Army SC, SSC record fourth successive win

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By M. Shamil Amit

Army SC and CCC maintained their unbeaten record of the ongoing Under 23 inter-club cricket tournament by recording their fourth successive wins. Army SC coasted to a comfortable 62 runs win on the D/L method against Navy SC in the match played at Welisara while SSC defeated Tamil Union by four wickets also on D/L method at P. Sara Stadium.

Army SC’s win came on the back of a knock of 104 by Bishan Mendis and an unbeaten 71 by Pathum Kumara which helped them make a formidable score of 271 and Navy SC in their turn able to end on 114 for 9.

SSC helped by a half ton from Nipun Dhananjaya overcame Tamil Union by four wickets while a five wicket haul by Amshi de Silva enabled CCC to defeat Kurunegala YCC by four wickets at the CCC ground.

In the other matches played saw Air Force SC, Badureliya CC, Sebastianites CC and Galle CC coming out victorious against Lankan CC, Nugegoda S&WC, Police SC and Kandy Customs SC respectively.


At Welisara – Army SC won by 62 runs on D/L (Target 176 in 22 overs)

Army SC: 271 for 9 in 47 overs (Bishan Mendis 104, Pathum Kumara 71 n.o.: Akindu Karunaratne 3/63)

Navy SC: 114 for 9 in 22 overs (Hashan Sandeepa 3/10)

At P, Sara Stadium – SSC won by four wickets on D/L (Target 221 in 46 overs)

Tamil Union: 235 in 49 overs (Ravindu Fernando 56, Kamesh Nirmal 47, Kavindu Madarasinghe 45: Himesh Ramanayake 3/47)

SSC: 223 for 6 in 45.4 overs (Nipun Dhananjaya 62, Krishan Sanjula 45, Chamod Wickramasinghe 40, Sammu Ashan 45 n.o.)

At CCC – CCC won by four wickets (Target 99 in 36 overs)

Kurunegala YCC: 105 in 33.4 overs (Amshi de Silva 5 for 23, Ruvin Seneviratne 4 for 18)

CCC: 100 for 6 in 18 overs (Oawan Ratnayake 27 n.o.: Asitha Wanninayake 4/18)

At Katunayake – Air Force SC won by four wickets on D/L (Target 138 in 43 overs)

Lankan CC: 148 in 43.4 overs (Kevin Perera 29, Damith Silva 27: Kasun Ekanayake 3/31)

Air Force SC: 139 for 6 in 39.4 overs (Ravindu Sembakuttige 67 n.o., Movin Subasinghe 23 n.o.: Sandun Sathsara 4/31)

At Maggona – Badureliya CC won by two wickets

Nugegoda S&WC: 222 in 44.3 overs (Sakuna Li yanage 81, Pasindu Adithya 31: Ruchira Koshitha 3/29)

Badureliya CC: 225 for 8 in 44 overs (Avindu Theekshana 51, Mithira Thenura 32, Ranesh Silva 67 n.o.: Vimukthi Kulatunga 4/41, Tashika Nirmal 3/39)

At Police Park – Sebastianites CC won by 34 runs on D/L (Target 166 in 47 overs)

Sebastianites CC: 170 in 49.1 overs (Tharusha Fernando 46: Mohamed Faheem 3/10, Charuka Jayatileke 3/39)

Police SC: 132 in 40.3 overs (Tharusha Fernando 4/24)

At Galle – Galle CC won by two runs on D/L (Target 122 in 24 overs)

Kandy Customs SC: 130 for 8 in 23 overs (Sasith Manuranga 28, Sasith Priyal 25: Thanula Champd 2 for 23, Kushan Madusha 2 for 23)

Galle CC: 124 for 6 in 22 overs (Ravishka Wijesiri 44, Kavindu Ediriweera 33: Imesh Madusanka 3/12) 


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