Wijayananda Perera scored a sparkling 139 not out in 120 balls, inclusive of six sixes and 15 fours to steer Combined Kotte Masters to a resounding nine-wicket win over the Thomian Masters in their annual 30-over cricket encounter played at the Bloomfield Grounds.
Wijayananda was associated in an unbroken 150-run stand for the second wicket with Suranjith Dharmasena (41 not out), as Kotte Masters reached their target in 28.4 overs. BM
Thomian Masters: 253/4 in 30 overs (Vajira Wijegunawardena 139, R. Wannakuwatte 29, Johan Peiris 32, Dirk Tissera 2/52)
Combined Kotte Masters: 256/1 in 28.4 overs (Shane Fernando 42, Wijeyananda Perera 139 n.o, S. Dharmasena 41 n,o).