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Champions Nalanda College team with the trophy

Nalanda College ‘B’ emerged champions of the ‘Singer Trophy’ under-17 division 11 inter schools cricket tournament when they defeated Wadduwa Central by 34 runs in the final at R. Premadasa International Cricket stadium on Thursday.

Sent in to bat first Nalanda scored 216 for 8 in 50 overs. Lahiru de Silva top scored with 62 runs inclusive of four sixes and a boundary.

In reply, Wadduwa Central were bowled out for 182 runs with Sandun Lakmal scoring 52 runs with seven boundaries.

Evinda Hettiarachchi took 4 wickets for 22 runs and Pumuditha Wimalasiri took 3 wickets for 36 runs.

Lahiru de Silva was adjudged man of the final.

Scores:
Nalanda (B): 216/8 in 50 overs (Lahiru de Silva 62, Dineth Silva 50, Rashmika Bandara 18, Pasindu Lasanga 17 n.o., Kalana Kathriarachchi 15, Miyuru Sandeepa 11, Lahiru Nishantha 2/12, Sandun Lakmal 2/45)

Wadduwa Central: 182 in 44 overs (Sandun Lakmal 52, Dilshan Weerarathne 35, Shehan Madusanka 24 n.o., Kusal Gayan 22, Dimuthu Dhananjaya 18, Evinda Hettiarachchi 4/22 Pumuditha Wimalasiri 3/36) (KN)