Monday, 22nd December 2014

Sports

Colts CC batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa hitting a six during the premier league final played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday.  Colts CC, with the help of a typical team effort, dethroned defending Premier League Limited Overs champions Sinhalese Sports Club whom they beat by a margin of 56 runs at the R Premadasa Stadium yesterday. Colts CC led by Nuwan Kulasekara, after being sent into bat, scored 251 for the loss of nine wickets in 50 overs. A blistering knock of 88 by Bhanuka Rajapaksa which came from 74 deliveries and a smashing half ton (55) by dashing Sri Lankan opener Kusal...
Hermann Gmeiner School Piliyandala emerged champions of their group and qualified for the fourth round when they beat Moratu Vidyalaya by 44 runs in their inter-school under 13 division three tournament cricket match played at Kesbewa. Vidyalians batting first were all out for 98 runs and in reply when bad weather stopped play homesters were 142 for 4 with Avishka Benash 74 and Akash Akalanka 47. Moratu Vidyalaya – 98 (Chaminda Fernando 24, Rusiru Theekshana 3/13, Avishka Benash 3/43). Hermann Gmeiner – 142/4 (Avishka Benash 74, Akash Akalanka 47, Niraj Kavishka 2/60).