SLC MAJOR LEAGUE TIER ‘A’ PLATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Skipper Dasun Shanaka dazzled with a 144-ball 112 inclusive of10 boundaries and 4 sixes to lift SSC to 332 in 76.2 overs in their Plate match against Lankan CC after being put in to bat at the Colts CC Grounds on Sunday on the opening day of the second week’s matches.
He was associated in a 113-fifth wicket alliance with Sammu Ashan who struck an 86-ball 54 inclusive of 6 boundaries and a six.
Lankan CC skipper Chanaka Ruwansiri took 3 wickets for 53 while C.M.K.K. Wijeratne and Dunith Wellalage returned figures of 3 for 93 and 3 for 97 respectively
AT COLTS CC GROUNDS:
SSC 332 (76.2 Overs) RR: 4.34
(Dasun Shanaka 112, Sammu Ashan 54, Sandun Weerakkody 32, Nuwanidu Fernando 22, Kavindu Kulasekera, C harith Asalanka 12, Chanaka Ruwansiri 3/53, C.M.K.K. Wijerathne 3/93, D.N. Wellalage 3/97)
LANKAN CC 14/0
(L. Dilshan n.o. 10, K.P.A. Perera n.o. 2)
MOORS 206 VS TAMIL UNION; DHANANJAYA DE SILVA 7/59
Moors SC made 206 after electing to bat against Tamil Union C&AC in another Plate Championship match at the Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa. The main run getters were Nipun Karunanayake 44 with 3 boundaries and a six and Dinuka Dilshan 43 with 4 hits to the ropes.
Dhananjaya de Silva had the remarkable figures of 7 for 59 off 21.2 overs, but Moors came back strongly reducing Tamil Union to 37 for 3 at stumps.
AT TYRONNE FERNANDO STADIUM, MORATUWA:
Moors SC 206 (71.2 Overs) RR: 2.88
(Nipun Karunanayake 44, Dinuka Dilshan 43, Sachithra Serasinghe 25, Mohamed Shamaz 23, Ramesh Mendis 22, Ayana Siriwardena 19, Dhananjaya de Silva 7/59)
TAMIL UNION C&AC 37/3 (19 Overs) RR:1.94
(Ranmith Jayasena 18, Tharanga Paranavitana n.o. 8,Dhananjaya de Silva n.o. 1, Ramesh Mendis 2/9)
BADURELIYA SC 267, DUNITH JAYATUNGA 57 VS NEGOMBO CC
Meanwhile, Badureliya totaled 267 against Negombo CC on a top score of 57 off 129 balls by Dunith Jayatunga who hit 4 boundaries and a six while M.S.U. Perera was equal to the task scoring 51 off 81 hitting 5 boundaries at the NCC Grounds. Indrasiri claimed 5 for 65 for Negombo CC who were 20 for no loss at stumps.
AT NCC GROUNDS
BADURELIYA SC 267 (84.5 Overs) RR: 3.14
(Dunith Jayatunga 57 , M.S.U. Perera 51, Damith Perera 43, Tillakaratne Sampath 28, Yashodha Lanka 22, SADU Indrasiri 5/65, A.L. Rasanjana 3/65)
NEGOMBO CC 20/0
(PSU Fernando n.o. 12, WAAM Silva n.o. 8)