Lanka Cavaliers in 44 run win against Morten CC from Australia | Daily News

Lanka Cavaliers in 44 run win against Morten CC from Australia

Lanka Cavaliers team with President Wasanthalal Fernando and Vice President Riaz Farouk
Lanka Cavaliers team with President Wasanthalal Fernando and Vice President Riaz Farouk

Lanka Cavaliers registered a comfortable 44 run win against the touring Morten CC from Australia, in a 35 overs Masters Cricket encounter, played at the SSC ground , Maitland Crescent, Colombo- 07 recently.

Lanka Cavaliers Skipper Nalliah Devarajan having a side with well known past Cricketers of repute and winning the toss elected to bat first, scored 255 runs for the loss of 9 wickets with a fine half century by Sriyan Hewawasam and Sampath Wickramarachchi, Renuka Nonis, Wendall Labrooy, Punyakantha Abeysekera, Ravi Subasinghe, Mahesh Wijenaike and Chaminda Rajapakse contributing with double figures made up this total.

In the run chase, Morten CC batters, V. Shumiler, J. Shumiler, D.Taylor, S. Hiotti, S. Anthonisz, R. Fardovlys, N. Challen and D. Roper with useful knocks steadied the innings with the score board ticking, but fell short by 44 runs with Manoj Perera bowling a tidy line and length capturing 3 vital wickets and the support coming from Ravi Subasinghe, Niranjan Dabare and Krishan Dharmasena capturing 2 wickets each , the touring team were bowled out for 211 runs.

Lanka Cavaliers - 255/ 9 in 35 overs Sriyan Hewawasam 51, Renka Nonis 34, Wendall Labrooy 35, Punyakantha Abeysekera 28, Ravi Subasinghe 26, Mahesh Wijenaike 14, Chaminda Rajapakse 10, Sampath Wickramarachchi 10

 

Morten CC - 211 all out V. Shumiler 34, J. Shumiler 34, D. Taylor 26, S. Hiotti 24, S. Anthonisz 16, R. Fardovlys 13, N. Challen 13, D. Roper 19, Manoj Mendis 3/55, Ravi Subasinghe 2/42, Niranjan Dabare 2/39, Krishan Dharmasena 2/34

 

 


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