Lanka Cavaliers overcame Ambalangoda Masters by 04 wickets in their annual 30 overs Masters Cricket encounter, played on Sunday the 04th at the Ambalangoda new ground.
Ambalangoda Masters taking first lease, their main players, Saman Mohan, Sriyan Hewawasam, Indika Peiris, R.M.Jayantha, and Lal Ranasinghe, putting up some fine display of batting, took them to a challenging total.
Lanka Cavaliers chasing this total, Left hand opening batsman, Johann Pieris who has not lost touch of his batting skills, stroked a magnificent 59 runs with 8 fours and a six, with Sujith Perera 38 runs and Wasanthalal Fernando 32 proved their talents at this age,also Suranjith Dharmasena , a talented player of repute with an entertaining knock of an unbeaten 39 runs, got pass the total with a grand six .Susan Bandara with an excellent fielding performance, saving more than 20 runs and Nalliah Devarajan , the famous match referee also playing in this game along with Wasanthalal Fernando, who is well known in the field of Cricket, their performance even today, will be a guidance to the younger generation.
Ambalangoda Masters – 215/9 in 30 overs
Saman Mohan 40, Sriyan Hewawasam 58, Indika Peiris 27, R.M.Jayantha 18, Lal Ranasinghe not out 18 , Manoj Perera 3/35, Asoka de Silva 2/45, Krishan Dharmasena 3/41
Lanka Cavaliers – 219/6 in 29.5 overs
Johann Pieris 59, Sujith Perera 38, Wasanthalal Fernando 32, Sudharshana Guruge 18, Suranjith Dharmasena not out 39,Ruwan Pushpakumara 2/29