ANGELO SLAMS SECOND SUCCESSIVE TON
NCC Skipper Angelo Perera slammed his second successive century when he made 124 against Tamil Union on day one of their SLC Premier Tier ‘A’ Cricket Tournament encounter played at the P. Sara Oval yesterday.
Angelo’s knock came off 177 balls which comprised seven boundaries and two sixes and he was involved in a partnership of 98 runs for the eighthwicket with Malinga Amarasinghe as NCC recovered from 120 for five to end with 296 runs in their first innings.
Meanwhile, a fine century in 123 balls inclusive of eight boundaries and two sixes by Oshada Fernando helped Chilaw Marians CC make 281 in their first innings against Ragama CC at Katunayake.
At P. Sara Oval
NCC: 296 (Angelo Perera 124, Lahiru Udara 38, Upul Tharanga 37, Malinga Amarasinghe 37, Mahela Udawatte 21, Sachithra Serasinghe 3/64, Lahiru Milantha 2/17, Sadeesha Pathiranage 2/54) Tamil Union: 18/1.
Chilaw Marians CC: 281 (Oshada Fernando 100, Harsha Cooray 98, Yasoda Lanka 25, Amila Aponso 5/86, Sahan Nanayakkara 4/45)
Ragama CC: 70/2 (Janith Liyanage 31, Sanjaya Chathuranga 27, Nimesh Vimukthi 2/19).
Army SC: 285/5 (Lakshan Edirisinghe 81, Dilan de Soysa 46, Dushan Vimukthi 136 n.o, Chaminda Bandara 4/51) vs SLPA CC.
At SSC Grounds Saracens SC: 293 (Kanishka Amarasinghe 95, Saliya Saman 81, Milinda Siriwardana 24, Nipun Karunanayke 23, Tharindu Ratnayake 3/57, Sachithra Senanayake 2/48, Kasun Madusanka 2/53) vs SSC.
At BRC Grounds
BRC: 221 (Hashen Ramanayake 66, Deshan Dias 42, Raminda Wijesooriya 30, Duvindu Tilekeratne 20 n.o, Shehan Jayasuriya 4/56, Upul Indrasiri 3/49)
Negombo CC: 82/0 (Shehan Jayasuriya 47 n.o, Lasith Croospulle 33 n.o).
At Colts Grounds
Colts CC: 225 (Vishad Randika 68, Nisala Tharaka 26, Dhananjaya Lakshan 24, Hashan Dumindu 23, Akila Dhananjaya 23 n.o, Malinda Pushpakumara 6/85, Ashan Priyanjan 2/25)
Angelo Perera (NCC) scored his second successive century
Malinda Pushpakumara (CCC) claimed six wicketsPIX BY NISAL BADUGE