Vidyalians gain lead
Moratu Vidyalaya have already gained a first innings lead of 48 runs
with two wickets intact at the end of day one in their inter schools
under-19 elevation to division one cricket match against St Thomas
College, Matale and worked off in Matale.
Batting first Thomians were all out for 140 runs with N G Kennedy
making 50 runs with six fours ably supported by L D Madushanka who
scored 33 runs. Shanuka Roshan was the most successful bowler for
Vidyalians with 4 for 25 and in reply at the end of day's play visitors
were in a healthy position with 188 for 8 with Thilan Kanishka unbeaten
with 78 runs including eleven fours and useful contribution coming ff
the bats of Ishan Peiris 31, Kanishka Prabath 25 and Janitha Samarajeeva
20, L D Madushanka was the pick of the bowlers for Matale Thomians with
5 for 50.
St Thomas' Matale: 140 (N G Kennedy 50, L K Madushanka 33, Dushan
Sulakshana 3 for 23, Shanuka Roshan 4 for 25, Taruka Fernando 2 for 6).
Moratu Vidyalaya: 188 for 8 (Thilan Kanishka 78 n.o., Ishan Peiris
31, Janitha Samarajeeva 20, Kanishka Prabath 25).