NCC stave off defeat vs Moors SC, Tamil Union and Sebastianites settle for a draw
By Srian Obeyesekere
While Bloomfield pulled off a comprehensive 8-wicket win over Air Force with a day to spare in the Major Club 3-day Tournament, NCC staved off defeat against Moors SC after being made to follow on finishing on 112 for 1 wicket on a brave unbeaten knock of 78 off 66 by Lahiru Udara who hit 10 boundaries and 2 sixes at the NCC Grounds yesterday. He was well supported by Vinuka Rubasinghe who was unbeaten on 26.
Meanwhile, Tamil Union and Sebastianites C&#38;AC drew their Group B game at KTZ Complex, Katunayake.
GROUP B CHIEF SCORES:
At Katunayake: Bloomfield beat Air Force by 8 wickets
Air Force 140 all out and 94 all out (Kaveesha Abishek 20: Asitha Wanninayake 5/36, Hussain Bukhari 4/31)
Bloomfield (116/6 o’night) 195 all out (Adeesha Thilanchana 55, Nipun Karunanayake 41, Hasitha Boyagoda 35: Movin Subasinghe 4/44, Chathura Randunu 4/46, Lasanda Rukmal 2/61) and 44 for 2 at close (Yohan de Silva 29n.o.)
At NCC: NCC vs Moors Drawn
Moors SC 398 (Pasindu Sooriyabandara 83, Kavindu Kulasekera 74, Janishka Perera 71, Sohan de Livera 68, Mohamed Shiraz 36, Dinuka Dilshan 30: Lasith Embuldeniya 5/129, Ashian Daniel 2/95)
NCC 190 (Niroshan Dickwella 75, Lasith Embuldeniya 32, Ahan Wickramasinghe 20, Praveen Jayawickrama 4/24, Milan Rathnyake 3/20, Ramesh Mendis 3/62) And f/0 112/1 (Lahiru Udara n.o. 78, Vinuka Rubasinghe n.o. 26, Lahiru Samarakoon 1/21)
At SL Army Ordinance Corps Cricket Stadium: Tamil Union C&#38;AC vs Sebastianites C&#38;AC Drawn
Tamil Union 301/9 decl. (Sadeera Samarawickrama 112, Ravindu Fernando 96, Dhananjaya de Silva 45, Lasith Abeyratne 21: Chamikara Edirisinghe 5/93, Dushan Vimukthi 2/71, Tharindu Ratnayake 2/88)
Sebastianites 225 (Pramod Maduwantha 62, Navindu Vithanage 56, Tharindu Rathnayake 25, Lohan de Zoysa 16, Adeesha Nanayakkara 15, Thulina Dilshan 14, Dilum Sudeera 5/84, Dhananjaya de Silva 3/35, Ravindu Fernando 2/33)
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