BENS take major honours in dawn game vs Mazanodians
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on February 24 2014 02:21:32
The 2nd Annual first XI cricket encounter between St. Benedictís College and De Mazenod College, ended in a draw with the Benedictines winning on first Innings.

The match was played for the La Sallian Challenge Trophy, donated by Rev. Bro. Provincial Visitor - De La Salle Brothers, on 21st and 22nd February 2014 at Kandana.

The highlight of the match was an elegant century by Benedictine Janidu Karunatileka and a five wicket haul by Benedictine Yohan Soysa.

In reply to the Bens first innings total of 258 for 7 declared, the Mazenodiians were restricted to 193 all-out with Yohan Soysa and Madushan Kulatunga bowling well for the Bens.

St. Benedict's 258 for 7 declared (Victoria Roberto 25, Sithum Wijesinghe 54, Janidu Karunatileka 102 n.o, Navod Abeysinghe 28, Shaluka Deemantha 2 for 70) and 139 for 5 at close (Mahel Jayalath 51, Shiran Rathnayake 65, Ishara Perera 2 for 43, Akash Senaratne 2 for 19)

De Mazenod 193 ( Akash Senaratne 27, Kavinda Manamperi 58, Sanjula 32, Yohan Soysa 5 for 68, Madushan Kulasekera 3 for 32)