St. Benedict's College beat De La Salle College by 43 runs
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on March 21 2014 04:43:51
St. Benedict's College beat De La Salle College, Mutwal on the parabola system by 43 runs in their Singer inter-schools under 19 limited over (1st Round) cricket match played at Kotahena yesterday. (20th March)

Batting first, St. Benedictís College made 183/8 in 43 overs and restricted De La Salle College to 73/9 in the 22nd over when the match was halted due to bad light.

Bens concluded their 1st round matches with two wins and one defeat, beating St. Anthony's College and De La Salle College and going down to St. Peterís College to finish runners-up in the group.

The Benedictines will have to wait until the rest of the 1st round matches are concluded to determine whether they have qualified to play in the knockout stage.

St. Benedict's College : 183/8 in 43 Overs (Thulina Dilshan 39, Nimesh Fonseka 35, Yohan Soyza 36 n.o, Poorna Charuka 18 n.o)

De La Salle College: 73/9 in 21.4 Overs ( Geethika Jayatileke 3 for 08, Shiran Rathnayake 2 for 07, Poorna Charuka 2 for 15)