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T20 Club Cricket: NCC emerge champions

NCC emerged champions of the SLC T20 Inter Club Cricket tournament when they beat CCC by 6 runs in the final at the P. Sara Oval stadium, Colombo yesterday.

CCC won the toss and decided to field restricted NCC to 183/7 in 20 overs. Bhanuka Rajapakshe scored 79 runs in 51 balls with 6 boundaries and 5 sixes. Mahela Udawatte scored 68 runs in 50 balls with 4 boundaries and 3 sixes. Bhanuka Rajapakshe and Mahela Udawatte made a 126-run stand for the third wicket. Nuwan Thushara took 4/32.

In reply, CCC were bowled out for 177 runs in 19.3 overs. Sachith Pathirana scored 47 runs in 26 balls with 3 boundaries and 4 sixes. Wanindu Hasaranga scored 42 runs. Ashan Priyanjan scored 29 runs. Wanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Madhusanka made a 63-run stand for the 6th wicket. Sachith Pathirana and skipper Ashan Priayanjan made 58 runs partnership for the second wicket. Right arm pace bowler Chamika Karunaratne took 4/28 and Lahiru Kumara took 3/31.


NCC: 183/7 in 20 overs (Bhanuka Rajapakshe 79, Mahela Udawatte 68, Chathuranga De Silva 15, Nuwan Thushara 4/32)

CCC: 177 in 19.3 overs (Sachith Pathirana 47, Wanindu Hasaranga 42, Ashan Priyanjan 29, Lahiru Madhusanka 19, Lahiru Gamage 11, Chamika Karunaratne 4/28, Lahiru Kumara 3/31). YK


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