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Royal-Thomian big match rescheduled

4 March 2018 02:28 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


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)

  Comments - 3

  • Dhammika Sunday, 04 March 2018 06:12 PM

    I thouught awaiting for RW and his pals Arjuna M and A to join ?

    Bombastic Sunday, 04 March 2018 07:27 PM

    "Functioning as usual" aka another free day to go trucking!

    Docuk Sunday, 04 March 2018 09:31 PM

    Why wasn’t the state funeral provided to the Bellanwilla priest? This is purely politics and another way to attack Ranil and Royal.

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