St. Sebastian’s College completed their second round matches unbeaten as they beat Dharmaraja College, Kandy by nine wickets in their final group match of the Inter School Under-17 Division I cricket tournament played at Moratuwa yesterday.
Praveen Perera top-scored with an unbeaten 54 runs for St. Sebastian’s to cruise to an easy win with seven overs to spare. Lakshitha Peiris, Pramesh Fernando and Sachintha Silva shared the bowling honours restricting Dharmaraja to 133 runs. St. Sebastian’s beat Dharmasoka and D. S. Senanayake Colleges in other matches in their group. Dharmaraja is the other likely team from their group to advance to the knockout stage.
Scores: Dharmaraja 133 all out in 49.2 overs (Kavindu Rathnayake 38, Asmitha Rajapaksha 15; Lakshitha Peiris 2/30, Pramesh Fernando 2/15, Sachintha Silva 2/25)
St. Sebastian’s 134 for 1 wkt in 43 overs (Praveen Perera 54 n.o., Muditha Fernando 28 n.o., Visal Senanayake 29). (RF)