The best ever tour in Porto
The combination of veterans & youngsters got engaged to sh
The first match started on a cool sunny day. The Porto Captain won the toss and elected to bat first. The GESLCC captain Dugal and vice captain open the innings. Unfortunately Arun g
Sanath 24, Saqlan 22 Zinkvs 35, Sasha 8, Raghu 26 not out, Junaid 18, Pramal 6, Binoy 10 not out, with 11 Extras.
Ravi 6-0-36-3, Neil 2-0-14-0,Sudath 7-0-31-1, Mitusan 7-0-32-2, Nalin 1-0-9-0,
Sunil 1-0-2-0, Wayne 1-0-1-0, Uvi 3-1-23-0,
The official dinner after the first day match was set up at the beautiful outdoor terrace of the match premises. At the party, Mr. Premal Former captain of the Oporto Team congratulated the winning team and informed that Mithusan has been selected as the Man of the match for his best batting performance.
The Oporto Management congratulated the GESLCC members for their
Unhappiness end and give away the match
2. The T20 Match of GICC against GESLCC ended up with great disappointment. Based on the feed back from the players, the Captain of GESLCC took wrong decisions on the ground for not having used able bowlers according to the opposition batting attack. Also while chasing the winning target of 186 runs, the GESLCC middle order batting got stuck at one point and then the batting collapsed
3. The No 2-CSPL 40 over against GICC was won by 8 wickets. GESLCC was chasing the target of 179. Zakeer , Uddika (injured), not out scored 59, 64 respectively, and the highest scorer of the innings to give confidence to the rest of the players. Mithusan, Dugal & Krishanta respectively scored 23, 22, 10 runs. The match was completed within 21 overs to gain an easy win. The captain Dugal, Vice captain Arun managed to get the team spirit in both fielding and batting, while all the players were happy enthusiastic overall.
4. The No 3-CSPL 40 over against Cern CC was won by 118 runs with entertainment – summer
GESLCC overall batting/bowling was excellent and the players were motivated
Andrew CCC captain won the toss and requested GESLCC to bat first. GESLCC captain Dugal took this offer and batted first with “home advantage”. Dugal & Krishantha opened and the first wicket fell at 47 runs on the 8th over. Dugal was bowled out for 27 runs. The 9th wicket fell at the 40th over, totaling 297 runs at the scoreboard.
Krishantha 41, Joseph 56, Uddika 19, Mithusan 15, Roshan 19, Ravi 0, Lalantha 29, Arun 36, Idriss 24,n/o Anthony 3 n/o .
The second wicket partnership was 136: Zakeer L.B.W. given out at 56 runs(5×6,4×4) and third wicet Krishantha 41 runs (Caught behind the wicket) (1×6, 4×4) .
Cern CC Captain Andrew scored