Moratuwa varsity side wilt under Jonathan~~s onslaught

Published: Thursday, May 26, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Bangalore:Karnataka's Under 19 player Jonathan Rongsen's swashbuckling century helped Karnataka Institute of Cricket XI beat Moratuwa University XI (Sri Lanka) by 27 runs in the senior section of the All India Tata Coffee tournament held at the Central College grounds in Bangalore.

Jonathan blasted 107 with the help of 7 fours and three huge sixes against the Sri Lankan University XI. Jonathan's hundred was valuable as only Chethan William got into double figures against a good bowling attack. KIOC XI ended at 194 for seven in the allotted 30 overs.

When Moratuwa University batted, medium pacers Chethan William, Vijay and left-arm spinner Vinoo Prasad took up the challenge and dismissed the opponents for 167 leaving KIOC XI winners by 27 runs.

Brief Scores:


KIOC XI 194 for 7 in 30 overs (Jonathan 107, Chethan Williams 23, Nadeera 3 for 27, Chintaka 2 for 34, Samara Tunga 2 for 26) beat Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka 167 all out in 28.3 overs (De Silva 23, Jayasundara 31, Samara Tunga 28, Chethan William 2 for 10, Vijay 3 for 23, Vinoo Prasad 3 for 26&Salman 2 for 18) by 27 runs.

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