Cricket: Mahanama Vs. Thurstan

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Mahanama College vs Thurstan College

The two put up a tamed draw at cinnamon gardens as Mahanama College decided to use the game for a batting practice. Being put to bat first, they scored 323 runs for the loss of 9 wickets and declared the innings. The latest addition to the Sri Lanka U19 squad from Mahanama, Pawan Rathnayake constructed a ton to his name while the other U19 cap from the school, Sonal Dinusha also brought up a ton. Ayesh Harshana picked up a five-fer for Thurstan College.

Thurstan College in reply, batted the rest of the game out and scored 163 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Yohan Liyanage top-scored with 49 runs.

Brief scores

Mahanama College, Colombo 323/9d (109) Pawan Rathnayaka 123, Sonal Gamage 108, Vinuka Rupasingha 37, Pawantha Weerasingha 28, Ayesh Harshana 5/112, Bawatha Jayasinghe 2/40

Thurstan College, Colombo 163/8 (67.1) Yohan Liyanage 49, Pruthuvi Tharushka 40, Ranesh Silva 37*, Pathum Botheju 4/41, Sonal Gamage 2/30

MATCH DRAWN

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