Battle of the Rocks and Battle of the Golds end in draws

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The 35th Battle of the Rocks between Maliyadeva College Kurunegala and St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala, along with the 67th Battle of the Golds played between Sri Sumangala College, Panadura vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa, ended in draws today at Kurunegala and Moratuwa respectively.

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Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala vs St. Anne’s College, Kurunegala

The 35th Battle of the Rocks between Maliyadeva College and St. Anne’s College ended in a draw today at the Welagedara stadium in Kurunegala. St. Anne’s College managed to take major honors in the drawn game thanks to individual performances by Kavindu Ranasinghe (64), Lasith Warnakulasuriya (55) and Rishitha Perera (4/15).

Photos: Maliyadeva College vs St.Annes College | 36th Battle of The Rocks – Day 2

Brief scores

Maliyadeva College – 172 (53) Chaluka Attapattu 48, Vidath Batepola 32, Supun Sumanarathna 26, Rishitha Perera 4/15 Pasindu Tennakoon 3/53 & 109/3 (28) Kaveen Bandara 29*, Supun Sumanarathna 27, Brian Karunanayake 26*, Muditha Premadasa 24

St. Anne’s College – 278/9d (94.2) Kavindu Ranasinga 64, Lasith Warnakulusuriya 55, Pivithu Fernando 36, Creshantha Piyathilaka 35, Kavindu Ekanayake 31, Brian Karunanayake 2/30, Vidath Batepola 2/45 

Result – Match Drawn

Photos: Maliyadeva College vs St. Annes College | 36th Battle of The Rocks | Day 1

Sri Sumangala College, Panadura vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya, Moratuwa

67th Battle of the Golds between Moratu Maha Vidyalaya and Sri Sumangala College also ended in a draw today at the De Soysa Grounds in Moratuwa. Sri Sumangala College took major honors in the drawn encounter thanks to the batting efforts of Tharana De Silva (71) and bowling efforts of Anuka Jayasinghe (4/44).

Photos: 67th Battle of the Golds | Sri Sumangala College vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – Day 2

Brief scores

Sri Sumangala College – 192 (67.4) Tharana De Silva 71, Janidu Induwara 51, Sahanadith Fernando 20, Chamalka Fernando 2/10, Niraj Kavishka 2/11 & 124/7d (54) Imeth Gampola 31, Prabash Jayasekara 26, Janidu Induwara 26, Mihiranga Fernando 20, Rashan Kavishka 3/22, Eran Hansamal 2/42

Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – 131 (51.1) Madushan Dilukshana 50, Chamalka Fernando 32, Anuka Jayasinghe 4/44, Mihiranga Fernando 2/17, Janidu Inuwara 2/27 & 37/4 (13) Nishan Madushka 23, Tharana de Silva 2/16

Result – Match Drawn

Photos: 67th Battle of the Gold | Sri Sumangala College vs Moratu Maha Vidyalaya – Day 1

Sri Sumangala College, Kandy vs Sri Rahula College, Katugasthota

The 21st Battle of the Golds between Sri Sumangala College and Sri Rahula College ended in a draw today at Pallekelle. Avishka Pushpakumara (55), Chamara Bandara (52) and Janith Mahitipe (50) shone with the bat scoring half-tons while Dilshan Arabagedara starred with the ball picking up a 5-wicket haul.

Photos: 21st Hill country Battle of the Golds | Sri Sumangala College Kandy vs Sri Rahula College Katugasthota – Day 2

Brief scores

Sri Sumangala College – 175 (64.5) Aviska Pushpakumara 55, Chamara Bandara 52, Shemel Neradya 22, Dilshan Arabagedara 5/50 & 82/5 (37) Aviska Pushpakumara 28, Chamara Bandara 25*, Krishantha Dilshan 2/07

Sri Rahula College – 175 (69.2) Janith Mahitipe 50, Tharindu Fonseka 48, Creshantha Dilshan 21, Madushan Paranawithana 24, Isura Kulathunga 3/26, Sameera Lahiru 4/55, Thenuka Ekanayake 2/22 

Result – Match Drawn

Photos: 21st Hill country Battle of the Golds | Sri Sumangala College Kandy vs Sri Rahula College Katugasthota – Day 1

Richmond College, Galle vs Mahinda College, Galle

Mahinda College managed to win the Lovers’ Quarrel Limited Over Encounter against Richmond College today at Galle International Cricket Stadium. After winning the toss, the Richmond College skipper opted to bat first and posted 170 runs in the allotted 50 overs with Diluk Sandaruwan (45) and Dimuth Rathnayake (35) top scoring for the Richmondites.

Chasinge 172 runs to win, Mahinda College were in a spot of bother losing quick wickets at regular intervals but finally managed to go past the target in the 45th over with 3 wickets remaining. Navod Paranavithana (35) and Kawshika Kodithuwakku (35) top scored for Mahinda College.

Brief scores

Richmond College – 170/7 (50) Diluk Sandaruwan 45*, Dimuth Rathnayaka 35*, Kushan Madusha 2/32

Mahinda College – 171/7 (44.2) Navod Paranawithana 35, Kawshitha Kodithuwakku 35, Hansika Walihida 35, Nipun Malinga 21, Dilum Sudeera 3/19, Dimuth Sandaruwan 2/26

Result – Mahinda College won by 3 wickets