Rahula College played against Dharmapala College in the 12th Battle of the Golden Lions, which ended in a draw today at Uyanwatta Grounds, Matara.
In reply, the Dharmapala batters were able to post only 141 runs for their 1st innings courtesy of Sadev Gamage, who claimed a 5-wicket haul for Rahula College.
With a slight advantage on 1st innings, Rahula decided to declare their 2nd innings on 121/5, with Thathsara Dilshan scoring a fifty.
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Chasing 278 to win without enough remaining overs, Dharmapala lost 3 wickets 14 runs in the 4 overs they batted. In the meantime, the match ended in a draw.
Rahula College, Matara 156 (71.4) Sasinu Battage 46, Risinu Geenuka 37, Rukshan Devinda 6/39, Chithun Beddage 2/31 & 121/5d (30) Thathsara Dilshan 61, Risinu Geenuka 28, Rukshan Devinda 2/35
Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya 141 (54.2) Pasindu Chamikara 39, Praveen Kumaraperuma 38, Sadev Gamage 5/39, Risinu Geenuka 3/35 & 14/3 (4) Dihindu Herath 8, Nadil Sandesh 3/7
Result: Match Drawn ( Rahula College won 1st innings)