Sri Sumangala and Sri Rahula draw big match with identical totals | Sunday Observer

Sri Sumangala and Sri Rahula draw big match with identical totals

Sri Sumangala College and Sri Rahula College were both all out for identical first innings totals of 175 in their 21st Battle of the Golds cricket encounter at the Pallekelle Stadium yesterday.

The match ended in a draw as both teams agreed to call off the game one hour before the close. On the first day Sri Sumangala who were invited to take first lease of the wicket were all out for 175 runs in 64.overs.

In reply the Sri Rahula boys were in a good footing with 105 for the loss of two wickets in 33 over’s at close of play. Continuing form the overnight score, they were all out soon after lunch for 175 runs in 69.2 over’s.

Sri Sumangala in their second innings were 82 for 5 when the match came to a halt.

Sri Sumangala College 175 (Avishka Pushpakumra 55, Chamara Bandara 52, Shemel Nerdaya 22, Dilshan Armbagedera 5 for 5) and 82 for 5 (Avishka Pushpakumara 28, Chamara Bandara 25 n.o, Dilshan Armagedera 2 for 7)

Sri Rahula College 105 for 2 overnight 175 (Tharindu A Fonseka 48, Madushan Paranavitharana 24, Janith Matipa 50, Krishantha Dilshan 21, S Lahiru 4 for 55, Isuru Kulatunga 3 for 26, Thenuka Ekanayake 2 for 22)

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