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Dilshan excels for Tamil Union; Kusal, Madawa score twin tons

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Sri Lankan opener, Tillakaratne Dilshan had a great day on the field as the all-rounder captured three wickets for 28 runs against Sri Lanka Navy SC and followed it up with an astonishing 106 off just 66 balls (15 fours. 1 six) which gave his team Tamil Union a healthy lead of 262 runs against Navy SC at Welisara yesterday.

Sri Lanka’s wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera hammered the BRC bowlers all over the park to score a brilliant 203 off just 192 balls (14 fours, 10 sixes) helping his team Colts CC to post a massive 540-4 in reply for BRC’s first innings total of 285.Bloomfield batsman, Madawa Warnapura made double century (200 runs in 358 balls) against Sri Lanka Army SC including 20 fours to set up a huge first innings total of 443-8 decl. In reply Army SC was 93 for 3 at close.

Second Day scores:
At Kalutara: Badureliya SC 271 (95.3) and 33-0 (10) at close
Kurunegala YCC 206 (70) (R Kellepotha 61n.o, D Mitipolarachchi 40, Alankara Silva 4/56, R Illeperuma 3/76)
At Reid Avenue: Bloomfield 443-8 (132.3) (M Warnapura 200 n.o, D Munaweera 90, A Mendis 3/96)
Army SC 93-3 (39) (R Kavinga 27, C Randunu 2/16) at close
At Maitland Crescent: CCC 267
NCC 355-9 (103) (J Mubarak 66, F Maharoof 64, T Kaushal 49 n.o, D Hettiarachchi 5/146) at close
At Havelock Park (Colts): BRC 285
Colts 540-4 (108) at close (KJ Perera 203, R Silva 123n.o, S Fernando 78)
At Galle: Chilaw Marians 290 and 217-2 (41) (A Jayasinghe 94, D Kavinda 92)
Galle 152 (K Gajasinghe 36, U Karunaratne 4/58) and 4-1 (2) at close
At Katunayake:
Lankan CC 301 and 50-2 (12) at close
Saracens SC 258 (88.1) (M Aslam 77, S Pussegolla 47, R Weerasinghe 45, S Perera 5/56, R Weerasinghe 4/70)
At Braybrooke Place: Moors SC 519 (106.5) at close (J Gunaratne 199 n.o, R Wickramarachchi 99, B Sandaruwan 5/113)
Air Force SC 121-3 (35) (G Namal 52, D Lokihettige 6/30) at close
At Maitland Place (NCC): SSC 548 (118.4) (M Gunathilleke 153, D Shanka 97, K Silva 67, T Kandamby 66, I Udana 2/114)
SLPA 159-6 (56) (Y de Silva 52, S Kalavitagoda 41, S Senanayake 3/30) at close
At Welisara: Tamil Union 428-8 decl (83.1) and 153-2 (20) (TM Dilshan 106 n.o) at close
Navy SC 319 (71.3) (B Hasaranga 109, D Thissakuttige 64, TM Dilshan 3/28)

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