Anura Vidyalaya Matara overcome St Anthony’s Girls College Kandy in final
Under 19 girls division two cricket
Anura Vidyalaya registered a convincing 32 run win over St Anthonys Girls College Kandy to clinch the girls under 19 division II cricket title at the Nalanda College grounds on Friday.
Electing to bat first the girls from Matara posted 122/9 in their 30 overs with Lakni Nimsara and Dumalsha Randishani the only two batters to enter double figures and 56 extras (1lb, 6b, 2nb, 47wd) boosting the total. Kavishka Abeyrathne captured three wickets while Diyoni Nirmala captured two.
The girls from Kandy chasing 123 runs to win were bowled out for 90 runs in 26.2 overs. Malmi Herath topped the score card with 15 runs while the lasse from Matara conceded 43 extra runs (1lb, 2b, 2nb, 38wd). Apshara Madumali captured three wickets.
Anura Vidyalaya 122/9 in 30 overs
(Lakni Nimsara 22, Dumalsha Randishani 19; Shalani Dissanayake 1-25, Kavishka Abeyrathne 3-19,Diyoni Nirmala 2-11)
St Anthonys Girls College Kandy 90/10 in 26.2 overs
(Malmi Herath 15,Yograjan Praviniya 11 not out; Devindi Rasanjana 1-12, Apshara Madumali 3-18, Dumalsha Randishani 1-24,Vishmi Shavindi 1-18)