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Kingswood - Dharmaraja drawn

The 112th Kandy’s Battle of the Maroons at Pallekelle Stadium ended in a draw. At the end of the first day Dharmaraja College who were 97 for 6 in reply to Kingswood College’s 166 were bowled out for 111 runs in 51 overs. In the second innings Kingswoodians declared at 184 for 5 in 40.4 overs and set a target of 240 runs for the Rajans to win and at close the Rajans were 158 for 8 wickets.

In the second innings, vice-captain Saumya Piyasena 60, skipper Ganindu Kamburugamuwa 57, Hashika Gamage 38 did well with the bat. Virajaith Ehelepola took 2 for 53.

Kingswood College 166 and 184 for 5 dec. (Hashika Gamage 38, Dhananajaya Maduranga 19, Ganindu Kamburugamuwa 57, Saumya Piyasena 60. Virajaith Ehelepola 2-53)

Dharmaraja College 97 for 6 overnight 111 (Rukmal Dissnayake 10, Uthpala Jayalath 3-22, Lakmal de Silva 3-40 and 122 for 8 (Sachintha Senanyake 52, Kasun Gunawardena 14, Isuru Dayananda 31, Cheethiya Ekanayake 21, Ganidu Kamburugamuwa 3-21 Lakmal de Silva 3-48)

 

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