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Malaka’s ton steers Gamini NS to win

Malaka Prabodhana
Malaka Prabodhana

A scintillating 119 runs by Malaka Prabodhana of Gamini National School Bentota enabled them to beat their arch rivals Ananda College Elpitiya by a massive 293 runs in their Inter School under 19 Division Three Level One Limited Over Match played at Bentota.

Taking the first lease Bentota lads pilled up 333 for 7 and Malaka hit 9 fours and 11 sixes and his knock lasted 162 minutes and associated a fourth wicket partnership of 121 runs with Awantha Santhush who contributed 37 runs. Malaka took 162 minutes to reach 119 runs.

A quick 50 runs in 21 balls by Chandika Heshan helped homesters to make a big score. In reply Ananda College Elpitiya were bundled out for 40 runs with Dineth Nimsara and Sakun Adeesha claiming 3 for 6 and 3 for 9 respectively.

Chief Scores

Gamini NS – 333/7 in 50 overs – Malaka Prabodhana 119, Amantha Santhush 37, Uvesh Dinujaya 45, Chandika Heshan 50, Lasitha Eranda 27, Ovindu Lakshan 2/26, Praveen Harshana 2/45, Danuja Senarathne 2/41

Ananda College, Elpitiya – 40 in 23.5 overs – Sakun Adeesha 3/9, Sahan Pansilu 2/8, Dineth Nimsara 3/6