Oshada Fernando capped a superb double century performance of 201 off 287 balls hammering 23 boundaries and a six, and Sandun Weerakkody an equally rousing knock of. 144 off 154 topped with 15 boundaries and 4 sixes as Kandy ran up a mammoth 554 for 7 wickets on the second day of the Sri Lanka Cricket National Super League 2023 Tournament 4- day match against Colombo at the SSC Grounds yesterday. The duo put on146 runs for the third wicket while Ahan Wickramasinghe was also on song striking an unbeaten 99 and looking well set for a century. Colombo taking first lease on the opening day totalled 214 with Kandy’s Lasith Embuldeniya reaping fine figures of 5 for 60.
CHIEF SCORES: Colombo 214 (Prabath Jayasuriya 51, Nisala Tharaka 38, Roshana Silva 21, Nipun Dhananjaya 16, Lakshitha Munasinghe 14, Isitha Wijesundwra 14, Lasith Embuldeniya 5/60, Nimasara Dhangalla 4/62)
Kandy 554/7 (Oshada Fernando 201, Sandun Weerakkody 144, Ahan Wickramasnghe n.o. 99, Nisala Tharaka 3/106)