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Dominant Royal take major honours over Wesley

18 April, 2021
Ahan Wickremasinghe of Royal College looks behind to see his stumps shattered in their match against Wesley College at Reid Avenue yesterday (Pic. by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe)
Ahan Wickremasinghe of Royal College looks behind to see his stumps shattered in their match against Wesley College at Reid Avenue yesterday (Pic. by Chinthaka Kumarasinghe)

Royal College dominated their annual inter-school Under-19 traditional cricket encounter against Wesley College which ended in a draw at Reid Avenue yesterday.

After setting their opponents a target of 227 runs, Royal's bowlers put up a fine display to have Wesley struggling at 114 for seven in their second innings.

Chief scores

Royal: 188 and 138/7 dec (Sadisha Rajapakse 33, Ahan Wickramasinghe 26, Dasis Manchanayaka 24, Denuwana Mendis 2/35, Thenuka Perera 2/38)

Wesley: 99 (Anudith Wickramasinghe 25, Denuwana Mendis 21, Kavindu Pathirathna 3/21, Prashan Kalhara 2/21, Gishan Balasooriya 2/26) and 114/7 (Thenuka Perera 48, Semila Liyanage 22 n.o, Gishan Balasooriya 3/56) (YK)

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