Marvan, Chamara hit tons
By Marlon Fernandopulle
A 199-run fifth wicket stand between Marvan Atapattu (107) and Chamara Silva (106) helped SSC to set the stage for an outright victory over Galle CC at Braybrooke Place yesterday.

Attapattu hit 10 boundaries and two sixes while Chamara Silva overshadowed his senior partner hitting 15 boundaries and a six as SSC declared at 329 for 7 wickets.SSC who were at one stage on 81 for 4 wickets recovered through the entertaining partnership between Atapattu and Silva.Both batsman flayed the Galle bowlers who toiled all day on a placid wicket. Trailing by 190 runs Galle CC were 34 for no loss by the close

At Braybrooke Place: SSC vs Galle CC
Galle CC - 139 & 34 for no loss
SSC - 329/7 dec. (Andrew Perera 28 Marvan Atapattu 107 Chamara Silva 106 Tilan Samaraweera 34 n o Chanaka Komasaru 4/94)

Sanath sparkles
Former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya cracked a sparkling 123 with 14 boundaries and a six as Bloomfield hit up 361 against Colts SC in a Premier League Division One game at Havelock Park yesterday.

Jayasuriya was well supported by Indika de Saram(48) and Kumar Dharmasena (74) as Bloomfield put up an imposing and challenging total.In reply Colts were 88 for 2 wickets at close.

At Havelock Park: Colts SC vs BloomfieldBloomfield - 361 all out(Sanath Jayasuriya 123 Indika de Saram 48 Kumar Dharmasena 74 Udara Varuna 23 Chaminda Vaas 2/74 P S Liyanage 2/32 M Pushpakumara 2/74 Niroshan Bandarathilake 2/66)
Colts SC - 88/2 at close (Sajith Fernando 44 n o)

Tamils set for the kill
Tamil Union were set to crush Police as they took a firm grip at the end of the second day's play at the P Sara Stadium yesterday. After hitting up 412 for 8 declared Tamil Union bundled out the Cops for 83. Following on the Cops were 48 for 1 wicket by the close.

Tamil Union - 412/8 decl.(Rally Tissera 143 Bradman Ediriweera 65 C Handunhettige 88 Ranga Dias 40 P K Serasinghe 4/129)
Police SC - 83(N Soysa 44 S Kelum 4/26, M Muralitharan 4/5, Malinga Bandara 2/5)

Marians on top
Chilaw Marians Praneenth Jayasundera (5/23) and Ranil Dhammika (3/15) teamed up to bowl out Air Force for 119 at Katunayake yesterday. Air Force in reply to Chilaw Marians first innings total of 247 were in total disarray against the visitors. Enjoying a 128 run lead Chilaw Marians finished the day on 223 by close.

Chilaw Marians -247 & 223/4 (Gayan Wijeyakoon 57 Charith Sylvester 56 Hasantha Fernando 46 n o Praneeth Jayasundera 26 n o Pubudu Wickrema 2/75)
Air Force - 118 all out (Charith Rangajeewa 43; Praneeth Jayasundera 5/23, Ranil Dhammika 3/15)

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