ratnapura (116/4 overnight): 170 (Kaveesha Bhanuka 42, Harsha Sandaruwan 6/58) and 142 (Vihara Attanayake 54, Harsha Sandaruwan 5/70).
At Kotte (Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte won by innings and 87 runs)
Ananda Sastralaya: 310 
Sri Pangnananda MMV, Raddoluwa (72/2 overnight): 113 (Venuk Hettiarachchi 5/48) and 110 (Shehan Nimesh 44, Venuk Hettiarachchi 9/58).
At Ambepussa (1st innings win for St. Patrick’s, Jaffna)
St. Patrick’s (255/7 overnight): 315/8 declared (D. Daniscus 95, P. Kasto 67, E. Dilaxhan 64)
Maliyadeva Model School: 118 (Yohan Wijesuriya 62, D. Daniscus 6/38) and 130/6.
At Jaffna (1st innings win for Ibbagamuwa Central)
Skandavarodaya College, Jaffna: 191 and 162 (S. Sandakan 52, S. Dhanaraj 40, Sithija Wijeratne 4/69)
Ibbagamuwa Central (80/2 overnight): 202/7 declared (Kulan Koralagedera 43).
At Godigamuwa (1st innings win for Loyola, Negombo)
Loyola: 170 and 244/6 (Hashen Lalindra 56, Kavindu Amarasinghe 50, Brendon Fernando 46) 
Lyceum, Panadura (105/7 overnight): 156 (Isuru Perera 62, Savindu Nonis 5/23)

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