SLC MAJOR CLUB U23 50-OVER TOURNAMENT
By Srian Obeyesekere
CCC coasted to a comprehensive 7-wicket triumph over Kandy Customs CC closing on 117 for 3 wickets spearheaded by an unbeaten 73 off 45 balls inclusive of 7 sixes and 3 boundaries by skipper Malindu Madurange in the SLC Major Club Under-23 50-Over Tournament match played at the CCC grounds on Monday. Omesh Mendis chipped in with 21 with 2 boundaries and a six.
The match which was rescheduled from Sunday to Monday saw CCC bundle out Kandy Customs for 116 in 44.3 overs in a match which was reduced to 48 overs per side. Doing the damage with the ball for CCC was Suwath Mendis who took 4 wickets for 37 runs. Rashmika Madushanka top scored for Kandy Customs with 41 hitting 4 boundaries and a six while Thimira Malshan made 31 helping himself to 2 sixes.
AT CCC GROUNDS: CCC beat Kandy Customs CC by 7 wkts.
Kandy Customs CC 116 (44.3 Overs) RR: 2.61
(Rashmika Madushanka 41, Thimira Malshan 31, Sineth Sithata n.o. 15, Suwath Mendis 4/37)
CCC 117/3 (14.4 Overs) RR: 7.98
(Malindu Maduranga n.o. 73, Omesh Mendis 21, 2 1, Sonal Dinusha n.o. 12, Methushan