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Brilliant 152 by Ashan

Ashan Jayasinghe-Yasindu Dineth
Ashan Jayasinghe-Yasindu Dineth

A brilliant 152 runs by Ashan Jayasinghe and a solid unbeaten knock of 101 runs by Yasindu Dineth enabled Sri Piyarathne Vidyalaya to beat Sri Palee College, Horana on first innings by a massive 232 runs in their inter school first eleven cricket match worked off at Horana.

Ashan hit fifteen fours and three sixes and occupied the crease for 119 minutes and faced 104 balls while Yasindu had twelve hits to the rope and three over and occupied the crease for 202 minutes and faced 188 balls and also he added 109 runs for the seventh wicket with Heshan Fernando who scored 67 runs and Kavindu Ishan too scored 75 runs.

Batting first Sri Piyarathne declared at 272 for 7 and in reply hometers were all out for 141 runs with Madushan Peiris claiming 5 for 43 runs and in their second essay Sri Priyarathne delcared at 193 for 8 giving Sri Palee a difficult target of 426 runs for an outright victory and at stumps Sri Palee were reeling at 85 for 7 and Madushan Peiris bagging 4 for 35 runs.


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