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Peterites beat Maris Stella on 1st innings points

Posted on 11 January 2014 by admin

School Cricket - 2014 SPCSahan Nanayakkara took a match bag of 13 wickets and batted brilliantly in the 2nd innings to help St.Peters force a drawn and take 1st innings points in their Singer Under 19 Division 1 Cricket encounter played with Maris Stella College at Kadirana. St. Peters batting 1st made 160 runs in 50 overs with skipper Kavinda de Thissera making a half century. Sachindu Maduwantha captured 3 wickets for Maris Stella while Shakila Basuru and Prasansana Jayamanne took 2 wickets each. Maris Stella in their 1st innings were folded to 47 runs in 21 overs with Left arm Spinner Sahan Nanayakkara taking a 5 wicket haul while medium fast bowler Chemila Obeysekara taking 3 wickets.

Peterites enforced the follow on to Maris Stella and they batted exceptionally well to save the game. Shanaka Srimal and Prasansana Jayamanne made half centuies to put their school into a winning position. Shanaka made 81 while Prasansana made 69. Maris Stella were eventually bowled out for 263 in their 2nd innings setting a target of 151 runs for the bambalapitiya lads to achieve in the 2nd innings. Sahan Nanayakkara captured 8 wickets in the Maris Stella 2nd innings. Maris Stella fought back brilliantly with their Tight bowling sent shock waves into the Peters camp when they were down the barrell at 68/7 but their bowling hero Sahan Nanayakkara and Didulana Mendis batted their way into safety as a brilliant match came to an end.

Chief Scores :

  • St.Peter's – 160 all out in 50 overs : Kavinda de Thissera 50, Didulana Mendis 27, Dineth Thimodya 20, Sachindu Maduwantha 3/43, Shakila Basuru 2/2, Prasansana Jayamanne 2/16, Nalaka De Silva 2/80.
  • Maris Stella – 47 all out in 21.1 overs : Rasanjaya Silva 13, Prasansana Jayamanne 13, Sahan Nanayakkara 5/7, Chemila Obeysekara 3/14.
  • Maris Stella (2nd inn/F:O) – 263 all out in 65.5 overs : Shanaka Srimal 81, Prasansana Jayamanne 69, Rasanjaya Silva 31, Chathuranga Rajapakshe 30, Shehan Chathuranga 26, Sahan Nanayakkara 8/86.
  • St.Peters (2nd inn) – 125/7 in 45 overs : Didulana Mendis 34*, Sahan Nanayakkara 31*, Hashan Wanasekara 22, Dilan Gamage 3/54, Shakila Basuru 2/7.

Match Result : Match Drawn ( St.Peter's Won on 1st innings)

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