By M. Shamil Amit
Colts CC were shot out for 89 runs by CCC on day one of their SLC Premier Tier ‘A’ Cricket Tournament encounter played at Maitland Crescent on Friday (22).
CCC in reply, spearheaded by Wanidu Hasaranga who made an unbeaten knock of 70, ended the day on 192 for five.
Meanwhile, Army SC helped by half centuries from Lakshitha Madushan, Kasun de Silva and Janith Silva ended the opening day’s in a strong position of 286 for eight against the Tamil Union at Panagoda.
BRC despite a fine knock of 105 from Deshan Dias were restricted to 244 by NCC at Maitland Place.
Ragama CC batting first made 218 for seven with the bulk of the scoring coming from Lahiru Thirimanne and Janith Liyanage at Thurstan Grounds.
In addition, Bloomfield made 231 for seven against the SSC at Reid Avenue.
At Maitland Crescent
Colts CC: 89 (Priyamal Perera 26, Kaveeshka Anjula 24, Manelker de Silva
3/13, Lahiru Gamage 3/29, Ashan Priyanjan 2/1, Lakshan Sandakan 2/5)
CCC: 192/5 (Ron Chandraguptha 29, Kusal Mendis 25, Wanidu Hasaranga 70 n.o, Madawa Warnapura 37 n.o, Kaveeshka Anjula 5/44).
Army SC: 286/8 (Lakshitha Madushan 87, Kasun de Silva 72, Janith Silva 54,
Navod Ilukwaththa 21, Jeevan Mendis 3/42) vs Tamil Union.
At Maitland Place
BRC: 244 (Deshan Dias 105, Rumesh Buddika 38, Suraj Randiv 24, Sanitha de
Mel 22, Lasith Embuldeniya 6/99, Lahiru Kumara 2/34, Tharindu Kaushal
At Thurstan Grounds
Ragama CC: 218/7 (Lahiru Thirimanne 80, Janith Liyanage 98 n.o, Mohamed Dilshad 5/60, Saliya Saman 2/43) vs Saracens SC.
At Reid Avenue
Bloomfield: 231/7 (Lahiru Jayakody 86, Nipun Haggala 25, Adeesha Nanayakkara 23, Lahiru Samarakoon 32 n.o, Sachithra Senanayake 5/59, Kasun Madusanka 2/43) vs SSC.