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Binuka, Tharindu, Manuja guide Rahula to massive win

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By M. Shamil Amit

Half tons by Binuka Sanketh and Tharindu Rajapakse and a five-wicket haul by Manuja Dulneth paved the way for Rahula College Matara to record a massive 153-run win over Karandeniya Central in the Under 19 inter-school limited over tournament match played at Matara yesterday.

The duo’s knocks helped Rahula batting first to make a formidable score of 259 for 7 and Manuja’s fiver enabled Rahula to bundle out Karandeniya Central for a low score of 106 runs.
In the other matches played Sri Devananda MV Ambalangoda, Wadduwa Central and Prince College Ratnapura won their matches.

At Matara – Rahula won by 153 runs
Rahula Matara 259 for 7 in 50 overs (Binuka Sanketh 67, Tharindu Rajapakse 63, Thathsara Dilshan 46, Ovin Bopage 29, Sithum Anjana 26: Shavindu Umesh 3 for 43, Sudesh Kumara 2 for 40)
Karandeniya Central 106 in 27.2 overs (Shavindu Umesh 25: Manuja Dulneth 5 for 24, Sadev Rithmika 2 for 11, Minuga Lakvidu 2 for 28)
At Katuneriya – Sri Devananda MV won by two wickets
St. Sebastian’s Katuneriya 184 in 48.4 overs (Thisara Madusanka 56, Senura Dimal 37, Dulaj Ashen 36: Kaveesha Kalpana 5 for 38, Buddika de Silva 3 for 30)
Sri Devananda MV Ambalangoda 185 for 8 in 49.3 overs (Irusha Akash 34, Lasindu Lakshan 32: Chathumal Nimesh 2 for 13)
At Wadduwa – Wadduwa Central won by 83 runs
Wadduwa Central 229 in 49.2 overs (Shehan Akshana 72, Samindu Madusanka 26, Deshan Madusanka 23, Sahan Deshaka 22: Chamod Saranga 2 for 24, Harsha Sandaruwan 2 for 30, Chanuka Dilshan 2 for 39, Tharusha Anjana 2 for 45)
Gnanissara MV Aluthgama 146 in 41.5 overs (Harsha Sandaruwan 35, Chamod Raveen 31: Deshan Madusanka 4 for 20, Shehan Alshana 4 for 34)
At Gankanda – Prince College won by seven runs
Prince College Ratnapura 172 in 44.2 overs (Hansaka Lawrence 42, Thejan Jayaratne 38, Dilsara Udana 21: C. Sirikumara 2 for 21, D. Perera 2 for 25, S. Lakshan 2 for 25)
Pothuwila MV Payagala 166 in 45.3 overs (C. Sirikumara 57, R. Hansamal 27: Deneth Himasha 3 for 19, Thejan Jayaratne 2 for 18, Hansaka Lawrence 2 for 41)

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