Lumbini’s Kaushalya smashes double century in 173 balls

Under 19 Cricket

by Reemus Fernando

Shahan Kaushalya excelled with a five wicket haul and a double century as Lumbini took complete control of the Under 19 match against President’s College, Rajagiriya at Colts ground on Monday.

Kalushalya’s five wicket haul was key to dismissing President’s for 84 runs.

In their reply, Lumbini reached 377 for six wickets at stumps with Kaushalya top scoring with 206 runs.

Kaushalya hammered 31 fours and three sixes in his knock which came in 173 balls.

His was not the only century of the day as Sri Lanka Under 19 captain Sineth Jayawardena scored a century against St. Thomas’, Matara for them to post 251 runs in their Division I Tier ‘A’ match at Reid Avenue.

At Darley Road an unbeaten half century by Kaveesha Piyumal helped St. Anthony’s College, Katugastota top 200 runs against St. Joseph’s. The home team were 132 for five wickets at stumps on day.

In a Division I Tier ‘B’ match between Ananda and St. Joseph Vaz’s a fifth wicket stand of 183 runs between Kithma Withanapathirana (130) and Kenul de Zoysa (100) was the highlight as Ananda went on to post 366 runs for eight wickets declared.

Match Scores and Results

Lumbini dominate at Colts Ground



84 all out in 37.4 overs (Daham Usindu 23; Shahan Kaushalya 5/20)


377 for 6 in 62 overs (Bimsara Weerasinghe 57, Shahan Kaushalya 206, Praveen Maneesha 31, Pasindu Maheesha 42; Sithum Oshanda 3/78)

Ananda amass 366 runs for eight wickets at Kadirana



366 for 8 decl. in 79 overs (Kithma Withanapathirana 130, Kenul de Zoysa 100, Ravishan Perera 35; Himal Ravihansa 3/91, Vishwa Rajapaksa 2/75)

St. Joseph Vaz’s

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Source:: The Island