Kavindu, Krishan, Vishwa crack half tons

29 March 2024 07:40 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


By: M. Shamil Amit

Mar. 29 (Daily Mirror) - Half tons by Kavindu Gayathra, Krishan Eranga and Vishwa Lahiru were the highlights of the first days play in the 72nd Battle of the Golds Big Match between traditional rivals Sri Sumangala College, Panadura and Moratu MV played at the De Zoysa Stadium in Moratuwa today.

Their batting helped Sri Sumangala taking first lease of the wicket to make 282 for nine declared which included two partnerships with Krishan Eranga and Duranka Silva.

The pair took the side off to a flying start with Kavindu Gayathra and Neksha Iddamalgoda sharing a stand of 50 runs for the fifth wicket.

Moratu MV facing 15 overs ended the day on 23 for one.


Sri Sumangala 1st innings

  • K. Eranga b Seneviratne 63
  • D. Silva c and b Yahampath 32
  • R. Jayawardena lbw b Seneviratne 04
  • V. Lahiru c Perera b Appuhamy 52
  • K. Gayathra st Sithumina b Dulanjana 84
  • N. Iddamalgoda c Dulanjana b Nidarshana 23
  • V. Peiris c Sithumina b Nimshan 05
  • S. Lithmin c Yahampath b Dulanjana 00
  • R. Dilshan not out 13

Extras: (lb4, nb1, w1) 06

Total: (8 wkts decl, 82.3 overs) 282

Fall: 1-67, 2-72, 3-126, 4-166, 5-216, 6-227, 7-228, 8-282.

Bowling: S. Yahampath 10-1-36-1, M. Perera 3-0-6-0, H. Tharushka 5-0-16-0, N. Dulanjana 11.3-1-53-2, S. Seneviratne 22-1-73-2, V. Nimsara 5-0-21-0, I. Nidarshana 11-3-24-1, M. Appuhamy 6-0-27-1, K. Nimshan 9-0-22-1.

Moratu MV 1st innings

  • V. Nimsara not out 12
  • M. Appuhamy lbw b Lahiru 01
  • S. Sandesh not out 09

Extras: (lb1) 01

Total: (1 wkt, 15 overs) 23

Fall: 1-1

Bowling: V. Lahiru 5-3-6-1, M. Dulran 2-0-7-0, R. Dilshan 5-2-4-0, D. Silva 1-0-3-0, S. Lithmin 2-0-2-0 

Pix: Kushan Pathiraja


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