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Centurion Sajan shines for Leeds, Panadura

Sajan Priyamadu
Sajan Priyamadu

A superb century (130 runs) and a six wicket haul (6/32) by Sajan Priyamadu of Leeds International School, Pandura was the highlight of their division III under-13 drawn cricket match against Hindu College, Jaffna played at the Dammananda School grounds, Moronthuduwa recently.

Batting first Leeds International was restricted to 97 runs with Ravindu Lakshan making the highest score of 36 runs. L. Priyanandan bowled best for Jaffna team capturing 6/15. In reply Hindu College was skittled out for 95 runs. Y Yogeeson top scored with 44 runs. Sajan Priyamadu did the major damage to Jaffna team’s batting line up as he captured 6/32 in his 10-over spell, sending opponent batsmen to pavilion at regular intervals. Kasun Gajendra too bowled well to have three scalps (3/11). Both Sajan and Kasun played a vital role in earning a first innings win for Panadura team.

In their second essay, Leeds’ innings was boosted by a well compiled century by Sajan Priyamadu which included 13 hits to the ropes and six above it. With the support of two good knocks by Dineth Sheveen (35 runs) and Lakmal Sampath (32 runs), Pandur Leeds declared at 262/7 posting an impossible victory target for the opponents.

Panadura Leeds 97 (Ravindu Lakshan 36, L. Priyanandan 6/15) and 262/7 dec. (Sajan Priyamadu 130, Dineth Sheveen 35, Lakmal Sampath 32)

Hindu College, Jaffna 95 (Y. Yogeeson 44, Sajan Priyamadu 6/32, Kasun Gajendra 3/11)


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