Nalanda winners of 9th QLD Battle of the Maroons

Nalanda won 9th QLD Battle of the Maroons by 17 runs. With this win Nalanda has won 6 battles and Ananda has the honers 3 times.

Nalanda 215/8 in 35 overs.

Gihan Perera – 75 not out, Desh Kongalage – 71, Madhu Senanayake 11 not out , Subhash Hathurusinghe 3/29

Ananda all out for 198 runs in 34 overs.

Vidu Jagodaarachchi – 54, Buddhi Wijesekara – 41,  Sudath Jayaweera – 4/43, Madhu Senanayake – 2/41
Best Batsman – Desh Kongalage – 71 runs
Best Bowler – Sudath Jayaweera – 4/43
Man of the Match – Gihan R Perera – 75 not out & 2/41

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Weather god managed to stop Nalanda winning the 2nd Blues Vs Maroons tournament

Nalanda QLD team was on fire during the 2nd Blues Vs Maroons tournament held on 1st October 2017 in Judy Holt Sports Park.

1st match
Nalanda scored 230 in their 20 overs
Royal only managed 130 in their 20 overs

2nd Match
Dharmaraja scored 135 in their 20 overs
Ananda managed to score 120 in their 20 overs

Nalanda scored 202/6 in their 20 overs
Dharmaraja scored 80/6 in 10 overs before the rain stopped the play.

Nalanda winners of BOM QLD 2016

Nalanda team won the 6th BOM encounter in QLD. Ananda won the toss and invited Nalanda to bat first and they scored 196/7 in 30 overs. Deepal top scored with 60 not out and Desh scored 39 valuable runs.

Ananda team gave a great fight and scored 178 and they got all out in 30th over. Damindu scored 65 not out and Uwan was the bowling star for Nalanda getting 3 wickets and Madhu supported well with 2 wickets.

This was the 4th time Nalanda won the QLD battle of the maroons shield and Ananda won the other 2. This is the first time a team was able to win two consecutive matches in highly competitive big match in Queensland.

Sulanga Radio broadcast the match live so that everyone around the world was able to stay updated with the scores, music etc…