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CCC Maroons wins Chance Sports Challenge Trophy

Champion CCC School of Cricket Maroons team with officials
Champion CCC School of Cricket Maroons team with officials

CCC School of Cricket Maroons emerged under-12 Inter Academy Cricket Tournament champions beating Sanath Jayasuriya CF by five wickets in the final and walked away with the Chance Sports Challenge Trophy.

Batting first Sanath Jayasuriya CF was bowled out for 142 in 33 overs with Rachintha De Silva top scoring 38 runs. Thevendu Wewalwala was the main wrecker for CCC Maroons who did a superb bowling spell of 4/33. Suhas Ranawana captured 2/26.

In reply CCC Maroons reached the victory target in 31.3 overs with five wickets intact. Once again Thevendu Wewalwala excelled for CCC Maroons, this time with the bat, adding 33 runs to the total. Roshen Soloman scored 21 runs. Rachintha De Silva (2/14) and Santhul Wijerathna (2/45) bowled best for Sanath Jayasuriya CF.

Earlier in semis, SJCF tamed Mighty CAS by 92 runs while CCC Maroons defeated Kingfishers CA by six wickets.


1st semifinal: SJCF won by 92 runs

SJCF -156/9(30) (Rachintha De Silva-36, Shenon Wijeratne-22, Thiwan Abinesh-32, Adhil Jamaldeen-2 /33, Kithma Sithmal-4/20, Akash Gunasekera-2/34)

Mighty CAS -64 (19.1) (Nemindu Akmeemana -20, Santhul Wijeratne-5/13)

2nd semifinal: CCC Maroons won by 6 wickets

Kingfishers CA -97(29)(Tehan Bitar-2/17, Janith Panditharatne-2/12, Rusadu Silva-2/09)

CCC (Maroons) -98/6 (27.4) (Tehan Bitar-32-*, Januga Perera-3/14)

Final: CCC Maroons won by 5 wickets

Sanath Jayasuriya C.F - 142/10 33 Overs (Rachintha De Silva 38, Lelum Samaranayaka 25, Shenon Wijerathna 16, Thevendu Wewalwala 4/33, Suhas Ranawana 2/26)

CCC Maroons - 143/5 31.3 Overs (Thevendu Wewalwala 33, Roshen Soloman 21, Tehan Bitar 18, Rachintha De Silva 2/14, Santhul Wijerathna 2/45)

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