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Kushan saves the day for St. Servatius’

Kushan Wijerama. Picture by Priyan De Silva
Kushan Wijerama. Picture by Priyan De Silva

A well compiled 70 runs off 143 balls by Kushan Wijerama helped St. Servatius’ College to recover from a disastrous 53 for five to reach a respectable first innings score of 253 on the first day of the 121st Big Match against St. Thomas’ College, Matara which began at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota yesterday.

Chief scores

St. Servatius’: 253 in 94.5 overs (Diniru Abeywickremasinghe 31, Thaush Damindu 38, Vishwa Supun 20, Kushan Wijerama 70, Madushan de Silva 38, Hirusha Jeewadith 3/25, Sineth Dissanayake 3/82, Senura Perera 2/37, Harindu Jayasekera 2/25).

St. Thomas’: 1/0.