A very successful edition of a Battle of the Rocks concluded in this weekend. Let's have a look at the scorecards of both the Test and Limited Over encounters.
32nd Battle of the Rocks (Test Encounter)
St. Anne’s: 204 in 48.5 overs (Malshan Perera 73, Pubugu Ganegama 49, Randeera Ranasinghe 27, Umesh Massakkara 20, Damitha Silva 5/45, Sachintha Pieris 2/40) and 214/8 in 63.2 overs (Wanitha Wanninayake 52 n.o., Pubudu Ganegama 52, Pasindu Dayananda 43, Malshan Perera 13, Sanjaya Wanninayake 2/20, Damitha Silva 2/61)
Maliyadeva: 234/9 (153/5 o/n) in 50 overs (Prabash Keppetipola 65, Sachintha Pieris 56, Dinanjaya Premarathne 41, Damitha Silva 29, Keshan Wijerathna 20, Dilashan Kollure 16, Piyumal Sinhawansha 6/79, Pubudu Ganegama 2/35)
Result: Match drawn
Awards: Best fielder – Kavinda Kotuwegedara (St. Anne’s) Best bowler – Piyumal Sinhawansha (St. Anne’s) Best batsman – Malshan Perera (St. Anne’s) Man of the match – Damitha Silva (Maliyadeva)
20th Battle of the Rocks (Limited Over Encounter)
St. Anne's: 200/9 (41 ov)
Malshan Perera 51, Umesh Masakkara 49
Maliyadeva: 272/9 (50 ov)
Randeera Ranasinghe 5 for 46, Kasun Jayaweera 2 for 63
When St. Anne's boys were 9 down, bad light stopped play at Welagedara Stadium, giving the victory for Maliyadeva.
Result: Maliyadeva won
Congratulations Maliyadeva for winning the Battle of the Rocks Limited Over Encounter.
Thank you all who supported the team St. Anne's throughout all these days.