Mithun stars with 90 against KYCC
A superb knock of 90 runs by Mithun Jayawickrama paved the way for
Sinhalese Sports Club team to amass a good total but they narrowly
missed an innings win over Kandy York Cricket Club (YCC) in their
under-23 tournament match played at Moors Ground recently.
In reply to SSC's first innings score of 299 for nine, KYCC were all
out for 43 in their first innings. Mithun Jayawickrama hit a fine knock
of 90 runs to lift the SSC total while Wishwa Wijerathna (68), Harith
Maduwantha (41) and Sanka Ramesh (31) also contributed the side.
Kandy YCC were skittled out for a paltry 43 with the help of good
bowling performances by Charith Jayampathi (3/19), Chirath Mapatuna
(3/10), Dasun Shanaka (2/10) and Suresh Wickrema(2/0)
At close, Kandy YCC were struggling with 76 for four wickets.
Ruwantha Ekanayake scored 46 while Chirath Mapatuna captured two
wickets for eight.
SSC: 299/9 (Mithun Jayawickrema 90, Wishwa Wijerathna 68, Harith
Sanka Ramesh 31, Aravinda Vithanaarachchi 4/84)
Kandy YCC : 43 (Faiq Ahamed 11, Charith Jayampathi 3/19,Chirath
Mapatuna 3/10, Dasun Shanaka 2/10, Suresh Wickrema 2/0) and 76 for 4
(Ruwantha Ekanayake 46, Harsha Madhuwantha 13 not out, Chirath Mapatuna