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Magnificent century by Imeth Gampola

Imeth Gampola
Imeth Gampola

A magnificent unbeaten 165 runs by Right hand bat and wicket keeper of the side Imeth Gampola enabled Sri Sumangala College Panadura to beat Kalutara Vidyalaya by a massive 201 runs in their first eleven inter school match worked off at Panadura. Incidently this is the second century of Imeth Gampola.

Imeth hit twenty one fours and five sixes and occupied the crease for 150 minutes and faced 144 balls. So far in ten matches he has scored 541 runs. This is the eighth victory recorded by Sumangalians this season under Anuka Jayasinghe. So far they have played ten matched and won eight outright one of first innings and one ended in no decision and they are unbeaten.

The skipper Anuka Jayasinghe too has captured 56 wickets with his left arm leg spin. In this game he took a match bag of 8 for 64 (4/27 and 4/37).

Taking the fist lease Sumangalians scored 285 runs and Kalutara lads were all out for 128 runs with Vishara Fernando scoring 61 runs and in their second essay homesters declared at 181 for 6 with Sasindu Silva scoring 58 runs and set to make a difficult task of scoring 339 runs for an outright victory Kalutara Vidyalaya were all out for 137 runs.

Sri Sumangala – 285 in 59.1 overs – (Imeth Gampola 165 n/o, Sasindu Silva 27, Kavindu Jayawickrama 5/63, Udan Thejaka 2/33 and 181/6 dec. (Sasindu Silva 58, Mihiranga Fernando 42, Imeth Gampola 24, Kavindu Jayawickrama 3/69, Avishka Lakshan 2/59).

Kalutara Vidyalaya – 128 in 37.4 overs – (Vishara Fernando 61, Gihan Sanjaya 21, Kavindu Jayawickrama 21, Anuka Jayasinghe 4/27, Vishva Kumara 3/40) and 137 - ( Avishka Lakshan 41, Vishara Fernando 22, Anuka Jayaisnghe 4/34, Vishva Kumara 3/37, Heshan Uvinda 2/19).

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