Kelly, Daniel power Joes to Pre-Quarter final

Posted on 12 July 2014 by admin


Powerful knocks from batsman Revan Kelly and Jehan Daniel helped St. Joseph’s to record convincing victories over Maris Stella and St. Aloysious and take them into the Pre-quarter finals of the All-Island Division I Under-15 tournament.


Dilan de Silva


Jehan Daniel

Kelly smashed his third hundred in the tournament as St. Joseph’s routed Maris Stella by eight wickets in the match played in Negombo. His unbeaten century came off just 71 deliveries and included 10 sixes and five fours. With this century Revan Kelly took his aggregate of runs to 734. Meanwhile all rounder Jehan Daniel thundered a 72 ball 80 including seven sixes and seven fours to help the Josephians beat St. Aloysious Galle by 60 runs. Daniel has also been in prolific form aggregating 495 runs and taking over 20 wickets to date.

Left-arm spinner Dilan de Silva was the pick of the Josephian bowlers as he captured four good wickets for only thirty seven runs.
Beat Maris Stella by 8 wickets
Maris Stella 151 all out in 44.1 overs (Ashen Salgado 23, Roshen Fernando 63, Amindha de Alwis 2/18, Dilan de Silva 4/37, Cameron Deguruge 2/10)
St. Joseph’s 153/2 in 23.1 overs (Revan Kelly 100n. o, Nipun Sumanasinghe 21n. .o)


Revan Kelly

Beat St Aloysious by 60 runs
St. Joseph’s 219 all out in 50 overs (Revan Kelly 36, Jehan Daniel 80, Nipun Sumanasinghe 29, Cameron Deguruge 21, Niluksha Kariyawasam 2/51, Ravindu Sanjana 2/63, Harin Weerasinghe 2/22)
St Aloysious 158 all out in 47 overs (Ravindu Sanjana 44, Jehan Daniel 2/23, Amindha de Alwis 3/28)

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