Cricket: Marians Vs. Sebs

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St. Mary’s College, Kegalle vs St. Sebastian’s College, Katuneriya

This low-scorer was played at Katuneriya where the host won the toss and chose to field first. The boys from kegalle managed 147 runs for the first-innings. Skipper, Gajitha Kotuwegoda top-scored with 42 runs while Sithum Achiranga picked up 5 for 41.

The Sebastianites posted 168 runs in reply. Ayon Abishek scored an useful 44 runs while Thineth Weerasuriya bagged a five-fer.

St. Mary’s boys scored only 124 runs in the second-innings with Pasan Walisinghe being the top-scorer with 32 runs to his name.

Chasing 103 runs to victory, the Katuneriya boys reached the mark with 8 wickets intact. Dulaj Ashen scored a quick 39 not-out.

Brief scored

St. Mary’s College, Kegalle 147 (78) Gajitha Kotuwegoda 42, Sineth Weerasooriya 26, Sithum Achiranga 5/41, Dulaj Ashen 3/22 & 124 (63.4) Pasan Walisinghe 32, Gajitha Kotuwegoda 20, Dushan Pramod 4/30, Sithum Achiranga 3/36

St. Sebastian’s College, Katuneriya 168 (55.1) Ayon Abishek 44, Sithum Achiranga 31, Methma Damsara 24, Thineth Weerasuriya 5/43 Akalanka Petiyagoda 2/47 & 106/2 (15.1) Dulaj Ashen 39*, Dilshan Madushanka 36


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