St. Anne’s College beat arch rivals Maliyadeva College by 6 runs in their 24th One-Day Big Match played at the Welagedera Stadium, Kurunegela during the week-end.
Having batted first, St. Anne’s were all out for 168 in 49.4 overs. The low scoring contest saw Maliyadeva dismissed for 162 in 49.2 overs with Kavindu Ekanayake turning out to be the match winner with a haul of 4 wickets for 36 runs.
When the Annites batted Pasindu Tennekoon top scored with 45 followed by Kavindu Ekanayeka 32 and Pivithu Fernando 29. Maduranga Naveen claimed 3 for 41 and Jayamin Muthukumarane 2 for 24. Maduranga Naveen was the main wicket taker for Maliyadeva with 3 for 41.
The chief run getters for Maliyadeva were Brian Karunanayaka (34), Viditha Batepola (24) and Jayamin Muthukumarane (22).
St. Anne’s College 168 All out (49 Overs).
(Pasindu Tennekoon 45, Kavindu Ekanayake 32, Pivithu Fernando 29,
Maduranga Naveen 3/41, Jayamin Muthukumarane 2/24).
Maliyadeva College 162 All out (49.2 Overs)
(Brian Karunanayaka 34, Viditha Batepola 24, Jayamin Muthukumarane 22, Kavindu Ekanayaka 4/36, Pasindu Tennekoon 2/34)
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