Moratu Vidyalaya-Sri Sumangala Big Match drawn | Daily News


Moratu Vidyalaya-Sri Sumangala Big Match drawn

Moratu Vidyalaya walked away with major honours at the 68th Battle of the Golds against Sri Sumangala College, Panadura, which ended in a draw at the De Soysa Stadium, Moratuwa.

Taking the first lease, Sumangalians declared at 221 for 9. Prabash Jayasekera had the highest score of 89. Imeth Gampola contributed with 49 runs as well. However, Eran Hansamal who snatched 4 wickets for 57 under his belt, was the pick of the bowlers for Vidyalians.

In reply, Moratu Vidyalaya made 150 runs and Anuka Jayasinghe and Vishwa Kumara claimed 4 for 26 and 4 for 32 runs respectively. In their second essay Sumangalians shot out for a paltry 87 runs with a fine bowling spell of 5 for 21 by Vishwa Fernando set to make 159 runs for an out right victory Vidyalians fell short by 9 runs and Madushan Dilakshana scored 44 runs.

Chief Scores:

Sri Sumangala – 221/9 dec. in 62.4 overs – Prabash Jayasekera 89, Imeth Gampola 49, Mihiranga Fernando 35, Eran Hansamal 4/57, Chamalka Fernando 2/28 and 87, Mihiranga Fernando 24, Vishwa Fernando 5/21

Moratu Vidyalaya – 150 in 48 overs – Madushan Dilakshana 46, Chamindu Ravishan 23, Vishwa Fernando 23, Vishwa Kumara 4/32, Anuka Jayasinghe 4/26 and 150/8 – Madushan Dilakshana 44, Chamalka Fernando 20, Chamindu Ravishan 24, Rashan Kavishka 30, Anuka Jayasinghe 3/70, Vishwa Kumara 2/39, Heshan Uminda 2/19

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