The traditional encounter between St. Sebastian’s College, Katuneriya and St. Anthony’s College, Kandy ended in a draw today (18th May) at St. Anthony’s College Grounds in Kandy.
After being put in to bat first, the visitors posted 161 runs for 8 wickets before declaring the innings in the 61st over. Kaveesha Piyumal was the star performer with the ball for Antonians as he grabbed 4 wickets for 40 runs.
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In reply, St. Anthony’s College managed to go past St. Sebastian’s first innings score putting on 176 runs with Lahiru Abeysinghe top-scoring with 66 runs.
Yashan Avishka and Sandeesh Fernando starred with the ball snaring 3 wickets each for St. Sebastian’s College.
St. Sebastians College, Katuneriya 161/8d (61) Kesara Madusha 30, Savindu Rodrigo 28, Yashan Avishka 26, Sandeesh Fernando 20*, Kaveesha Piyumal 4/40
St. Anthonys College, Kandy 176 (49.5) Lahiru Abeysinghe 66, Chandimal Herath 39, Divyesh Ramaiya 24, Yashan Avishka 3/28, Sandeesh Fernando 3/56
Result – Match Drawn