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Ruchira and Jamith hit centuries

Two hurricane centuries by vice captain fifth year coloursman and right hand bat Ruchira Adhikari 103 runs and from the opening bat and right hander Jamith Dilshan 163 runs was of no avail as Piliyandala, Kelaniya in their inter-school first eleven traditional cricket match worked off at Piliyandala. But anyhow centralians had a healthy lead of 268 runs on first innings and 841 runs were scored for the fall of 28 wickets in three innings.

Ruchira hit sixteen fours and occupied the crease for 192 minutes and faced 149 balls and so far this season he has passed the 450 mark.

Jamith had nineteen hits to the ropes and eleven over and occupied the crease for 180 minutes and faced 113 balls in the second essay and so far he has scored 580 runs this season.

Taking the first lease centralians declared at 400 for 9 with Jamith Dilshan and Lasitha Kularathne scoring 80 and 79 runs respectively and Sandun Sathsara too collected 53 runs and in reply, visitors were shot out for 132 runs with Saminda Sathsara claiming 5 for 26.

When stumps were drawn homesters were 309 for 9.

Chief Scores


Piliyandala Central – 400/9 dec in 82 overs – Ruchira Adhikari 103, Jmith Dilshan 80, Lasitha Kularathne 79, Sandun Sathsara 53, Nethma Ashen 31, Supun Malinda 4/79, Helanga Viduranga 2/53, Hasindu Prabod 2/113 and 309/9 – Jamith Dilshan 163, Dharmaloka 132 all out (Saminda Sathsara 5 for 26.

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