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Piliyandala Town SCCA win by 22 runs

The touring under 13 cricket team from J W C International Cricket Johannesburg, South Africa played a T/20 match against Piliyandala Town Sports Cricket Academy at Bandaragama esplanade. Both teams posed for a photograph prior to the game. Seated third from left the team coach Albertus Ackerman and sixth from left the local team coach Sriyan Chaminda. Picture by Dilwin Mendis – Moratuwa Sports Special Correspondent

Piliyandala Town Sports Club Cricket Academy beat the touring J W C Invitational Cricket Team from Johannesberg, South Africa by 22 runs in their T/20 cricket match played at Bandaragama Esplanade and this tour was handled by Infinity Vacations (Pvt) Ltd, Mt. Lavinia. This is the first ever instance that a foreign team played a cricket match at this Esplanade.

Batting first homesters scored 163 runs with Mohomed Fahard scoring 95 runs and in reply visitors were all out for 141 runs with Dian Heyser scoring 31 runs and Nirmal Akalanka claimed 5 for 13.

Piliyandala T S C C A – 163/5 in 20 overs (Mohamed Fahard 95, Eran Vidmal 25, Divan Kruger 2/9).

J W C Invitational C T – 141 in 20 overs – (Dian Hayzer 31, Juan Venter 15, Brian Ernst 15, Nirmal Akalanka 5/13, Yahath Fernando 2/18.