Colts CC’s opening batsman Avishka Perera struck a mammoth unbeaten 210 off 253 balls inclusive of 17 boundaries and 3 sixes and Hashan Dumindu 130 containing 12 boundaries and a six sharing in a record partnership of 248 for the second wicket in a total of 409 for 3 versus Kandy Customs SC on the opening day of the SLC Major League Tournament yesterday.
Seven others to up centuries were Lasith Croospulle 160 and Thanuka Dabare 133 for Ace Capital SC, Dinesh Chandimal 152 for Army SC, Nishan Madushka 150 for Ragama CC, Pasindu Sooriyabandara 133 for Moors SC, Sadeera Samarawickrama 117 of Tamil Union and Anuk Fernando 109 not out for Badureliya SC.
CHIEF SCORES: At Colts Grounds: Colts CC 409/3 (Avishka Perera n.o. 210, Hashan Dumindu 130, Ravindu Rashantha n.o. 30). Vs Kandy Customs SC. At Panadura: Panadura SC 153 (Puwan Sandesh 44, Roshan Wijenayake 37, Sanjaya Chathura 20, Thinura Irushika 6/62, Arindu Theekshana 3/34) Chilaw Marians 134/3 (Jathan n.o. 51, Anjo Jathun n.o. 34, Irosh Fernando 29)
At Moors Grounds: Moors SC 429/8 (Pasindu Sooriyabandara 133, Sohan de Liveera 75, Chathuranga Kumara 39, Nadeera Balasooriya 37, Pabasara Waduge 32)