Super U19 Provincial One Day Tournament – April 30th Match Summary

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Western Province South 268 (49.5) Kamil Mishara 105, Kavindu Umayanga 65, Nishan Madushka 54, Pramuditha Madubasha 2/28, Chathura Mahela 2/34, Sashika Dulshan 2/42 Uva Province 225/9 (50) Sashika Dulshan 75, Naveen Hasaranga 33,Adithya Sandaruwan 22, Tashik Perera 3/42, Rohan Sanjaya 2/42, Ashan Dilhara 2/48 WESTERN PROVINCE SOUTH WON BY 43 RUNS _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Eastern Province 146 (48.3) Dinuka Dlishan 54, J Nithesh 27, Avindu Theekshana 4/27, Sasith Manuranga 3/24 Southern Province 147/2 (16) Hansaka Welihinda 53*, Dhananjaya Lakshan 50, Avindu Theekshana 29* SOUTHERN WON BY 8 WICKETS  _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Northern Province 75 (24) Randeera Ranasinghe 4/28, Wanitha Wanninayake 3/13, Nipun Dananjaya 2/12 North Western Province 76/4 (16.2) Kavindu Ishara 25*, Dulaj Ranathunge 24*, K Kapilraj 2/30 NORTH WESTERN WON BY 6 WICKETS… Read More →

Donald to pace to the SLC bowling attack ahead of #CT17

Colombo, 30th April 2017, Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the appointment of Allan Donald as Consultant Fast Bowling Coach for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Donald who is justly considered one of the most prolific pacemen of all time, was the first South African to take 300 wickets for his country, and has played a pivotal role in the shaping of world class bowling arsenals around the world since his premature retirement in 2003 due to injuries. Donald is currently slated to take on a role as Assistant Coach at Kent County who have agreed to release him for a two month stint with SLC in the lead up to the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England and Wales from… Read More →

Dinesh Chandimal continues century run vein as Colombo clinch title


SLC Super Provincial Tournament 2017 Sri Lanka batsman Dinesh Chandimal rose to the occasion to hog the limelight with a match winning unbeaten century to steer Colombo to a the SLC Super provincial Tournament 2017 title by defeating Galle by a massive 137 runs in the final at the R. Premadasa Stadium yesterday. It was indeed a well won title by Colombo having brushed off an early rustiness that had been a backseat early setback having trailed Kandy at the start of the tournament. It was literally Chandimal’s tournament given the batsman ship the right hander produced in reeling off a century trait that was a swaying dominative factor in guiding his side to the title. Galle posted a massive… Read More →

Team Colombo clinch SLC Super Provincial Limited Over Title


SLC Super Provincial Tournament 2017 – Finals Colombo 307/8 (50) Dinesh Chandimal 113*, Shehan Jayasuriya 77, Dilshan Munaweera 27, Kithruwan Vithanage 25, Chathuranga de Silva 2/53, Akila Dananjaya 2/56, Dasun Shanaka 2/63 Galle 170 (30.3)  Chathuranga de Silva 34, Sammu Ashan 30, Sadeera Samarawickrama 29, Akila Dananjaya 24, Thisara Perera 4/42, Sachithra Senanayake 2/34, Dushmantha Chameera 2/40 Colombo won by 137 runs  Man of the Final : Dinesh Chandimal Man of the Tournament: Dinesh Chandimal Best Batsman of the Tournament: Sadeera Samarawickrama Best Bowler of the Tournament: Asitha Fernando

SLC Super U19 Provincial One Day Tournament – April 28th Match Summary


SLC SUPER U19 PROVINCIAL ONE DAY TOURNAMENT 2017 – Match Summary Match 1. NWP WON BY 67 RUNS  NCC Grounds, Colombo 50 Over Match (Toss: North Western) NWP beat WP South by 67 runs North Western Province: 225 (50) Samith Dilshan 64, Nipun Dhananjaya 51*, Pubudu Ganegama 29, Kaveen Bandara 21, Sanoj Dharshika 5/29  Western Province South: 158 (44.1) Shehan Dilshan 39, Chamil Mishara 30, Kaveen Bandara 2/26, Pubudu Ganegama 2/22)  —————————————————————————- Match 2. WP CNTRAL WON BY 69 RUNS Surrey Grounds, Maggona 50 Over Match (Toss:Western Central) WP Central beat NCP by 69 runs Western Province Central: 295 (49) Sawan Prabash 59, Iranga Hashan 52, Sithara Hapuinna 34, Pasindu Sooriyabandara 30, Suhaga Wijewardena 27, Manthila Wijerathna 3/27, Vihan Gunasekara… Read More →

Samarawickrama century blitz takes Galle in to final


Young batting prodigy Sadeera Samarawickrema has got everything right with the bat, and his match winning 120 against the must win match to take Galle to the final of the 2017 Super Provincial Tournament yesterday at the R. Premadasa Stadium would go down as the ultimate; the ultimate to going the distance to have booked a place in the Sri Lanka’s Champions Trophy squad. Indeed, the Sri Lanka A star and Colts CC, and former St. Joseph’s College opening batsman could well consider himself quite unfortunate; unfortunate that the dictates of the form book did not realize the obvious dream ticket to jet it across to the England destination where instant cricket’s showpiece June 1 to 18 event next… Read More →

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 7 Results


Young Sadeera Samarawickrema who has been in prime form of late scored an elegant 120 to help Galle earn a crucial final berth beating Dambulla. Galle will meet Colombo in the finals on 29th at R Premadasa CHIEF SCORES Galle 362/7 (50) (Sadeera Samarawickrama 120, Sammu Ashan 53, Dasun Shanaka 49*, Seekuge Prasanna 36, Minod Bhanuka 25, Dimuth Karunarathne 22, Asitha Fernando 4/62) v Dambulla 141 (31.3) (Ashan Priyanjan 50*, Kusal Mendis 23, Chathuranga de Silva 3/20, Akila Dananjaya 2/23, Dasun Shanaka 2/24)   Galle won by 221 runs

SLC U-19 Provincial Tourney concept prioritising cream of schoolboy talent

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Prioritizing Under-19 cricketers is one of Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) top drawer initiatives in recognizing school cricket as the stepping stone cradle to driving national cricket at large. Accordingly, the accent is on the annual Under-19 Provincial Limited Overs Tournament at its grassroots level aimed at creating a pathway to fine-combing exceptional schoolboy latent talent. The bottom-line of this cricket take drawing in to one basket the cream of culminating teenage talent is aimed at enabling exceptional school cricketers to graduate up the ladder to the next levels; a comprehensive concept to sustaining the feed to mainstream national cricket. SLC’s immediate priority by this programme would be to identifying and developing high performance players to represent Sri Lanka at the… Read More →

19න් පහළ අන්තර් පළාත් තරගාවලියේ දී බස්නාහිර (උතුර) කණ්ඩායමට ජයගුහණ දෙකක්

වයස අවුරුදු 19න් පහළ අන්තර් පළාත් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ බස්නාහිර පළාත දකුණ කණ්ඩායම හා බස්නාහිර පළාත උතුර කණ්ඩායම ජයග්‍රහණ දෙකක් වාර්තා කිරීමට සමත්විණි. බස්නාහිර දකුණ සහ මධ්‍යම පළාත අතර එන්. සී. සී. පිටියේ පැවැති තරගයේ දී බස්නාහිර දකුණු කණ්ඩායමේ නුවනිදු ප්‍රනාන්දු සහ නිපුන් දේශාන් අර්ධ ශතක ලැබීමත් තෂික් පෙරේරා කඩුලු පහක් දවාලීමත් මත එම කණ්ඩායමට ලකුණු 120ක පහසු ජයක් අත්විය. බස්නාහිර පළාත උතුරු කණ්ඩායම මේ තරගාවලියේ දෙවන ජයග්‍රහණය අත්කරගත්තේ උතුරුමැද පළාත කඩුලු 7කින් පාරජයට පත් කරමිනි. එන්. සී. සී. පිටියේ දී බස්නාහිර දකුණු පිල ලකුණු 120කින් මධ්‍යම පැරදවීය බස්නාහිර දකුණු පිල ඕවර 48.4 දී 203 නුවනිදු ප්‍රනාන්දු 68යි, නිපුන් දේශාන් 66යි, ජේ. නිම්සර 12ට 2යි, තිමිර සුපුන් 40ට 2යි, නිම්සර අතරගල 34ට 2යි, මධ්‍යම පළාත ඕවර 26.4 දී 83යි, ටෂික් පෙරේරා… Read More →

Jayasuriya and Fernando take Colombo to final in style A

Shehan Jayasuriya

As the heat mounted in the countdown to finding the finalists in the SLC Super Provincial Tournament, Colombo was first to the post upstaging Kandy by 4 wickets on day 6 on Wednesday at the R. Premadasa Stadium. It was a truly remarkable all-round performance by Colombo anchored by the bowlers that set up Colombo’s win in consummate ease in what turned out to be an anti climax in what had carried a pre-match hype of a tight match. That was given the strong clout Kandy had enjoyed throughout the tournament having won all but one of their matches, and of course the fact that Colombo had limped in to the reckoning from a poor start to the tournament. But… Read More →

කොළඹ අවසාන තරගයට තේරේ


අන්තර් පළාත් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ අවසාන මහා තරගයට මෙතෙක් පෙරමුණේ සිටි මහනුවර පරදා කොළඹ කණ්ඩායම සුදුසුකම් ලැබීය.  කණ්ඩායම් දෙකම අඩු ලකුණු රැස්කළ මේ තරගයේ දී කොළඹ කණ්ඩායම ජය ලැබුවේ කඩුලු 4 කිනි. ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනයේ මෙහෙයවීමෙන් මාලිගාවත්ත ආර්. ප්‍රේමදාස ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ දිවා/ රාත්‍රී  තරගයක් ලෙසින් පැවැති මේ තරගයේ දී මුලින් පන්දුවට පහරදුන් මහනුවර ඕවර 31 ක දී සියලු ක්‍රීඩකයන් දැවී ලබා ගත්තේ ලකුණු 136කි.  කොළඹ කණ්ඩායම ඕවර 25.5ක දී කඩුලු 6ක ට ලකුණු 139ක් ලබමින් මේ ජයග්‍රහණ ලැබීය.  කණ්ඩායම් දෙකම ඕවර 56.5ක දී ලැබුවේ ලකුණු 275ක් පමණෙකි. මහනුවර කණ්ඩායම පන්දුවට පහරදෙන අවස්ථාවේ ලකුණු 96ක ට කඩුලු 9ක් දැවී විදුලි ආලෝකය ඒමටත් පෙර තරගය නිමවන ලකුණු පහළ වූවත් මහනුවර අවසාන කඩුල්ලට අමිල අපොන්සු සහ නුවන් ප්‍රදීප් පන්දු 42ක දී ලකුණු 40ක් ලබමින්… Read More →

SLC Super Provincial Tournament – Day 6 Results


All-rounder Shehan Jayasuriya bagged 3 wickets and top scored with 30 runs helping Colombo beat Kandy by 4 wickets in a low scoring game. Kandy 136 all out in 31 overs. A Aponso 22*, M Udawatta 22: V Fernando 4/61, Shehan Jayasuriya 3/14, W Hasaranga 2/19 v Colombo 139/6 (25.5 ovs) S Jayasuriya 30*, W Hasaranga 29, K Vithanage 26, S Senanayake 22* : A Aponso 2/34, S Pathirana 2/35 Result – Colombo won by 4 wickets