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BENS take major honours against Mazenodians
SportSt. Benedict's College had the better of De Mazenod College Kandana, with a first innings win in their 3rd under 19 cricket encounter played for the La Sallian Challenge Trophy, donated by Rev. Bro. Provincial Visitor - De La Salle Brothers and concluded at Kotahena on 17th Feb 2015.

Batting first, Bens scored 236 with Geethika Jayathilaka top scoring with an elegant 62. Thereafter, paceman Geethal Fernando destroyed the Mazenodians, picked up five wickets (5 for 4) including a hat-trick to reduce them to 17 for 6 at the end of day one and eventually bundling them out for 91 runs.
Following on De Mazenod staged a superb fight back to score 262 for 9, thanks to two brilliant knocks by Akash Senaratne (74) and Malshan Fernando (64).

St. Benedict's : 236 in 81 overs (Mahel Jayalath 43, Thulina Dilshan 22, Geethika Jayathilaka 62, Chathura Samarathilaka 36 n.o., Akash Senaratne 7/67, Rukshan Fernando 2/53)

De Mazenod's : 91 in 29 overs (Krishan Sanjula 51 n.o., Geethal Fernando 5/21, Nimesh Fonseka 2/02) and 262/9 in 81 overs (Akash Senaratne 74, Malshan Fernando 64, Krishan Sanjula 44, Geethal Fernando 3/46, Geethika Jayatilleke 3/69, Ruwinda Niwunhella 2/58)
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on February 19 2015 02:05:17 0 Comments 626 Reads Print
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