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Inter Schools Cricket: Joes to meet Seba in ‘Singer Cup’ U-17 Div. I final

By Ishani Upatharitha

 

When unbeaten St. Joseph’s College, Colombo take on St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa in the final of the ‘Singer Cup’ Under-17 Division I Inter Schools Cricket Tournament final at BRC Grounds, Colombo on Wednesday, 19 September, the former need to emerge champions going by their solid form this season and their past record.

 

St. Joseph’s College U-17 Div. I team

St. Sebastian’s U-17 Div. I cricket team

Joes played 13 matches and won all of them while St. Sebastian’s played 13 matches winning 12 of them, losing only one.

Skippers –

Ashain Daniel will lead St. Joseph’s. Janishka Perera will skipper St. Sebastian’s, Moratuwa.

Run-up to Finals –

The Joes beat Isipathana, Colombo and St. Sebastian’s beat Thurstan, Colombo in their pre quarterfinals.

St. Joseph’s beat Royal, Colombo and St. Sebastian’s beat St. Anthony’s, Wattala in the quarter-finals.

Then in the semis, St. Joseph’s beat Mahinda College, Galle while St. Joseph’s beat S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia.

Ashain Daniel, St. Joseph’s Captain

Janishka Perera, St. Sebastian’s Captain

SQUADS

St. Joseph’s, Colombo:

Ashain Daniel (Captain), Shevaan Rassool (Vice captain),  Johanne De Zilva, Dineth Jayakody, Lakshan Gamage, Ashan De Alwis, Dinal Anuradha, Dunith Wellalage, Miranga Wickramage, Yesith Rupasinghe, Yanik Muller, Sheran Fonseka, Shenuka De Silva, Dineth Anthony and Klenn Kalyanarathne

Master-in-charge: Sanjeewa Fernando

Coach: Roger Wijesooriya

Assi. Coach: Darantha Menerigama

St. Sebastian’s, Moratuwa:

Janishka Perera (Captain), Nadeera Fernando, Sukitha Prasanna, Sasika Perera, Thadula De Silva, Dulara Fernando, Dunith Jayatunga, Savindu Rodrigo, Bihanga Mendis, Chamoth Mendis, Saveen Fernando, Kanushka Lakshan, Sanjula Lehan, Harith Fernando and Senith de Sa

Master-in-charge: Frank Cooray

Coach: Imal Botheju

Assi. Coach: Tharanga De Silva.