Richmond register third outright win for season

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Text and Pictures by P.D. De Silva Richmond College registered their third outright win for the season defeating St. Servatius College Matara by an innings and twelve runs last week. St. Servatius batting first were restricted to 90 runs in their first innings.  Richmond were 117/2 when bad light put an end to the first days play declared their innings at 208/4. Right hand bat Kelum Nanayakkara scored 72 runs off 105 deliveries with eight boundaries while Wanidu Hasaranga was unbeaten on 31 at the time of declaration. St. Servatius following on could not surpass the 118 run deficit and were all out for 106 runs eight minutes after tea. Ramesh Nimanth topped the score card with 40 runs scored in 63 balls. Saveen Nanayakkara and Charith Asalanka captured four wickets each. Chief Scores: St Servatius 90 in 48.4 overs Mayantha Abeydeera 40, Ramesh Nimantha 13, Rajantha Chandula 11 Charith Asalanka 3/12, Varuna Deshapriya 2/02, Saveen Nanayakkara 2/24, Chamod Piumal 2/42 and 106 in 47 overs. Ramesh Nimantha 40, Kavindu Umesh 16, Charith Asalanka 4/17, Saveen Nanayakkara 4/42, Tisara Banuka 2/12, Richmond 208/4 (dec) in 42.4 overs. Kelum Nanayakkara 72, Hasitha Madushan 43, Wanidu Hasaranga 31 not out , Sithara Gimhana 29 Chanuka Dilshan 1/29, Ashen Deemantha 1/39, Ruchira Jayathunge 1/53, Thilan Kumara 1/57.