Rain mars MCA Division league matches

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 00:04 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Rain once again put the spanner in the wheel, spoiling last week-end’s matches in the “Elephant –Lemonade” Cup, MCA Division “D” 50 –overs League Tournament 2012.

Out of the four matches billed for the week-end, one game was abandoned without a ball being bowled while two were curtailed with the “Parabola” system being used to arrive at a result.

In the only match that went the distance, Textured Jersey beat Hayleys by 04 wickets at MCA.

Week-end’s Match Results (four matches)

At MCA: Textured Jersey beat Hayleys by four wickets.

Hayleys (won the toss) – 136 (32.5) (R. Cooray 49, G. Devinda 4/20, N. Amarakoon 2/20)

Tex. Jersey – 137/6 (24.2) (T. Dinesh 20,  K. Jayasekera 48,  R. Peiris 26 not out,  D. Ratnayake 3/18, M. Deepal 2/19)

At Thurstan: SL Telecom “A” Vs. Softlogic was abandoned without a ball being bowled, due to water logged grounds.

At MCA: PABC beat SL Telecom “A” by 06 runs on the “Parabola” system

PABC (sent into bat) -114 (44.3) (S. Amaradasa 40, T. De Silva 20, C. de Silva 4/25)

SLT “A” 91/8 (35.0) rain halted play. (R. Niroshan 25, P. Fernando 3/40, S. Amaradasa 2/10)

At Thurstan: John Keells “B” beat Airport and Aviation Services by three wkts on the “Parabola” system.

A&A: (sent into bat) :  162 (46.2) (N. E. Kodagaoda  37,  J. Dissanayake 42,  M. Weerasinghe 3/30,  A.G. Jaakey 3/40,  P.K. Abeygunasekera 35,  A. Johar 30 not out, B.C. Karunaratne 2/30, M.E. Kodagoda 2/17)

JK “B” – 150/7 (35.0) rain halted play. (P.K. Abeygunasekera 35, A. Johar 30 not out,   B.C. Karunaratne 2/30, M.E. Kodagoda 2/17)

The “league” stage after 16 matches is now over. The tournament will be continued this week-end, 3 and 4 December with the Quarter-finals.