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St. Joseph Vaz have it easy

   Dilwin Mendis,  Moratuwa Sports Special correspondent
Dilwin Mendis, Moratuwa Sports Special correspondent

A splendid 113 runs by Vishva Rajapakse enabled St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa to beat formidable Maris Stella College Negombo on first innings by a massive 169 runs in their inter school under 15 division one tournament cricket match worked off at Wennappuwa. By virtue of this victory Vazians have booked a berth in the Quarter-Finals.

Vashva's innings was studded with eight fours and seven sixes and he occupied the crease for 190 minutes and faced 115 balls. Also he was involved in a fifth wicket stand of 72 runs with Menusha Perera who contributed an unbeaten 24 runs.

Taking the first lease Maris Stella were skittled out for a paltry 48 runs with a fine bowling spell of 6 for 10 runs by Dasun Perera and at stumps Vazians were 217 for 9.


Maris Stella – 48 in 33 overs – (Kavin Fernando 23, Dasun Perera 6/10, Vishva Rajapakse 2/9.)


St. Joseph Vaz – 217/9 in 54 overs – (Vishva Rajapakse 113, Menusha Perera 24, Dasun Perera 28 n/o, Chamath Gomes 2/42, Navidu Wijesuriya 2/26, Shane Adithya 2/52.)

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