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‘Battle of the Greens’ Limited Overs Big Match

Royal College, Panadura, scored back to back victories over arch-rivals St. John’s College, Panadura, as they followed up the victory in the two-day Big Match with an easy 79 run victory in the Limited Overs encounter played at the Panadura Esplanade, on Sunday.

Royal defended a total of 167 runs as Thenuka Dananjaya (4/20) and Kavindu Ashan (3/22) shared seven wickets between them to send St. John’s crashing for just 89 runs.

Batting first, Royal made 167 runs in 48 overs with Madawa Nimesh top scoring with 36.

He was adjudged the Man of the Match.

Brief Scores:

Royal 167 all out in 48 overs (Madawa Nimesh 36, Akila Lakshan 28, Dulip Gayan 32, Asanka Alwis 33; Tharindu Vidushan 2/28, Harsha Chandrashan 3/20, Akila Shaminda 3/27)

St. John’s 89 all out in 32.3 overs (Chamila Chanaka 22, Pasindu Madushan 38; Asitha Fernando 2/15, Kavindu Ashan 3/22, Thenuka Dananajaya 4/20) (RF)

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