Header

Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

Army Secure Final Berth; U-23 Div-II Semi-Finals

Nuwan Alwis’s 143 (4x14, 6x3) wasn’t enough to stop Army from securing their final berth in the Under-23 Division-II final, as they thrashed Kurunegala YCC by nine wickets in the semi-final played at Dambulla, on Sunday.

Scores:

Kurunegala YCC 107 in 38.5 overs and 358 all out in 91.4 overs (Nuwan Alwis 143, N. Karunaratne 53, Dharshana Mahawatte 27, Chamikara Edirisinghe 41, Nandika Abeysinghe 29; Anushka Samarathunga 3/56, Tharidu Dharshana 2/45, Roshan Jayatissa 3/87)

Army SC 389 all out in 78.1 overs and 81 for one wicket in 12.1 overs (Mohammed Feshal 59 n.o.)

Navy In Massive Win

Navy’s left-arm leg-spinner Dulanjala Mendis took a match bag of 11 wickets to guide his team to a massive 324-run win over Negombo CC, in their Under-23 Division-II semi-final match which ended at the Welagedara Stadium, Kurunegala, on Sunday.

Negombo, chasing 394 for victory, were bundled out for paltry 69.

Scores:

Navy SC 304 all out in 83.5 overs and 267 all out in 76 overs (Sanjeewa Liyanage 82, Malith Cooray 46, Oshan Kumara 45, Dilan Chandima 25; Malshan Gunasinghe 5/83, K. Sineth 2/50)

Negombo CC 178 all out in 58.4 overs and 69 all out of 16.1 overs (Thanushka Praveen 31, Dulanjana Mendis 5/30, Lakmal Krithirathne 2/02, Oshan Kumara 2/22)

(Courtesy: The Island)