Half tons by Sanka Poorna who missed out on a ton by one run and Sachindu Colombage helped Maris Stella record a first inning win in a high scoring Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter against Holy Cross College Kalutara concluded at Surrey Village ground in Maggona yesterday.
Gurukula MV Kelaniya took the upper hand against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa at the end of the first day’s play in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket match played at Sir Albert Peiris Stadium in Wennappuwa today.
Kingswood College cruised to a comfortable 21 points to 05 win over Isipathana College in the final of the Milo Under 18 inter-schools rugby tournament played at Longdon Place yesterday to emerge the Cup champions.
Isipathana College’s Pathum Nissanka slammed the first double ton of the Under 19 inter-school cricket season when he made an unbeaten 205 in 188 balls which comprised 29 boundaries and two sixes helping his side to record an innings and one run against President’s College Rajagiriya in the match concluded at the Colts ground yesterday.
Triple schools-rugby title-winning Isipathana College may finally have a ground of their own, if an initiative led by Minister of Telecom and Digital Infrastructure Development Harin Fernando proves successful.
A fine all-round performance of five for 32 and a 107 by Skipper Isuru Pinto supported by an unbeaten 113 from Shashika Umayanga and half tons by Pasindu Jayath and Kavishka Senith helped St. Joseph’s Enderamulla to clinch the Under-15 Division Two title.
The final of the Under-15 Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and sponsored by Prima Group for the 10th successive year is scheduled to be played on September 29 and 30 at the SSC Grounds.
The semifinal stage of ThePapare U-19 All Island A Division Boys tournament will commence today (15th July) while the Boys’ and Girls’ 3rd place and finals will be held during the weekend at the Henry Pedris Basketball Court.
St. Peter’s College won the Singer U19 schools T20 champions when they recorded an easy 38-run win over St. Aloysius Galle in the final played at Galle International Cricket Stadium yesterday.
Isipathana began their Singer U20 inter-school rugby season with a massive win over Dharmaraja whom they crushed by 61 points to 15 in the match played at Longdon Place.
St. Anthony’s College Katugastota skipper Kanishka Uggalpaya played the innings of his life by scoring a cracking 108 which avoided a Trinity College win in their 99th Battle of the Blues encounter which concluded as an exciting draw at the Pallekele International Cricket stadium on Wednesday.
The Singer Schools Rugby League 2016 will commence on the March 18 when Trinity College, Kandy host Wesley College, Colombo at Kandy. It will be followed by the St. Thomas’ College and St. Joseph’s College encounter at CR & FC Grounds and the tie between defending champions Royal College and D. S. Senanayake College at the Royal College Complex.
A resolute Royal team which was battered on day one, came back strongly on the third to score a seemingly impossible four wicket win over S. Thomas’ in their 137th Big Match at the SSC grounds.
The 110th Battle of the North big match between St. John’s College Jaffna and Jaffna Central College was poised for an interesting finish when play ended on the second at Jaffna Central ground in Jaffna yesterday.
St Sebastian’s College grabbed the honours on day one of the 66th Battle of the Gold’s big match against Prince of Wales College, at De Zoysa Stadium Moratuwa on Friday.
If the first day belonged to the Thomian trio of Rashmika Opatha, Yohan Mendis and skipper Sachitha Jayatileke, the second day saw Royal College duo Pasindu Sooriyabandara and Malith Kariyawasam grab the honours as they rescued the Royalists and took the side to safety against traditional rivals S. Thomas’ at the SSC ground on Friday.
The 110th Battle of the North was evenly poised at the end of the first day as St. John’s College reached stumps at 61 for 4 after Jaffna Central College were restricted to 161, at the Jaffna Central ground in Jaffna.
S. Thomas’ College opener Rashmika Opatha scored a century, while Yohan Mendis and skipper Sachitha Jayatileke supported with half-tons, as Royal College were left chasing the ball — and the game — for much of the first day of the 137th Battle of the Blues big match played at the SSC ground.
Trinity College, Kandy and St. Anthony’s College, Katugastota will battle it out at the 99th encounter with the ‘Lions’ holding a clear edge and go all out for a win this time when both sides play on March 11 and 12 at the Asgiriya International Stadium.
Two of the country’s most prestigious schools–Royal College and S. Thomas’ College– will battle it out in the 137th Battle of Blues beginning from March 10 at the SSC grounds.