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Gurukula take on St. Joseph’s in semi final today

Didula Eshan - Gurukula captain   and  Kenath Liyanage - St.Joseph's captain
Didula Eshan - Gurukula captain and Kenath Liyanage - St.Joseph's captain

Gurukula College Kelanya will meet St. Joseph’s College Colombo in the semi final of the Under 17 division One inter schools cricket tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association with the sponsorship of Sri Lanka Cricket at Surrey ground Maggona today (15).

Gurukula College Kelaniya advanced to the second round as champion of their group in the first round. Gurukula College Kelaniya beat St. Anthony’s College Katugastota in the second round. Gurukula College Kelaniya beat St. Benedict’s College Kotahena in the pre quarter final and went on to beat Richmond College Galle in the quarter final.

St. Joseph’s College Colombo advanced to the second round as Champion of their group in the first round. Joes beat Holy Cross College Kalutara in the second round. St. Joseph’s College Colombo beat Mahanama College Colombo in the pre quarter final and advanced to the semi final with the higher bonus points against St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa. They did not play a single ball in the quarter final against St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa due to heavy rain.

Gurukula College Kelaniya will be led by Didula Eshan and St. Joseph’s College Colombo will be led by Kenath Liyanage.

Trinity College Kandy will meet S.Thomas'College, Mount Lavinia at Surrey grounds on Spetember -18 in the other semi final.

Gurukula College Kelaniya squad: Didula Eshan (Captain), Denura Demansith, Thathsara Eshan, Poorna Kalhara, Hiruna Nimsara, Tharusha Dilsara, Pasindu Dilshan, Chamindu Imantha, Vidusha Kawshalya, Janith Mihiranga, Harshana Janith, Daham Vimukthi, Minidu Salinda, Kavindu Madusanka, Ohas Sandew, Kavindu Rajapaksha, Sasindu Kaveesha, Kenul Pemitha, Pulitha Ometh, Nishantha Alwis (Master in charge), Rasitha Dinesh (Head coach), Buddi Prasanna (Asst. Coach), Kaveesha Nandun (Asst. Coach)

St. Joseph’s College Colombo squad: Kenath Liyanage (Captain), Abishek Jayaweera (Vice Captain), Naren Muralidaran, Yenula Dewthusa, Sahan Dabare, Hiran Ranaweera, Kaven Pathirana, Senodh Soysa, Oshada Gunasinghe,Dihen De Silva, Maanasa Madubashana, Dunick Perera, Rishma Amarasinghe, Shenal Anuradha, Asiri Caldera (Master in Charge), Dylan Ramanayake (Head Coach), Torin Pitigala (Asst. Coach)

Fixtures of semi finals (At Surrey grounds Maggona)

15th September – St. Joseph’s College Colombo vs Gurukula College Kelaniya at

18th September - Trinity College Kandy vs S. Thomas' College Mt. Lavinia. (YK)

 


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