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2nd Battle of the Leedians

Western beat Southern

Leeds Western beat Leeds Southern by 39 runs in the 2nd “Battle of the Leedians” annual cricket encounter played at Galle International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

Leeds Western winning the toss and batting first scored 182 in 40.2 overs. Dineth Fernando top scored with 57 and Kaveen Ruwanpura took 5 wickets for 43 for Southern. Leeds Southern were dismissed for 143 runs in 41 overs with Inura Dias scoring 42. Their batting collapsed to the right-arm leg spin of Dinev Mendis who took 7 wickets for 47 runs.

Scores: Leeds Western: 182 in 40.2 overs (Dineth Fernando 57, Senushka Fernando 22, Kaveen Ruwanpura 5/43, Kenura Dias 2/39)

Leeds Southern: 143 in 41 overs (Inura Dias 42, Damindu Waduge 22, Dinev Mendis 7/47, Sheron Thivanka 2/22) - (YK)


 

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