Nondescripts Cricket Club 175 for 3 (Angelo Perera 64*) kick Colts Cricket Club 174 (Siriwardana 59, Kaushal 4-33) by 7 wickets
Nondescripts Cricket Club’s rising stars launched their group into a final of a Premier Limited Over Tournament, as they raced to a seven-wicket win over Colts Cricket Club during a Premadasa Stadium. Offspinner Tharindu Kaushal scalped 4 for 33 – his best transport of a deteriorate – to assistance boot Colts for 174, before Angelo Perera struck an dominant 64 to take Nondescripts home in reduction than 30 overs. Colts had been a usually dominant side during a tournament’s round-robin phase.
Seamers Kosala Kulasekara and Lahiru Madushanka had struck early blows for Nondescripts after they had sent Colts in. Colts were 65 for 4 in a 14th over before Milinda Siriwardene led a tiny recovery, scoring 59 from 86 balls. But he was feeble upheld by a middle-order, with nothing of a batsmen handling some-more than 20 as Kaushal ran amok. No. 9 Ishan Jayaratne done 27 – a second-highest measure in a innings – before Colts were bowled out in a 48th over.
Nondescripts’ follow was earnest from a outset, as contest top-scorer Niroshan Dickwella and new Sri Lanka A captain Upul Tharanga put on 60 for a initial wicket. They mislaid 3 discerning wickets after that, though Perera walloped 5 sixes and 4 fours in his 50-ball knock, creation light work of a target.
The second semi-final between Sinhalese Sports Club and Ragama Cricket Club will be played during a Premadasa on Monday. The final is scheduled during a same venue on Dec 28.