Fri, 31 Mar 2023 Today's Paper

Royal College triumph by 181 runs

18 March 2023 03:13 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Royal College emerged victorious over S. Thomas’ College by 181 runs to win the 144th Battle of the Blues and take home the Rt. Hon D.S. Senanayake Shield.

Sineth Jayawardena claimed the final two wickets which sealed the deal, just minutes into the final session. The 10th wicket fittingly came through a sharp catch by Royalist skipper Dasis Manchanayake, who set up the game with a century in the first innings, followed by a fifty in the second.

It was a team effort by the Royal College bowlers on day three with all seven bowlers chipping in with at least one wicket each.

Royal College: 326 for 8 decl. and 168 for 4 decl.

S. Thomas’ College: 153 and 161 in 58.5 overs (S Hettiarachchi 46 not out, Charuka Peiris 22, Sineth Jayawardena 2/14, Ramiru Perera 2/25, Methwin Dharmarathen 2/25)

  Comments - 2

  • SCRanjithA Saturday, 18 March 2023 03:50 PM

    Congratulation young Royalist! It was an all-round performance of the Team. It seems it's a lucky year for the Royal College Colombo. Indecently the country is led by a President

    Ranjan Wijayarathna Saturday, 18 March 2023 05:32 PM

    Well done lads! Royal all the way!

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Import of South Indian eggs: Sri Lanka walks on Indian eggshells

With the increase in egg prices the government decided to import eggs to regu

Wokeism: Is it destructive, or are you afraid of change? A response

In order to critically discuss a movement, we must first understand its etymo

Defeat in Ananthapuram Battle denoted the LTTE’s end

Many battles were fought during the long war between the Sri Lankan armed for

Wokeism: A Weapon of Mass Destruction?

When can one say they’ve had enough of being in a state of ‘wokeness’ a