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SSC and Police SC enter finals; Ton up Kamindu Mendis and Sahan Arachcige nudge selectors; Ravin...


By Srian Obeyesekere

CCC’s Kamindu Mendis, who has been in a match to catch the eyes of the national selectors for top flight national duty, was once again among the runs hitting the three-figure mark with aplomb scoring 101 in their drawn match against Army SCnof the SLC Major League 2023 Tournament at the Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium.

SSC and Police SC entered the finals, SSC obtained 109.145 points heading Group A while Police SC has obtained114.245 points heading Group B having entered the final for the first time.

NCC’s Sahan Arachchige, too who has been knocking on the door for national recognition dis display he was a stoic batsman in the left-hand mould who has arrived on the scene stroking 106 against Bloomfield C&AC in their drawn encounter at the Bloomfield Grounds.

Also ascending the three-figure groove were Badureliya’s Parvez Rasool with 124 and Tamil Union C&AC’s Ravindra Fernando 134 and Tharindu Harshana 111in the drawn encounter between the two sides at the P. Saravanamuththu International Stadium.

Sri Lanka discard off spinner Akila Dananjaya continued his fine form run with the ball claiming career best figures of 9 for 56 as Colts CC romped to a comprehensive 7-wicket win over Ragama CC in their Major League fixture played at Surrey grounds Maggona yesterday.

Meanwhile Galle CC and Army SC from Group A and Air Force SC and Sebastianites from Group B who were placed the last two in the points table, will accordingly be demoted from this tournament.



At Maggona Surrey Grounds

Colts CC beat Ragama CC by 7 wickets:

Ragama CC 231 (Janith Liyanage 35, Yohan Liyanage 32, Nipun Malinga 30, Dulaj Bandara 27, Avishka Tharindu 26, Ranmith Jayasena 21, Akila Dananjaya 6/100, Udith Madushan 2/42) And 142 all out (Nishan Madushanka 24, Saminda Fernando 48, Akila Dhananjaya 9/56)

Colts CC 334 (Muditha Lakshan 79, Sangeeth Cooray 68, Ravindu Rashantha 59, Dhananjaya Lakshan 42, Shalin de Mel 31, Yohan Liyanage 4/69, Shashika Dulshan 3/120 And 44/3 (Sangeeth Cooray 21, Dhananjaya Lakshan n.o. 20)

At Welisara Ace Capital CC beat Chilaw Marians CC by 140 runs:

Ace Capital CC 272 (Wanuja Sahan 60, Nimsara Atharagalla 46, Pawantha Weerasinghe 34, Thanuka Dabare 30, Ravindu Rathnayake 24, Roshan Jayatissa 21, Chamod Sandaru 4/70, Lasith Lakshan 2/78) And 202/9 decl. (Kavindu Amantha 57, Harsha Cooray 54*, Wanuja Sahan 35, Lasith Lakshan 4/69, Thimira Irushika 3/79, Avindu Theekshana 2/45)

Chilaw Marians CC 188 (Raveen Yasas 61, Thikshila de Silva 40, Ramesh Nimantha 36, Lasith Lakshan 20, Wanuja Sahan 5/56, Roshan Jayatissa 3/83, Pawantha Weerasinghe 2/26 and 146 all out Pulina Tharanga 29, Chamod Sandaru 25, Avindu Theekshana 22, Lasith Lakshan 20, Wanuja Sahan 5/47, Roshan Jayatissa 5/78

At Moratuwa Moors SC beat Sebastianites C&AC  by 84 runs:

Moors SC 175 (Mohammed Shamaaz 91, Praveen Jayawickrama 46, Tharindu Ratnayake 5/49, Chamikara Edirisinghe 3/61 & 134/3 (42.2) Janishka Perera 40*, Sohan de Livera 35, Kavindu Kulasekara 34) And 227 (Janishka Perera 81,Kavindu Kulasekara 34,Sohan de Livera 35, Praveen Jayawickrama n.o. 35, Chamikara Edirisinghe 5/91,Tharusha Fernando 2/52)

Sebastianites 191 (Lohan de Zoysa 91, Tharindu Ratnayake 34, Pramod Maduwantha 33, Tilanga Udeshana 4/31, Ramesh Mendis 3/69, Theesan Vithusan 2/28) And 128 (Dushan Vimukthi 32,Ramesh Mendis 4/31,Theesan Vithushan 3/57)

At Pallekele CCC vs Army SC Drawn:

CCC – 392/7 (Kamindu Mendis n.o. 101, Minod Bhanuka 73, Ashan Priyanajan 58, Pavan Rathnayake 21, Yashan Avishka 2/62 Vs Panadura SC)

At Katunayake  Army SC vs. Negombo CC Drawn:

Army SC 238 (Dinesh Chandimal 62, Asela Gunaratne 45, Pathum Kumara 37, Pathum Boteju 29, Nishan Peiris 6/79, Chanura Fernando 2/42, Upul Indrasiri 2/57) And 56/3

Negombo CC 252

At Galle Galle CC vs Nugegoda SC Drawn

Galle CC 353/8 decl. (Irosh Samarasooriya 84, Shalith Fernando 65, Sachithra Perera 56, Pasindu Madushan n.o. 54, Buddhika Hasaranga 34, Raghav Dhawan 26, Sandun Madusanka 4/100, Chalana de Silva 3/89) And 212/4

Nugegoda SC 284 (Rahul Gunasekara 78, Ranitha Liyanarachchi 45, Rumesh Buddhika 43, Kevin Perera 38, TM Sampath 34, Suwath Mendis 20, Sachithra Perera 3/71, Tharinda Guruge 3/76, Umega Chathuranga 2/49) And 105/5.

At SSC Grounds SSC vs BRC Drawn:

BRC 179 (Dulash Udayanga 68, Murvin Abinash 33, Leo Fransisco 25, Lakshitha Manasinghe 4/36, Nisala Tharaka 2/38, Nimnaka Jayathilake 2/20) And 285/7.

SSC 205 (Nipun Dhananjaya 66, Sadisha Rajapaksa 34, Kavindu Nadeeshan 21, Murvin Abinash 5/64, Duvindu Tillakaratne 2/29

At Bloomfield: NCC vs Bloomfield C&AC Drawn:

NCC 352 (Sahan Arachchige 106, Kamil Mishara 90, Kavin Bandara 55, Lasith Embuldeniya 21, Asel Sigera 20, Syed Bukhari 3/43, Lahiru Madushanka 3/49, Sahan Nanayakkara 2/69).

Bloomfield C&AC  198 (Hasitha Boyagoda 72, Asitha Wanninayake 46, Lasith Embuldeniya 5/81, Ashian Daniel 5/46and 312 for 4 wickets at close Yohan de Silva 92, Hasitha Boyagoda 40, Mineth Premartne 57, Nipun Karunanayake 51, Lasith Embuldeniya 2/107

At P. Sara Stadium Drawn:

Badureliya SC 327 (Parvez Rasool 124, Ayana Siriwardana 44, Alankara Asanka 43, Anuk Fernando 27, Dhananjaya de Silva 3/30, Kavindu Pathirathne 2/54, Ravindu Fernando 2/66, Dilum Sudeera 2/70 and 89 for 4 wickets

Tamil Union 415/9 decl. (Tharindu Harshana 111, Dhananjaya de Silva 69, Sithara Hapuhinna 24, Ravindra Fernando 134, Parvez Rasool 4/149,Chanaka Komasaru 4/128 Vijayakanth Viyaskanth 3/22)

At Hambantota: Kurunegala YCC vs Police SC Drawn:

Kurunegala YCC 171 (Asantha Basnayaka 34, Gayan Maneeshan 33, Sanoj Darshika 28, Dilhara Polgampola 23, Nalin Priyadarshana 5/61, Malinda Pushpakumara 4/71) And 99/4.

Police SC 322/8 wickets decl. (Gitansh Khera 24, Heshan Dhanushka 119, Chamara Silva 64, Ashen Bandara 34, Chaturanga Kumara 46)

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