By Nalin Jayetileke
Sri Lanka Cricket in a media release said the team Colombo became the Champions of the U19 Super Provincial 50 Over Tournament beating Team Dambulla by 61 runs.
The finals which was played at the RDICS, Dambulla saw Team Colombo, who batted first, scoring a challenging 303 runs in their allotted 50 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.
Centuries by Skipper Kamil Mishara ( 120 runs) and Ahan Wickramasinghe (127 runs) helped Colombo’s cause, while in bowling for Team Dambulla, A. Daniel captured 2 wickets for 73 runs.
In the reply, Team Dambulla struggled with wickets falling at regular intervals. K. L Gamage was the top scorer for Dambulla with a knock of 63 runs and D. Jayakody made 51 runs.
Dambulla only managed to score 242 runs in 42.5 overs, as they were all out. In Bowling for Colombo, Dilmin Ratnayake captured 4 wickets for 45 runs.
Ahan Wickramasinghe was chosen as the Man of the Match of the finals.