Bens dominate drawn game vs Thurstan
|Forced to follow-on with defeat staring at their face, Thurstan fought back to force a draw at Kotahena during the weekend. (20th & 21st January)|
Batting first, St. Benedict’s hit up a mammoth 311 for 8 declared and bowled out the Thurstanites for a mere 91 runs. Following-on, Thurstan College was tottering at 143 for 6 but managed to hang on and draw the match reaching 255 for 7 at stumps.
SBC 311 for 8 Dec, (Madura Madushanka 78, Janidu Karunathilake 68, Sameera Sandamal 44, Sachin Peiris 33 not out, Heshan Yasanthika 26 and Dilan Angelo 23)
Thurstan 91 all-out (Yohan Soysa 3 for 11, Sachin Peiris 3 for 32, Dilan Angelo 2 for 4 and Jason Perera 2 for 33) and 255 for 7 ( Yohan Soysa 4 for 66)
Their next match will be against Lumbini College on 24th & 25th January 2012 at Kotahena.
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