Sri Sumangala, Panadura emerge U-19 Div. 2 Tier A cricket champions
By Ishani Upatharitha
Sri Sumangala College, Panadura emerged champions of the Under-19 Inter-school Division-II Tier A cricket tournament, conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA), on Friday (30 May) at BRC grounds, Colombo.
Sri Sumangala beat St. John’s College, Panadura by six wickets in the final.
The match had a delayed start and was restricted to 36 overs per side. St. John’s won the toss and elected to bat first.
They were bowled out for mere 68 runs in 33.4 overs.
Amila Thuruwan top-scored with 15 runs. Left-arm leg-spinner Vishwa Kumara took five wickets for 12 runs and Charuka Jayathilake took three for 14 for Sumangala.
Sri Sumangala reached the target of 69 runs for the loss of four wickets in 19.3 overs. Mihiranga Fernando made an unbeaten 36 while Imeth Gampola scored 17. Dinushka Madushan took two wickets for six runs.
St. John’s, Panadura: 68 (33.4) (Amila Thuruwan 15; Vishwa Kumara 5/12, Charuka Jayathilake 3/14)
Sri Sumangala, Panadura:69/4 (19.3) (Mihiranga Fernando 36 n.o., Imeth Gampola 17; Dinushka Madushan 2/6).