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Army edge past SSC to reach SLC L/O semi-finals

Kamil Mishara scored 107 for NCC Pix courtesy SLC-Dushan Vimukthi scored an unbeaten half-century for Army CC
Kamil Mishara scored 107 for NCC Pix courtesy SLC-Dushan Vimukthi scored an unbeaten half-century for Army CC

Army CC continued their outstanding form with another splendid performance as they edged out the favourites SSC by 17 runs in the SLC Major Club Limited Over Cricket Tournament quarter-final encounter worked off at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo yesterday.

After they were restricted to 198 runs in 48.2 overs, Army CC fought back magnificently to dismiss their opponents for 181 with Suminda Lakshan (3/30), Asela Gunarathna (3/46) and Seekkuge Prasanna (2/38) causing the damage.

Meanwhile, Ragama CC upset Tamil Union by six wickets while Badureliya CC beat Moors SC by seven wickets and NCC outplayed Navy SC by 167 runs in the other quarter-finals.

Chief scores

*At Colts Grounds (NCC won by 167 runs)

NCC: 337/9 in 50 overs (Kamil Mishara 107, Angelo Perera 94, Kaveen Bandara 46, Dineth Jayakody 35, Chathuranga de Silva 25, Poorna Charuka 4/47, Dilanka Auwardt 2/53)

Navy SC: 170 in 46 overs (Johanne De Zilva 44, Aravinda Akurugoda 29, Chamika Karunarathna 2/23).

*At De Soysa Stadium (Badureliya CC won by seven wickets)

Moors SC: 154 in 41.3 overs (Jeevan Mendis 38, Mohammed Shamaaz 31, Dinuka Dilshan 24, Kavindu Kulasekara 21, Thilakarathna Sampath 4/26, Nimanda Madushanka 2/20, Alankara Asanka 2/30)

Badureliya CC: 157/3 in 25.5 overs (Sandun Weerakkody 70, Milinda Siriwardena 34 n.o, Dunith Jayathunga 20, Sachithra Serasingha 3/57).

*At P. Sara Oval (Army CC won by 17 runs)

Army CC: 198 in 48.2 overs (Dushan Vimukthi 55 n.o, Suminda Lakshan 41, Thisara Perera 32, Asela Gunaratna 22, Prabath Jayasuriya 3/32, Lakshitha Manasingha 2/20)

SCC: 181 in 47.1 overs (Himesh Ramanayake 54, Krishan Sanjula 33, Avishka Fernando 32, Suminda Lakshan 3/30, Asela Gunarathna 3/46, Seekkuge Prasanna 2/38).

*At Katunayake (Ragama CC won by six wickets)

Tamil Union: 255/9 in 50 overs (Yohan Mendis 75, Sadeera Samarawickrama 64, Isuru Udana 33, Ravindu Fernando 31, Ranmith Jayasena 20, Binura Fernando 3/47, Shashika Dulshan 2/24, Ishan Jayaratne 2/52)

Ragama CC: 256/4 in 46 overs (Janith Liyanage 91, Udara Jayasundara 86 n.o, Dineth Thimodya 33, Saminda Fernando 21, Isuru Udana 2/37).