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Kandy Sussex clinch Sunil Jayatissa trophy

The Kandy Sussex College team with the principal and coach.
The Kandy Sussex College team with the principal and coach.

The inaugural cricket 'Big Match' between Sussex College, Kandy and Galle, for K.A. Sunil Jayatisa trophy took place in Kandy in which the Kandy Sussex boys successfully celebrated as the inaugural winners. The match was played at the Police Grounds matting wicket.

Both teams and fans enjoyed a good game of cricket.

Sussex College Kandy beat Sussex College Galle, by 77 runs. Kandy side taking the first run of the wicket went on to score 176 runs in 31.6 overs and in return the Galle boys were able to score 101 in 32.3 overs. So, the inaugural big match went in favour of the Kandy Sussex College.

The award winners were: Best Batsmen - Pulsaith Dissanayake, Best Bowler- M Mudih, Best Fielder - Pulsaith Disanayake and the man of the match Pulsaith Dissanayake all from Kandy Sussex College. For Galle Sussex College Best Batsmen was Lakiundu Karunanayake and Best Bowler Sithija Dinethama and Best Fielder Sanja Thrimawithana.

Scores:

Sussex College, Kandy 176 all out in 31.6 overs (Pulsith Disanayake 37, Rasika Guansekara 27, Vihanga Silva 26, Sithija Denethama 4 for 14, Sanja Thrimawithana 3 for 26)

Sussex College, Galle 101 in 32.3 overs (Lakindu Karunanyake 28, M Mudih 3 for 22, Thirusha Abeyarthne 2 for 18) 


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