Richmond dominated their match against Dharmaraja at Lake View, winning by ten wickets after off-spinner Sandun Mendis played the lead role.
Dharmaraja was indebted to Sachintha Senanayake who hit 51 to lift his team to 151 on the second morning. Senanayake and Tillkeratne got together to add a face saving 35 runs for the last wicket.
Pacie Thilanga Udeshana (5-37) and Sandun Mendis (4-53) combined effectively to keep their opponents down to a smallish total.
Following on, Dharmaraja did slightly better to total 177. Skipper Deshan Gunasinghe emerged from a rut to top score with a determined 62. He struck nine fours. Consistent scorer Nivantha Herath contributed 32.
The off spinier Sandun Mendis was more venomous this time as he grabbed 6-65.
Richmond 321 and 7-0 in 3.3 overs
Dharmaraja 151 in 42.3 overs
Sachintha Senanayake 51, Dulaj Wijekoon 17, Kavindu Tillkeratne 13, Thilanga Udeshana 5-37, Sandun Mendis 4-53. and 177 in 56.2 overs Deshan Gunasinghe 62, Nivantha Herath 32, Udantha Amarakon 16, Bhavantha Udangamuwe 13, Sandun Mendis 6-65.