‘Big matches’ commence in Kandy | Sunday Observer

‘Big matches’ commence in Kandy

18 April, 2021

Big match cricket fever has hit Kandy and all the leading schools here are gearing up for the occasion.

The first big match will be the Battle of the Gold’s” between Wariyapola Sri Sumangala (St. Paul’s) College and Sri Rahula College for the 22nd time on April 24 and 25.

The two schools hope to play the match at St. Anthony’s College ground at Katugastota.

The 62nd Battle of the Babes between St. Sylvester’s College and Vidyartha College will take place this time on May 7 and 8 at Pallekelle while the Trinity College versus St. Anthony’s College match will be played in the month of May at Katugastota with the dates to be finalized.

The Dharmaraja College versus Kingswood College match for the 114th time has been fixed for May 14 and 15 at Pallekele.

This is the second oldest big match in the country.

The other big matches are between Madeena Central College and Al Azhar College, Teldeniya National School against D.S. Senanayake College and Nugawela Central College versus Walala A. Ratnayake Central College