S M Jiffry Abdeen- Kandy Sports Correspondent
Vidyartha College, Kandy coasted to their fourth outright win for the season when they defeated Wayamba Royal College, Kurunegala by seven wickets in a thriller with three balls to spare in their schools under 19 cricket tournament match played at the open Prison Camp grounds, Pallekelle. Vidyartha College were set a victory target of 25 to win in four overs and they won Midway in the final over.
For Vidyartha College off spinner Tilina Rupasena bowled well to capture a match bag of 8 for 154. Vidyartha College under their new coach Susantha Basnayake have done with 4 outright wins compared to their solitary win last season.
Vidyartha College 344 and 26 for 3 (T Dissanayake 12 not out, Tilina Sampath 2 for 12)
Wayamba Royal College 189 (Chalana Ratnayake 44, Nayomal Panditha 32, Yashodha Kavinda 27, Isuru Weerasinghe 3 for 50, Keshan Gamage 3 for 5, Tilina Rupasena 2 for 67, Chanaka Ratnayake 2 for 26) and 178 (Yasodh Kavinda 21, Chalana Ratnayake 27, Ravindu Tennakoon 57, Tilina Rupasena 6 for 87, Keshan Gamage 3 for 30).