‘Golden Battle of Ruhuna’ ends in draw

By P. D. De Silva

The big match between Vijitha Central College Dikwella ans Rajapaksa Central College Weeraketiya ended in a draw. This year’’s encounter the second in the series was hosted by Vijitha Central and took place at their school grounds. This game between the two districts of Matara and Hambantota is called the “Golden Battle of Ruhuna.”

Vijitha CC 122 in 43.4 overs (Ramesh Lakmal 17, Amith Udayanga 10, Subash Prasanga 16, Tharindu Yasarathna 31, Chalanka Weerasinghe 12; Dilan Madusanka 5 for 23, Chamith Kodituwakku 4 for 44) and 264 for 5 dec (Mahela Nambuhewa 34, RAmesh Lakmal 36, Amith Udayanga 16, Chalanaka Weerasinghe 38)

Rajapaksa CC 111 in 54.2 overs (Dasun Aravinda 24, Niranja Madumadawa 18, Cghamith Kodituwakku 30; Ashan Nigamuni 5 for 28, Ishan Dilruksha 2 for 29, Chalanka Weerasingha 2 for 39) and126 for 5 (Dasun Aravinda 40, Chamith Kodituwakku 31; Chalanka Weerasinghe 3 for 44) The following awards were made at the end of the game: Best Bowler – Ashan Nigamuni (Vijitha Central), Best Batsman – Ishan Dilruksha (Vijitha Central), Best Fielder – M.N. Sandeep (Rajapaksa Central), Man of the Match – Ishan Dilruksha (Vijitha Central).Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Dullas Alahapperuma was the Chief Guest.

Top to the page  |  E-mail  |  views[1]
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
Other Sports Articles
‘Thoroughly beaten by the better side’; Andrew Strauss
Recognised batsmen during the business hour very important
Rajans gain 7 wickets win over Kingswood
‘Golden Battle of Ruhuna’ ends in draw
Spinner Malinda gives Chilaw Marians the edge
Have we seen the Ponting farewell?
It is like Mahadenamutta’s tale
Delayed start to Schools League Rugby season
Hisham Abdeen Rugby Football Academy completes two years
Air Force rugby players return from successful NZ tour
AGMs postponed
St. Sylvester’s has edge over Vidyartha in ‘Big Match’
IRB funds should not be squandered says Summa Navaratnam
Pin Fernando Golf Grand Prix from April 26
From Rags to Riches
Mendis to take over Sri Lanka ‘A’ team as manager
No stamps
Rambukwella’s 103 give Royal easy win over S. Thomas’
No changes at the top
The whole team contributed to the victory


Reproduction of articles permitted when used without any alterations to contents and a link to the source page.
© Copyright 1996 - 2011 | Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.Colombo. Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved | Site best viewed in IE ver 8.0 @ 1024 x 768 resolution