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Singer Cup U19 Division 1 Schools L/O Cricket final

S. Thomas’ emerge champions

S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia emerged champions of the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 19 division 1 inter-schools limited-over cricket tournament played at Galle International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia beat last year champion Richmond College Galle by 12 runs in the final.

S. Thomas’ invited to bat first scored 261 in 49.4 overs with Yohan Perera scoring a valuable 124 off 132 balls with 14 fours and sharing 96-run third wicket stand with Ryan Fernando and 54 for the fifth with Ravindu de Silva.

Richmond in reply were bowled out for 249 runs in 49.1 overs. Right-hand opener Adithya Sirwardhane scored 53 off 87 balls (5 fours), Bhanuka Manohara 51 off 76 balls (5 fours and a six) and Sandun Mendis 49 off 32 balls (10 fours).

Scores:

S. Thomas’: 261 in 49.4 overs (Yohan Perera 124, Ryan Fernando 44, Ravindu De Silva 21, Sithara Hapuhinna 15, Umayanga Suwaris 10, Chamath Dilsara 3/49, Amshi De Silva 3/58, Dimuth Sandaruwan 2/56)

Richmond: 249 in 49.1 overs (Adithya Sirwardhane 53, Bhanuka Manohara 51, Sandun Mendis 49, Vinuja Kiriella 15, Dimuth Sandaruwan 13, Sammu Vimud 13, Shannon Fernando 3/44, Kalana Perera 2/39, Thevin Eriyagama 2/47) - (YK)


 

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