Carey College Twins Shine with Bat and Ball in Prima U-13 Clash

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In a remarkable display of talent, twin brothers from Carey College, Thenula Ekanayake and Dinan Ekanayake, scored centuries against Galahitiyawa Central College in the first round of the Under 13 Division One Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament.

Thenula Ekanayake showcased his prowess with the bat, amassing 112 runs, while his brother Dinan Ekanayake contributed significantly with 103 runs. The twins also played a crucial role in the bowling department, with Thenula claiming an impressive 9 wickets in the match.

In a standout performance, Nithesh Jayasinghe, the right-arm medium paceman from Carey College, secured 7 wickets for just 4 runs against Holy Cross College Kalutara. Holy Cross College found themselves bowled out for a mere 9 runs, with Jayasinghe claiming a total of 10 wickets in the match.

Carey College went on to beat Galahitiyawa Central College by an innings and 68 runs, marking a dominant start to the tournament. Several other schools, including St. Sylvester’s College Kandy, Royal College Colombo, Maris Stella College Negombo, Devapathiraja College Ratgama, Homagama Central College, and Prince of Wales College Moratuwa, secured victories in their fixtures on the first innings.

Match Highlights:

  • At Dematagoda (Carey College Colombo won by innings and 68 runs):
    • Galahitiyawa Central College: 85 and 86
    • Carey College: 239/4 (Thenula Ekanayake 112, Dinan Ekanayake 103)
  • At Galagedara (St. Sylvester’s College Kandy won on the first inning):
    • Trinity College: 121
    • St. Sylvester’s College: 122/7
  • At Kalutara (Royal College Colombo won on the first inning):
    • Holy Cross College Kalutara: 9 and 76/9
    • Royal College: 154/4
  • At Giriulla (No result):
    • Royal Central College Polonnaruwa: 53/9
    • Sri Sumangala College Kandy: 29/5
  • At Wattala (No result):
    • Lyceum International School: 165/7
    • Dharmapala College Pannipitiya: 29/4
  • At Godigamuwa (Maris Stella College Negombo won on the first inning):
    • Thurstan College: 59 and 82/3
    • Maris Stella College Negombo: 84 and 21/0
  • At Divulapitiya (No result):
    • Nalanda Boys’ National College: 186
    • Asoka Vidyalaya: 96/6
  • At Ahungalla (Devapathiraja College Rathgama won on the first inning):
    • Devapathiraja College Rathgama: 157/8 and 46/3
    • Sri Devananda College Ambalangoda: 39
  • At Piliyandala (Homagama Central College won on the first inning):
    • Piliyandala Central College: 125 and 92
    • Homagama Central College: 128/6
  • At Moratuwa (Prince of Wales College Moratuwa won on the first inning):
    • St. Benedict’s College Kotahena: 130 and 32/2
    • Prince of Wales’ College Moratuwa: 153/4d
  • At Negombo (No result):
    • Harischandra National School Negombo: 143/9
    • St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya: 7/0
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