Even exchanges at Amblangoda
Exchanges were even on the opening day’s play of the 41st Battle of the Blues big match encounter between Dharmasoka and Devananda Ambalangoda played at Ambalangoda. Dharmasoka taking first lease of the wicket were bowled out for 117 but fought back to restrict Devananda to 99 for 8 when bad light stopped play. The match will be continued at 9.30 a.m. today.
Dharmasoka 117 (Umesh Udayanga 25, Levan Moshin 22, Muditha Kaushalya 21, Lahiru Ashen 19. Pathum Madusanka 3 for 12, Ruminda Sharmane 2 for 23)
Devananda 99 for 8 (Ramesh Lakshitha 36, Dinesh Vidanage 15.; Tharuka Gimhana 3 for 16, Levan Moshin 2 for 26)