Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Jayamal, Shashin, Tharindu, Lahiru help Gurukula MV amass 432


Half tons by Jayamal Wanniarach­chi, Shashin Dilranga, Tharindu Tharaka and Lahiru Chamara helped Gurukula MV Kelaniya amass a mammoth 432 against President’s College Rajagiriya on day one in their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Kotte.

Jayamal made a 89 ball knock of 91 which included eight boundaries and five sixes while Shashin cracked 74 in 76 balls with 13 boundaries, Tharindu’s 68 comprising 13 boundaries and a six and Lahiru’s half ton had eight boundaries.The match will be continued today.

Gurukula MV Kelaniya 432 (Jayamal Wanniarach­chi 91, Shashin Dilranga 74, Tharindu Tharaka 68, Lahiru Chamara 50, Kasun Madhu- sanka 38, Lisula Lakshan 27, Christy Ashan 20: Mohamed Halan 5 for 118, Kavindu Weeratunge 2 for 67)

President’s Rajagiriya 25 for 2 at close (Chamaka Dilshan 2 for 8)

Maris Stella skittled out for 47

An impressive bowling figures of 5 for 7 by Sahan Nanayakkar­a supported by a three wicket haul by Chemila Obeysekera enabled St. Peter’s to skittle out Maris Stella for a paltry 47 in the Under 19 match played at Kadirana. Earlier in the day St. Peter’s taking first lease of the wicket made 160 with Kavinda de Tissera making a top score of 50. The match will be continued to- day.

St. Peter’s 160 (Kavinda de Tissera 50, Didulana Mendis 27, Dineth Thimodya 20: Sachindu Colombage 3 for 43, Shakila Bhasura 2 for 2, Prasansana Jayamanne 2 for 16, Dilan Gamage 2 for 72) and 70 for 2 (Shanaka Fernando 55) Maris Stella Negombo 47 (Sahan Nanayakkar­a 5 for 7, Chemila Obeysekera 3 for 14)

St.Sebastian’s dominate

St. Sebastian’s dominated the opening day’s play against Thurstan in another match which was stopped early due to bad light at Thurstan ground. St. Sebastian’s after restrictin­g the home team for a score of 106 were 71 for 4. The match will be continued today.

Thurstan 106 (Thimira Jayasinghe 21, Arjuna Gunawardha­ne 19: Shan Fernando 4 for 15, Kusal Lakthilina 2 for 28)

St. Sebastian’s 71 for 4 (Sangeeth Cooray 28, Kusal Lakthilina 20 n.o.: Achintha Kalpana 2 for 14)

Even exchanges at Kandana

Exchanges were even in the game between Joseph Vaz Wennappuwa and De Mazenod which got underway at Kandana yesterday.

Joseph Vaz Wennappuwa 188 (S. Silva 89, M. Vibodha 39: Akash Senaratne 5 for 51, Shehan Jayawarden­a 2 for 22)

De Mazenod 34 for 1

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