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Sylvestrians win by three runs

Kandy District Cricket Association Division III Tournament 2022 Group A game took place at the Open Prison grounds Pallekele between Kandy Cricket Club and Sylvestrians Cricket Club which. Sylverstians Cricket Club won by three runs.

Sylvestrians Cricket Club won the toss and elected to bat first and made 143 in 29 overs with Shashika Smarasinghe making a fine 54, Nisla Abeyratne and Lakvin Abeyasnghe bowled well to take four and three wickets. In reply Kandy Cricket Club were all out for 140 in 49.5 overs, Pulisja Thimeth was unbeaten on 63 and Niwantha Hearth took four wickets.

Sylvestrians C.C. 143 all out - Shashika Samarasinghe 54, Isura Madubashana 35,Nisala Abeyratne 4 for 22, Lakvin Abeysinghe 3 for 23, Bimash Samarasinghe 2 for 31.

Kandy C.C. 140 all out - Pulisha Thimeth 63 not out, Januka Rathnayake20, Niwantha Herath 4 for 21, Chaturanga Ranaweera 2 for 21.

In another game Old Rajans Sports Club beat Saracens Cricket Club by two wickets in the Kandy District Cricket Association Division III Tournament Group “A” Match at Lake View grounds. Old Rajans won the toss and elected to field and bowled out Saracens Cricket club for 86 runs in 30.2 overs and in reply Old Rajans Sports Club were able to score 87 runs for 8 wickets in 28.3 overs.

Saracens C.C. 86 all out in 30.2 overs- Janet Maitipe 36, Arosha Mahagedara 2 for 03, Sadeepa Rathnayake 2 for 07 Dulara Bandulasena 2 for 12, Thisaru Wanninayake 2for 29.

Old Rajans S.C. 87 for 8 in 28.3 overs - Kasun Gunawardena38, Jeewantha Madushanka 4 for 20, Dananjaya Bandara 3 for 21.

Then in the under 19 Super Provincial Tournament 1st Round - Group B match Kandy II beat Batticaloa by nine wickets at St.Anthony’s College grounds Katugastota.

Batticaloa batting first were all out for 103 runs in 39.4 over’s Gowshikam Shandu was unbeaten on 46 and thanks to D. Eamayya for doing a good job with the ball to take 7 for 34.

Kandy II in reply made 104 for 1 in 18 overs, Kavishka Dilshan 41, Kavindu Shehan 38 both were unbeaten Batticaloa 103 All out in 39.4 overs Gowshikam Shandu 46 n.o., D. Ramaya 7 for 34, Asitha Wanninayake 2 for29 Kandy II 104 for 1 in 18 over’s - Kavishka Dilshan 41 n.o,Kavidu Shehan 38 n.o.

In another under 19 Super Provincial Tournament 2nd round match Kandy III beat Trincomalee by ten wickets at Lake View grounds.

Trincomalee batting first were all out for 67 runs in 28.3 over’s, with Dilshan Arambegedera taking 4 for 28. In reply Kandy III scored 68 for no loss in 9 overs, Aksha Gardiyawasam made an unbeaten 55.

Trincomalee 67 all out in 28.3 over’s -Nimsan Kalpana 12, Dilshan Arambegedara 4 for 28, Adithya Bandara 2 for 06, Dananjaya Bandara 2 for 08.

Kandy III 68 for no wickets in 9 overs- Akash Gardiyawasam 55 not out.

Warm up rugby match

A warm up rugby game was played on Sunday at Pallekelle between the present Trinity College team and a Old Trinitians team which included club rugby players. in which the Old Boys side won by 27 points off four tries and a goal to six points off two penalties.

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