St. Peter’s College beat St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa to emerge champions of the first ever Invitational Double Wicket Cricket tournament played at the St. Benedict’s College Grounds in Kotahena on 24th and 25th April . The tournament was organised by Old Benedictine Sports Club together with St. Benedict’s College Cricket Wing in connection with the 150th Jubilee of St. Benedict’s College.
The Peterite batting pair of Chandula Jayamanne, their captain this year and Dineth Thimodya made 37 and then restricted the Sebastianite pair Avishka
and Mishen Fernando to 27. On their way to the final the Petes beat the Thomians and the Sebastianites beat the Mazanodians.
Peterite batsman Dineth Thimodya was adjudged the best batsman while Avishka Fernando of St. Sebastian’s was adjudged the best bowler.