Rain prevents BENS from victory
|The inaugural first XI Cricket encounter between Dharmaraja College, and St. Benedict's College, played at Lake View - Kandy, ended in a thrilling draw, yesterday. (8th Jan 2014)|
St. Benedict’s declared their first innings at 221/5 with half centuries from Nimes Fonseka 63, Dilan Ratnayake 51 not out, in the rain shortened first day and bowled out the home team for 111 in their first innings and following-on were critically placed on 57/8 in their second innings when play was called off. Geethika Jayatheleka and Yohan Soyza ripped through the batting of Dharmaraja College with Jayatheleka claiming a match bag of 11 for 69 and Soyza picking up 7 for 38 in the match.
St Benedict's College: 221 for 5 wickets in 53 overs (Mahela Jayanath 33, Thilina Diliman 11, Janidu Karunatilleke 27, Nimes Fonseka 63, Dilan Ratnayake 51 not out)
Dharmaraja College: 111 All-out in 54 overs (Geethika Jayatheleka 6/52, Yohan Soyza 4/24) and 57 for 8 (Geethika Jayatheleka 5/17, Yohan Soyza 3/14)
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