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Thurstan advance to Div.1 U-19 L/O semis

Thurstan College Colombo advanced to the semifinal of the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 19 division 1 inter schools limited Over cricket tournament yesterday.

Thurstan College beat St. Benedict’s College Colombo by one wicket in the quarterfinal played at Thurstan grounds.

St. Benedict’s Colombo won the toss and elected to bat first were bowled out for 171 runs in 48.4 overs. Shehan Fernando scored 47 runs. Bimara Ranathunga took 3 wickets. Anju Karunanayake and Shalaka Bandara took 2 wickets each.

Thurstan Colombo scored 175 runs for 9 wickets in 37.2 overs. Jayavihan Mahavitharana scored unbeaten 108 runs and Yohan Liyanage scored 36 runs. Thenuka Nandalal took 3 wickets for 45 runs. Kaveesha Jayathilaka and Maheesh Theekshana took 2 wickets each.

St. Benedict’s Colombo: 171 in 48.4 overs (Shehan Fernando 47, Bimara Ranathunga 3/25, Anju Karunanayake 2/31, Shalaka Bandara 2/31)

Thurstan Colombo: 175/9 in 37.2 overs (Jayavihan Mahavitharana 108 n.o., Yohan Liyanage 36, Thenuka Nandalal 3/45, Kaveesha Jayathilaka 2/16, Maheesh Theekshana 2/18). YK


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