141st Battle of the Blues – Miscellaneous Records

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The Royal – Thomian, needs no special introduction. The 141 year-old tradition goes back to 1879, when Mr. Ashley Walker, the Cricket master at Colombo Academy (Former Royal College), took the initiative of playing against S. Thomas’. In 1880 it became a students-only encounter, where it was played at Galle…

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The Royal – Thomian, needs no special introduction. The 141 year-old tradition goes back to 1879, when Mr. Ashley Walker, the Cricket master at Colombo Academy (Former Royal College), took the initiative of playing against S. Thomas’. In 1880 it became a students-only encounter, where it was played at Galle…