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St. Peter’s ‘B’ emerge Champions

St. Peter's College Bambalapitiya (B) emerged champions of the ‘Singer Cup’ Under 17 division II inter schools cricket tournament by beating St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa‘B’ by 4 wickets in the final played at Thurstan ground on Thursday.

St. Sebastian’s ‘B’ won the toss and elected to bat. St. Sebastian’s ‘B’scored 196 runs for 8 wickets in 50 overs. Shane Fernando scored 68runs in 79 balls with 7 boundaries and 3 sixes. Shane Fernando and DishenDe Mel put on 90 runs stand for 6th wicket. Dinuka Rodrigo took 3 wicketsfor 38 runs and Nirosh Perera took 2 wickets.

St. Peter’s ‘B’ scored 200 runs for 6 wickets in 48 overs. Himsara Ranadeni skipper of St. Peter’s ‘B’ scored 80 runs in 113 balls with 6 boundaries and a six. Mayura Samarawickrame scored 39 runs and Sandaru Gamage scored 36 runs. Supun Fernando took 3 wickets for 19 runs and Didula Peiris took 2 wickets.

St. Sebastian’s ‘B’: 196/8 in 50 overs (Shane Fernando 68, Dishen De Mel 28, Dimithra Perera 28, Didula Peiris 18, Dinuka Rodrigo 3/38, Nirosh Perera 2/29)

St. Peter’s ‘B’: 200/6 in 48 overs (Himsara Ranadeni 80, Mayura Samarawickrame 39, Sandaru Gamage 36, Nirosh Perera 25 n.o., SupunFernando 3/19, Didula Peiris 2/14)

(YK)