Cricket: Bens Vs. Ananda

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Ananda College vs St. Benedict’s College

It was a low-scoring banter at Ananda Mawatha as Ananda College are hosting St. Benedict’s College in a traditional encounter.

Winnings the toss, Ananda College decided to bat first on a track on which 2 double centuries were scored in the previous two games. The Ananda boys staged an epic surprise managing only 136 runs. Daminda Reshan hit a fighting 56 runs before running out of partners.

St. Benedict’s College in reply were at 149 runs for the loss of 5 wickets by close of play. Kaveesha Jayathilaka and Kaviru Perera are at the crease on 46 runs and 25 runs respectively.

Brief scores

Ananda College, Colombo 136 (53): Daminda Reshan 56*, Janindu Jayawardena 24, Maheesh Theekshana 4/55, Onila Pathirana 3/22

St. Benedicts College, Colombo 149/5 (39): Kaveesha Jayatilake 46*, Kaviru Perera 25*, Shehan Fernando 24, Saviru Bandara 2/35

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