By Shamseer Jaleel
Trinity College continued their winning streak in the Inter-School Under-19 limited overs cricket encounter when they beat Gurukula College by 60 runs at the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
Trinity put up a formidable 243 on the board with the help of fine half centuries by Umair Raizan (71) and Ranuda Somaratne (52). With this win Trinity booked their berth for the quarter-final encounter which will take place after the Sinhala and Tamil New year.
Trinity 243 in 49.2 overs (Umair Raizan 71, Ranuda Somarathne 52, Vibhawith Ehelepola 27, Abhishek Anandakumara 24, Pawan Pathiraja 22, Kemira Nayanatharu 2 for 32)
Gurukula Kelaniya 184 in 40 overs (Sithija Chamod 82, Kemira Nayanatharu 38; Sheuka Illukumbura 3 for 33, Umair Raizan 2 for 31, Matheesha Pathirana 1 for 31)