Cricket: Peterites truimph in U. 13

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St.Peters vs. College vs Trinity College, Kandy

Playing away from home grounds, the juniors from Bambalapitiya won the toss and opted to bat first against the Kandy lions. They managed to puts up a huge total on board for their first inning by scoring 259 runs for the loss of 7 wickets completing 85.4 overs. Chamindu Perera was the highest run scorer for St.Peters who scored 82 runs while Isira Ayupala scored a half century. It was a team effort all together as the others also contributed well with the bat with Nithesh Fernando scoring 27 runs, Anupa Garumanna 23 runs and Sarith Gallage scoring 21. Malith Rathnayake and Thisum Rajarathne of Trinity shared 2 wickets each between them with figures of 2 for 66 and 2 for 46 respectively.

Chasing the target with only a few overs left for the day the juniors from the Hill Capital managed to score 99 runs for the loss of just 2 wickets, completing 19 overs. Janith Ravishka scored 42 runs and Yevan Hulangamuwa scored an unbeaten 41 runs.

The match ended up draw while St.Peters won on bonus points and qualified to the Semi-Finals.

SINGER U13 DIVISION I TOURNAMENT 2018/19 – QUARTER FINALS

St. Peters College, Colombo 259/7 d (85.4): Chamindu Perera 82, Isira Ayupala 58, Nitesh Fernando 27, Anupa Garumanne 23, Sarith Gallage 21, Malith Rathnayake 2/66 Thisum Rajarathne 2/46

Vs

Trinity College, Kandy 99/2 (19): Janith Ravishka 42, Yevan Hulangamuwa 41*

MATCH DRAWN (ST PETERS WON ON BONUS POINTS & QUALIFIED TO SEMI FINALS)

1 Day 4-Innings Match At Maliyadeva Ground (Toss: Peters won & bat)

Match date : Jan 19, 2019

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