24 march 2018

WYCHERLEY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL CLINCHES THE “LALITH ATHULATHMUDALI CHALLENGE TROPHY” WINNING THE BIG MATCH 2018.

The 23rd Annual battle between CIS and Wycherley International School was held at the Mercantile Cricket Association Grounds on 24th March 2018. Wycherley emerged Champions at this event, winning the “Lalith Athulathmudali Challenge Trophy”

Having won the toss, Wycherley elected to bat first. They put up a score of 217 runs in their allotted 50 Overs. Top scorers for Wycherley were Nushrif Nisthar with 66 runs, Umar Salam with 46 runs and Shennon Ruhunuhewa with 18 runs,

CIS in their run chase were curtailed to 162 runs with Ashen Gonagala scoring 44 runs and Nathan Nimalasiri and Ammar Saddiqui scoring 21 runs each.

The Best Batsman Award was carried away by Umar Salam (WIS), the Best Bowler was Aaron Fernando (WIS), The Best Fielder was Akmal Hassan (CIS) and the Man of the Match was Nushrif Nisthar (WIS).

Wycherley International School scored 217 runs with Nushrif Nisthar – 66 runs, Umar Salam – 46 runs, Shennon Ruhunuhewa – 18 runs, Aaron Fernando 23/4 Wickets and Breford Fernando 26/3

Colombo International School scored 161 with Ashen Gonagala – 44 runs, Nathan Nimalasiri – 21 runs, Ammar Saddiqui – 21 runs, Mahesh Randima 33/3 wickets, Akmal Hassan 40/2 wickets.