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Inoshi spins Air Force to thrilling win over Army

Inoshi Fernando  (Air Force SC ‘A’) -Shikari de Silva (Chilaw Marians CC) plays a shot Pic courtesy SLC
Inoshi Fernando (Air Force SC ‘A’) -Shikari de Silva (Chilaw Marians CC) plays a shot Pic courtesy SLC

Off-Spinner Inoshi Fernando had fine figures of four wickets for 19 as Air Force SC ‘A’ recorded a thrilling five-run won over Army SC ‘A’ in their SLC Women’s Division One Cricket Tournament fixture played at Panagoda yesterday.

Air Force ‘A’ made 127 all out in 47.1 overs and Dilani Manodara top scored with 40. Nilakshi Silva hit a fine knock of 57 for Army ‘A’ but that was not good enough to reach the target.

Meanwhile Navy SC recorded an easy nine-wicket win over Army SC ‘B’ in their low-scoring match played at Welisara.

Kaveesha Dilhari made a superb 65 and guided Seenigama CC to a 79-run victory over Air Force SC ‘B’ in their match played at Katunayake.

Chief scores

At Colts Grounds (Chilaw Marians CC won by 24 runs)

Chilaw Marians CC: 157/9 in 50 overs (Chamari Atapattu 43, Shikari de Silva 53, Sandali Weerasinghe 2/23, Shiroma Athukorala 2/24)

Colts CC: 133 in 49.2 overs (Amadhi Wijesinghe 62, Dewmi Wihanga 4/25).

At Panagoda (Air Force SC ‘A’ won by five runs)

Air Force SC ‘A’: 127 in 47.1 overs (Dilani Manodara 40, Ganesha Chamari 3/23)

Army SC ‘A’: 122 in 48.1 overs (Nilakshi Silva 57, Inoshi Fernando 4/18, Oshadi Ranasinghe 2/20).

At Welisara (Navy SC won by nine wickets)

Army SC ‘B’: 71 in 38.5 overs (Dilusha Hindagoda 20)

Navy SC: 74/1 in 18.5 overs (Sathya Sandeepani 27 n.o, Hasini Perera 25).

At Katunayake (Seenigama CC won by 79 runs)

Seenigama CC: 177/7 in 50 overs (Kaveesha Dilhari 65, Imesha Dulani 39, Piyumi Wathsala 30 n.o, Ruchi Samarasinghe 2/25)

Air Force SC ‘B’: 98 in 39.4 overs (Kawya Kavindi 4/18).