Janith, Nishan, Sandun steers Jaffna to victory

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By: M. Shamil Amit

Mar. 4 (Daily Mirror) - Half tons by Janith Liyanage, Nishan Madushka and Sandun Weerakkody helped Jaffna to record a comfortable four wicket win over Colombo in a high scoring match of the National Super League limited over tournament encounter played at R. Premadasa Stadium. The trio’s knocks helped Jaffna chasing 289 runs for victory to reach the target in the 49th over.

Dambulla recorded a three wicket win over Kandy in another match of the same tournament played at the Sooriyawewa Stadium. Dambulla after bowling out Kandy for 201 runs raced to the target with ease in the 43rd over.


  • At R. Premadasa Stadium – Jaffna won by four wickets

Galle 288 for 7 in 50 overs (Pathum Kumara 59, Dunith Wellalage 52, Shehan Fernando 45, Dhananjaya Lakshan 32, Sohan de Livera 19, Ramesh Mendis 29 n.o.: Ravindu Fernando 2/33)

Jaffna 289 for 6 in 48.3 overs (Janith Liyanage 80, Nishan Madushka 58, Sandun Weerakkody 50, Nipun Karunanayake 44, Ron Chandragupta 22 n.o.: Ramesh Mendis 2/47)

  • At Sooriyawewa – Dambulla won by three wickets

Kandy 201 in 48.3 overs (Ahan Wickramasinghe 42, Sahan Arachchige 37, Chamika Karunaratne 24: Vishwa Fernando 3/36, Mohamed Shiraz 3/49)

Dambulla 204 for 7 in 43 overs (Sanoj Dharshika 48,Ranesh Silva 25, Chamindu Wijesinghe 25, Pavan Ratnayake 24, Sonal Dinusha 44 n.o.: Mithun Jayawickrama 2/32)


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