The 2018 Royal-Thomian cricket encounter has been rescheduled to 9, 10 & 11 of March as the State funeral of Late Ven. Kusaladhamma Thera is to be held at the Independence Square on Thursday (8).
Known as the Battle of the Blues the teams battle it out for the prestigious Rt. Hon. D. S. Senanayake Memorial Shield
The cricket encounter has a history spanning across 138 years and is the second longest uninterrupted cricket series played in the world.
The annual encounter was previously scheduled to be held on March 8, 9 and 10 at the SSC Grounds, Colombo.
In a statement the Royal College said the Cycle Parade & General Assembly would take place as usual on Wednesday. The school will be functioning as usual on Thursday. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)