01st XI Traditional Match – Halangoda Atapattu Trophy game drawn


S.Thomas’ College vs Ananda College First XI Traditional match played at Mount Lavinia on the 21st & 22nd January 2023.

S.Thomas College won the toss and chose to field first

The game came to a premature close late afternoon as day 2 was played under overcast conditions. The game was poised interestingly after lunch but as the light faded the game ended in a tame draw. However, STC retain the trophy after last winning the encounter in 2020.

Charuka Peris had an all round outing for College with 5 wickets and 28 runs, whilst Thisen Ehaliyagoda complied a valuable 69 runs.

For the visitors Kithma Sithmal took 4 wickets and scored 27 runs. Vidun Wijebandara scored 61 & 22 in the two innings

01st Innings

Ananda College 193 in 65.1 Overs
Vidun Wijebandara 61, Iruth Gimshan 29, Kithma Sithmal 27
Charuka Peiris 5/55, Nathan Caldera 3/24, Abheeth Paranawidana 1/51

S.Thomas’ College overnight 118 for 3 and 226 in 71.2 Overs
Thisen Ehaliyagoda 69, Senadhi Bulankulame 33, Mahith Perera 24,Charuka Peiris 28, Akash Fernando 19
Kithma Sithmal 4/81, Ruvishan Perera 4/66

02nd Innings
Ananda College 102 for 6 in 46.3 Overs at the close
Vidun Wijebandara 22, Induwara Wijerathne 20,
Abheeth Paranawidana 2/8, Akash Fernando 2/31, Nathan Caldera 1/26

Match Drawn