Big Match: DS dominate drawn game against Mahanama

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The 13th Battle of the Golds Big Match cricket encounter between D.S. Senanayake and Mahanama colleges ended in a tame draw at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Saturday (30), with the former dominating play on both days. 

The Dons were 90 for 1 in their second innings, when the game came to an abrupt end earlier than schedules time. 

They were leading by 48 runs after the first innings of both sides had come to an end after the second session on the final day. 

Put into bat first DSS declared their innings at 244-9.

Mahanama made slow progress and eventually decided to declare their innings after reaching 196-9.

D.S. Senanayake College 244 for 9 wickets declared (84.2) (Shanel Baskaran 66, Sandaru Wickramaratne 56, Manindra Jayathilake 38, Amitha Dabare 36, Lahiru Vithana 3/52, Sonal Gamage 2/56 ) and 90 for 1 wicket at close (19.3) (Amitha Dabare 50n.o., Abishek Liyanaarachchi 30) 

Mahanama College 196 for 9 wickets declared (82.3) (Pawantha Weerasinghe 46, Sonal Gamage 40, Pathum Boteju 25, Pasindu Adithya 3/45)

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