Asoka de Silva Academy, Ragama Cricket Academy, MCA “White” and debutants Asian Cricket Academy advanced to the semi-finals of the , “Anchor” Trophy, 10th MCA Inter Academy U-15 /30-over League Tournament sponsored by Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., continued on Sunday, 23rd & Monday, 24th August.
Results / (quarter-finals):
MCA grounds /1st quarter
Thivisha Perera stroked an elegant 55 runs to propel Asoka de Silva CA to an emphatic 6 wickets win over the fancied CCC “A”.
CCC “A”: 118 (30.0), Asoka de Silva: 122/4 (28.2)
MCA/ 2nd quarter:
Chulanga Panoj (50) and Nadun Dilshan (47) put a 82 runs for the 3rd wicket to spearhead Ragama to a 6 wickets win over Sanath Jayasuriya CA;
Sanath J.: 148 (29.2); Ragama: 152/4 (26.1)
MCA /3rd quarter:
MCA “White” bowlers, Vihanga Nanayakkara (4-17) and Dilshan Kavinda (3/6) bamboozled Lankan Cricket Academy, shot out for 40 runs in 17.1 overs, as they ran away with a cake walk 8 wickets win (41 for 2 in 10.1 overs)
MCA/ 4th quarter:
Kavisha Lakshan hit a belligerent 66 runs in 45 balls, inclusive of 4 sixes and 8 fours, to carry Asian Cricket Academy to a well deserved 6 wickets win over Kiridiwela CA:
Kiridiwela: 145 for 7 in 29.0; Asian Cricket Academy, given a revised target of 111 runs in 22 overs, due to a rain stoppage were 114/4 (17.3) (LW)