Angelo takes Peterites to seventh heaven

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It was double celebrations for St Peter’s after the conclusion of their Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter against Maris Stella at Bambalapitiya yesterday which ended in an innings and 109 runs for the home team.

The first was the unbeaten knock of 155 by skipper Angelo Perera in just 103 balls that included 17 boundaries and four sixes which also saw him reach the 1000 run mark for the season.

The second celebration being the win for the Petes was their seventh for the season. Perera’s 1000 runs came from 15 innings inclusive of a not out with a double ton, two tons and four half tons with a best knock of 239 against Nalanda.

Scores; Maris Stella 166 (Angelo Jayasinghe 48, Shanuka de Silva 43: Chathura Peiris 5 for 30, Nilochana Perera 3 for 34) and 93 (Ashen Silva 28 n.o.: Chathura Peiris 4 for 26, Vinod Perera 2 for 18, Angelo Perera 2 for 18).

St Peter’s (143/3 o’night) 368 for 8 declared (Andri Berenger 58, Shivanga Ranasuriya 32, Isuru Peiris 32, Denham Perera 21, Angelo Perera 155 n.o.: Vimukthi Dassanayake 3 for 93, Dushmantha Chameera 2 for 100).

More on Sri Lanka School's Under 19 Cricket here..

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