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80th “Battle of the Saints” – SJC 92/2 in reply to SPC total of 282 on day-1

Posted on 07 March 2014 by admin

PAPARESt. Joseph's won the toss and sent the Peterites into bat. After losing their openers at 27 (Dineth Thimodya for 10) and 44 (Hashan Warnasekera for 18) the Peterites consolidated and at lunch were on 157 for the loss of three wickets. Helped by a 151-run partnership by Janith Liyanage, 80, and Chandula Jayamanne, 116, St. Peter's ended up with a grand total of 282 runs in 59.5 overs. Liyanage and Jayamanne delighted the sold out crowd to some lusty hitting all round the wicket. Aravinda Akurugoda wrote himself into record books by taking 6 wickets for 75 runs for the Josephians.

St. Peters College 282 (59.5) Janith Liyanage 80, Chandula Jayamanne 116, Aravinda Akurugoda 6/75 Vs St. Josephs College 92/2 (21.3) Sadeera Samarawickrama 62* – 80th Battle of the Saints – At P.Sara Stadium – Stumps – Day 1.

In reply, the Josephians are 92 for the loss of 2 wickets. The game will be continued on Saturday, March 8th. Sadeera Samarawickrema is unbeaten with 62 runs.

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