Bloomfield Reply Strongly To CCC’s Mammoth Score


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Chilaw Marians' Oshada Fernando lofts during his knock of 81 vs Tamil Union - Pic by Ranjith Perera

CCC having ended day one with a score of 380 for 6 went on to amass a mammoth score of 445 against Bloomfield in the morning session of play in the Premier League Tier A inter-club cricket encounter played at Reid Avenue.

CCC’s mammoth score came on the back of a quick fire and a career best knock of 168 by Sachith Pathirana who made it in 118 balls that included 19 boundaries and eight sixes.

Sachith along with Madawa Warnapura who made 85 rescued the side with the putting on a massive 231 runs partnership for the sixth wicket when they were back to the walls on 89 for 4. Bloomfield in their turn was making steady progress with the openers Nipun Karunanayake and Nisal Fransisco. They put on over a hundred runs for the opening wicket.

Ragama CC continued their domination against Moors SC in the match played at Braybrooke Place. Ragama CC continuing from their overnight score of 358 for 7 went on to make 380 and then had Moors SC struggling on 164 for 6.

In the match between SLPA CC and NCC at FTZ Katunayake where NCC held the advantage on day one has now almost turned in favour of SLPA CC who are cruising in pursuit of a victory target of 220 runs as they ended day two on 129 for 2 needing a further 91 runs for victory when play gets underway on the final day.

Tamil Union succeeded to get the better of Group B table leaders Chilaw Marians with a first lead when play ended on day two at P. Sara Stadium.

The second day’s proceedings saw Tamil Union from their overnight score of 296 for 9 going on to make 305 and then restricting Chilaw Marians to a score of 296.

Colts CC and Badureliya CC have already taken a first lead against Saracens SC and Army SC in the matches played at the Colts ground and Surrey Village ground in Maggona.

Results

  •  At CCC

CCC (380/6 overnight) 445 (Sachith Pathirana 168, Madawa Warnapura 85, Lahiru Madusanka 28, Lasith Abeyratne 25, Kaveen Bandara 24, Ron Chandragupta 20, Manelker de Silva 15, Lahiru Gamage 23 n.o.: Malith de Silva 5 for 116, Ramesh Mendis 2 for 84)

Bloomfield 270 for 6 (Nisal Fransisco 72, Nipun Karunanayake 54, Ramesh Mendis 46, Pramud Hettiwatte 65 n.o.: Ashan Priyanjan 3 for 46)

  •  At Braybrooke Place

Ragama CC (358/7 overnight) 380 (Lahiru Milantha 112, Janith Liyanage 97, Ishan Jayaratne 63, Roshen Silva 37: Tharindu Ratnayake 3 for 93, Kosala Kulasekera 2 for 32, Sajeewa Weerakoon 2 for 95) and 88 for 2 (Udara Jayasundara 44, Shehan Fernando 36)

Moors SC 241 (Chamara Silva 121, Pabasara Waduge 29, Thilaksha Sumanasiri 22, Denuwan Rajakaruna 20: Amila Aponso 6 for 79, Nishan Peiris 2 for 41)

  •  At FTZ Katunayake

NCC 220 (Mahela Udawatte 54, Lahiru Kumara 47, Angelo Perera 40, Malinga Amarasinghe 29, Lasith Embuldeniya 24 n.o.: Maduka Liyanapathiranage 5 for 52, Chanaka Komasaru 3 for 78) and 120 (Sandun Weerakkody 25, Angelo Perera 22, Lahiru Udara 15, Chamika Karunaratne 15, Sachintha Peiris 27 n.o.: Chanaka Komasaru 7 for 49, Nalin Priyadharshana 3 for 48)

SLPA CC (85/7 overnight) 121 (Nick Compton 16, Maduka Liyanapathiranage 15, Akalanka Ganegama 24 n.o.: Lahiru Kumara 2 for 28, Lasith Embuldeniya 2 for 28) and 129 for 2 (Yohan de Silva 23, Nick Compton 21, Gayan Maneeshan 39 n.o.: Lahiru Kumara 2 for 17)

  •  At P. Sara Stadium

Tamil Union (296/9 overnight) 305 (Dhananjaya de Silva 72, Yohan Mendis 61, Rangana Herath 45, Jeevan Mendis 42, Ramith Rambukwella 22: Asitha Fernando 4 for 51, Sachithra Serasinghe 3 for 68, Shehan Jayasuriya 2 for 76) and 60 for 3 (Sithara Gimhan 36 n.o.: Sachithra Serasinghe 2 for 9)

Chilaw Marians 296 (Oshada Fernando 81, Sachithra Serasinghe 65, Isuru Udana 44, Shehan Jayasuriya 22: Rangana Herath 3 for 62, Jeevan Mendis 3 for 80, Dhananjaya de Silva 2 for 34)

  •  At Colts

Colts CC 246 (Priyamal Perera 92, Avishka Fernando 72, Sadeera Samarawickrama 31: Roshan Jayatissa 5 for 51, Chathura Randunu 3 for 78, Sachithra Perera 2 for 48) and 126 for 5 (Sadeera Samarawickrama 35, Sangeeth Cooray 34, Priyamal Perera 21, Vishad Randika 20 n.o.: Roshan Jayatissa 3 for 29, Chathura Randunu 2 for 57)

Saracens SC (1/0 overnight) 152 (Pramod Maduwantha 38, Minhaj Jaleel 29, Andy Solomons 17, Roshan Jayatissa 23 n.o.: Kaveeshka Anjula 4 for 38, Prabath Jayasuriya 3 for 42, Mohamed Shiraz 2 for 28)

  •  At Maggona

Army SC 152 (Ashan Randika 30, Dilshan de Soysa 24, Janith Silva 27 n.o.: Nadras Prasad 5 for 41, Dilesh Gunaratne 4 for 36) and 112 for 4 (Dilshan de Soysa 21, Kasun de Silva 19, Dushan Vimukthi 30 n.o., Janaka Sampath 24 n.o.: Alankara Asanka 3 for 54)

Badureliya CC (35/0 overnight) 248 (Sanjaya Chathuranga 69, Ramindu de Silva 65, Pathum Nissanka 49, Dilhan Cooray 31: Malka Madusanka 5 for 41, Janala Sampath 3 for 49)

Bloomfield reply strongly to CCC’s mammoth score
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