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U19 Women’s Tri Nation ODI Series

Chamodi, Dewmi spins Sri Lanka U19 Women to big win

9 April 2024 07:35 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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By M. Shamil Amit


Apr. 9 (Daily Mirror) - The Sri Lanka U19 Women’s left and right arm spin pair Chamodi Munasinghe and Dewmi Wijeratne wrecked the England U19 Women batting to guide the side to a big 108 run win in the U19 Women’s Tri Nation ODI encounter played at the Galle Internatinal Stadium.

Fourteen year old Munasinghe a schoolgirl hailing from remote Kumbukkenen in the Monaragala district ended with a five wicket haul while Wijeratne bagged four as the duo combined to bowl out the England U19 Women chasing a target of 227 runs to bundle them out for a low score of 118 runs.

The foundation for the win was laid by Rashmika Sewwandi who made a 56 ball knock of 59 that included nine boundaries after two valuable partnerships put on by the top order batting.

The first was an opening wicket stand of 63 runs between Sanjana Kavindi and Sumudu Nisansala and the other of 54 runs for the fourth wicket between skipper Manudi Nanayakkara and Dewmi Wijeratne.

Later Sewwndi shared two brief partnerships of 40 runs for the sixth wicket with Rashmi Nethranjalai and 38 runs for the seventh wicket with Rishmi Sanjana for Sri Lanka U19 Women taikng first lease of the wicket to make a score of 226 runs.

Scores:

  • Sri Lanka U19 Women 226 in 48.4 overs (Rashmika Sewwandi 59, Sanjana Kavindi 27, Sumudu Nisansala 27, Manudi Nanayakkara 25, Dewmi Wijeratne 25 : Charis Pevely 2/16, Amu Surenkumar 2/21, Sophia Smale 2/34)
  • England U19 Women 118 in 23.3 overs (Jodi Grewcock 26, Amu Surenkumar 25: Chamodi Munasinghe 5/42, Dewmi Wijeratne 4/43) 

  Comments - 3

  • Man Wednesday, 10 April 2024 09:20 AM

    Well done. Need to phaseout to bat the whole 50 overs ideally the top order.

    Abdul wahab Mohamed Ribji Wednesday, 10 April 2024 08:21 PM

    Smally ( batti) should be given more opportunities to play for the national team and to address her difficulties too.

    P Kunchithapathan Thursday, 11 April 2024 06:49 AM

    In the English U19 team, Amu Surenkumar, who hails from Karainagar Island in Jaffna, made a significant contribution despite England U19's loss. Her father, Surenkumar, previously captained St. John's College in Jaffna and scored a century during a crucial match against Central College Jaffna. Currently, the Surenkumar family resides in the UK.


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