The 12th ‘Battle of Raigam Korale’ between Taxila Central and Piliyandala Central at Horana ended in a tame draw yesterday.
Taxila Central having batted the whole day for 237 for 6 continued on the second day to make 280 with half tons coming from Roshan Dilshan, Chamith Dhananjaya and Dilshan Dhanushka.
Piliyandala Central in their turn was guided by a 124 runs opening stand between Gayanga Madushan and Mahela de Silva. They ended the day by making 162 for 3.
Taxila Central (237/6 overnight) 280 (Roshan Duminda 75, Chamith Dhananjaya 64, Dilshan Dhanushka 56, Navidu Tharangana 34; Niroshan Dilhan 4/47, Lahiru Heshan 4/ 65)
Piliyandala Central 162 for 3 (Gayanga Madushan 85, Mahela de Silva 40, Niroshan Dilhan 18)