All set for Thurstan-Isipathana annual showdown

58th Battle of the Brothers – Isipathana vs Thurstan

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All set for Thurstan-Isipathana annual showdown
 

The 58th edition of the “Battle of the Brothers” Cricket encounter, played between Thurstan College and Isipathana College, is set to be held on the 12th and 13th of June at Sinhalese Sports Club Grounds, Colombo.

The 58th Battle of the Brothers encounter was supposed to be played last year, but it was postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 outbreak.

Thurstan College has had the upper hand in the history of the encounter as they have secured 6 wins so far, while their opposition Isipathana College have tasted only 4 victories in the past. 47 encounters have been ended as draws in 57 completed encounters of this historical battle.

Watch Highlights – 57th Battle of the Brothers

This year, Thevindu Dickwella will lead Isipathana College, while his counterpart in the opposing camp will be Ranesh Silva, who will also don wicket-keeping duties for Thurstan College.

Isipathana College Squad

Thevindu Dickwella (C), Thinula Liyanage (Wk), Naveen Kanishka, Kavindu Amantha, Tharusha Nethsara, Yesith Kalupahana, Amaan Thaha, Ameesh Rahul, Nikil Sahasmika, Dinuka Anupamal, Themiya Gunarathne, Sithuka Gunawardhana, Randunu Ganganath, Sahan Viraj, Lesandu Kalpage, Dasith Senal

Thurstan College Squad

Ranesh Silva (C/WK), Bawantha Jayasinghe, Punthila Kumara, Sanuth Nandinu, Abhiahek Perera, Sujana Loneth, Sandun Perera, Pasindu Rathnayake, Shanikya Deshapriya, Ranga Rasanka, Vihas Thevmika, Tharindu Harshana, Azeem Mohamed, Thanuga Palihawadana, Nipun Premaratne, Thenuka Dewapriya, Upul Hettiarchchi

All the action from the 58th Battle of the Brothers will be brought to you live on ThePapare.com, Dialog TV Channel No 140 and Dialog Viu app from 9.15 am onwards on the 12th and 13th of June.

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