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Maheesha steers Bens to victory

Maheesha Theekshana
Maheesha Theekshana

A very fine match bag of 10 for 46 (4/19 and 6/17) by all rounder Maheesha Theekshana guided St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena to beat De Mazenod College, Kandana by innings and 66 runs in their inter school first eleven cricket match

worked off at Kotahena. Incidentally in addition to Singer Trophy Tournament match this was played for the ‘Lasallian Trophy’ too and Bens were home for lunch on day two.

Batting first Bens were all out for 241 runs with Kaveesha Jayathilake and Pasan Suwahas scoring 59 and 50 runs respectively. In reply De Mazenod were all out for 104 runs and following on they were dismissed for a paltry 88 runs with Malinda Perera having a match bag of 8 for 61 (4/29 and 4/32) runs.


Chief Scores

St. Benedicts’s - 241 in 61 overs - Kaveesh Jayathilake 59, Pasan Suwahas 50, Ashen de Soysa 34 n/o, Thenuka Nandalal 33, Maheesha Theekshana 22, Malith Fernando 2/36, Sihina Sithumina 2/39, Romal Fernando 2/60

De Mazenod - 104 in 31.3 overs - Pasindu Rajamunindra 23, Maheesha Theekshana 4/29, Malinda Perera 4/29 and 88 - Pasindu Rajamunindra 21, Maheesha Theekshana 6/17, Malinda Perera 4/32


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