Joes clinch U-19 cager crown
St. Joseph’s College, Maradana led by dynamic
cager Praneeth Udumalagala, clinched the under-19 ‘A’ Division
Basketball Championship for 2011, beating the defending champions,
St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena 78-64 in the final played at the
Royal College court yesterday.
Sebs win annual encounter
St. Sebastian’s College beat Prince of Wales’
College by 54 runs in their inter-school 27th annual limited overs
cricket match worked off at Tyronne Fernando Stadium Moratuwa.
Batting first St. Sebastian’s scored 275 for 8 in their alloted
fifty overs with Sanitha de Mel and Anushka Perera scoring 78 runs
each. Hashan Fernando took 4 for 67 for Cambrians.
Bruised India face resurgent Sri Lanka
Desperate to restore their battered reputation
after the recent debacle in Australia, title holders India would be
hoping for a positive start to their campaign in the Asia Cup when
they take on Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The Asia Cup will provide India a
chance to make amends for their dismal performance in the triseries
in Australia where they won just three out of eight matches.
Fine knock by Somatillake
A fine knock of 93 with 16 fours and two sixes
off 128 balls by allrounder Tharaka Somatillake helped Kegalu
Vidyalaya to score 282 for 8 declared on the first day of their
inter-school cricket match against S de S Jayasinghe College,
Dehiwala which began at the Kegalle esplanade yesterday. The match
will be continued today at 9.30 am.