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‘Singer Cup’ U19 Division II Schools L/O Cricket

Royal Colombo emerges champions

Royal College Colombo emerged champions of the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 19 division 11 inter-schools limited-over cricket tournament when they defeated Sri Sumangala College Panadura by 8 wickets in the final played at Moors grounds yesterday.

Sri Sumangala were restricted to a total of 231 for 8 wickets in 50 overs with Imeth Gampola making a top score of 84 off 89 deliveries with 8 fours and 2 sixes.

Royal replied with 232 for 2 wickets in 39.5 overs with Pasindu Sooriyabandara scoring an unbeaten 102 off 87 balls with 13 fours and a six. Ahan Wickramasinghe contributed with an unbeaten 74 off 79 balls with 6 fours and shared an unbroken stand of 159 for the third wicket with Sooriyabandara that carried Royal to a comprehensive win.

Scores:

Sri Sumangala: 231/8 in 50 overs (Imeth Gampola 84, Sasindu De Silva 35, Prabash Jayasekara 20, Janindu Inuwara 19, Tharana De Silva 19, Mihiranga Fernando 11, Sadisha Rajapaksha 2/37, Gishan Balasooriya 38/2)

Royal: 232/2 in overs (Pasindu Sooriyabandara 102 n.o., Ahan Wickckramasinhe 74 n.o., Kavindu Madarasinghe 32, Bhagya Dissanayake 15) - YK


 

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