Superb century by Venuka | Daily News

Superb century by Venuka

A splendid 105 runs by Skipper Venuka Bandara enabled St. Joseph's College Nugegoda to beat Piliyandala Central by 18 runs on first innings in their inter-school under 15 division three tournament cricket match played at Piliyandala and with this victory Nugegoda Joes have booked a berth in the second round.

Venuka had fourteen fours and four sixes and occupied the crease for 61 minutes and faced 105 balls and was associated in a second wicket stand of 143 runs with Menuka Vithanage who scored an unbeaten 53 runs.

Batting first Nugegoda Josephians declared at 209 for 4 and in reply Centralians were all out for 191 runs with Menuka Vithanage capturing 4 for 48.

St. Joseph s College Nugegoda – 209/4 dec in 50 overs – (Venuka Bandara 105, Menuka Vithanage 53 n/o, M. Isuru 2/37, Dilshan Malimbada 2/15).

Piliyandala Central – 191 in 47.5 overs – (Ramindu Attygalle 44, Menuka Vithanage 4/48, Yohan Kanshalliya 3/17, Ashan Sandeepa 2/48).


 

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