An unbroken 117 runs partnership for the second wicket between Cameron Guruge and Nipun Sumanasinghe helped St. Joseph’s make a bold reply of 124 for 1 at the end of the first day’s play in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Darley Road.
A round up of school matches from last week
Pasindu Sooriyabandara cracked a top score of 79 as along with Ronuka Jayawardena put on a valuable 124 runs for the second wicket to guide Royal after being invited to take first lease of the wicket to make a formidable score of 310 for 9 declared against Isipathana on day one of their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Reid Avenue.
Live updates from the Under 19 cricket encounter between St. Joseph’s College and Maliyadeva College
Live updates from the Under 19 cricket encounter between S. Thomas’ College and Dharmasoka College
Live updates from the Under 19 cricket match between Nalanda College and St. Peter’s College
Left arm spinner Naveen Gunawardena ended with an impressive match bag of 10 for 69 helping Thurstan College coast to a convincing innings and 59-run win over De Mazenod Kandana in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Thurstan ground on Thursday.
Live updates from the Under 19 cricket encounter between Thurstan College versus Maliyadeva College
Live updates from the match between St. Peter’s College and Dharmapala College
Live updates from the Under 19 Cricket match between St. Joseph’s College and De Mazenod
Live updates from the Under 19 cricket match between Trinity College and St. Anthony’s College
S. Thomas’ College prevailed over D. S. Senanayake College with a first innings win in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket encounter concluded at Mount Lavinia on Thursday.
A fine knock of 107 by Kaveesh Kumara was the highlight in the Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket encounter between Dharmasoka MV Ambalangoda and Rahula College Matara which began at the Uyanwatte Stadium in Matara on Thursday.
Zahira College Colombo defeated the defending champions St. Henry’s College Jaffna 4-1 on penalties in their Kotmale Trophy Inter-Schools Under-19 Football Tournament semi-final match played at the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna on Thursday.
Left-arm spinner Hareen Buddila guided St. Aloysius’ College Galle to their fourth outright win when he ended with a matchbag of 12 for 81 helping his side to record a convincing ten-wicket win over St. Sylvester’s College in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket encounter concluded at Galle yesterday.
Gateway College Colombo took possession of the G. T. Bandara Trophy when they defeated Gateway College Kandy 3-1 in the Inter-International Schools Under-19 Football Tournament final played at the Police Park on Monday.
St. Joseph’s College though dominating their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa had to be satisfied with a first inning win in the match concluded at Wennappuwa on Tuesday.
A run-a-ball knock of 121 inclusive of 13 boundaries and haf a dozen sixes and a half ton by Nuwanidu Fernando who together put on a 111-run partnership for the fourth wicket helped St. Sebastian’s taking first lease of the wicket make a formidable score of 327 against Nalanda who ended day one on 31 for no loss in the Under 19 match played at Moratuwa.
Nipun Sumanasinghe and Jehan Daniel shone for St. Joseph’s College against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter played at Albert Peiris Stadium in Wennappuwa.
Thurstan College recorded their second outright win of the ongoing Under 19 inter-school cricket season when they coasted to a convincing ten-wicket win over Bandaranayake MMV Gampaha in the match concluded at Thurstan ground on Friday.