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Battle of the Golden Lions 4th L/O encounter

Dharmapala take 3-1 lead with 11-run win

Victorious Pannipitiya Dharmapala team
Victorious Pannipitiya Dharmapala team

Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya took a 3-1 lead in the limited over encounter series against big match rivals Rahula College with a thrilling eleven run win at the P Sara Oval on Sunday.

Dharmapala electing to bat first posted 215/9. Vihaga Gunerathne contributed with 55 off 88 balls while Malith Sandaruwan, Avishka Hasarinda, Lakshitha Purasinghe and Tharindu Sandaruwan made notable contributions. Thimira Chandika and Chamuditha Dilshan captured three wickets each.

Rahula lost wickets regularly and were 150/9 when Pasindu Avishka 41 and Thimira Chandika took Rahula withun sight of victory adding 54 runs for the last wicket. Vihanga’s 41 came off 32 deliveries and included three boundaries and three sixes.

Special awards:

Best Batsman: Vihanga Gunerathne, Best Bowler: Thimira Chandika, Best fielder: Amila Dayanaka, Man of the Match: Vihanga Gunerathne

Dharmapala 215/9 in 50 overs: (Malith Sandakelum 23, Avishka Hasarinda 36, Vihanga Gunarathna 55, Lakshitha Purasinghe 23, Tharindu Sandaruwan 24, Sasith Manuranga 2/38, Thimira Chandika 3/32, Chamuditha Dilshan 3/45)

Rahula 204 in 49 5 overs: (Sahan Bandara 24, Chamuditha Dilshan 42, Pasindu Avishka 41, Dulaj Egodage 3/32 Tharindu Sandaruwan 2/25)


 

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