BENS concede first innings win to Richmond
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on January 19 2012 01:47:12
Richmond College, Galle got the better of St. Benedictís College when they outplayed Bens to win on first innings in their under 19 inter schools cricket tournament match which was concluded yesterday (18th January) at Kotahena.

In reply to Richmondís first innings score of 260 all-out, Benedictines were badly placed on 16 for 3 overnight and recovered to be all-out for 241, thanks to brilliant knocks from Janidu Karunathilaka and Madura Madusanka.

Richmond 260 (Yohan Soysa 5 for 72, Dilan Angelo 4 for 29) and 127 for 3

St Benedictís 241 (Janidu Karunathilaka 72, Madura Madusanka 56, Sachin Peiris 46, Abdul Manas 22)

Benedictines will play their next match against Thurstan College on 20th & 21st January 2012 at Kotahena.