St. Anne's College won 21st Battle of the Rocks Limited Over Encounter, the most enthusiastic sports event of the city played at scenic Welagedara Stadium. Full credit goes to our bravo boys who worked tirelessly at it.
Maliyadeva College won the toss and they decided to put St. Anne's team to bat first. The boys could put up a great score of 267. Devans start well but our boys fought back at picked up some quick wickets to hinder the progress of Devans. Maliyadeva boys also showing their fighting spirit, tried to fight back at latter part of the match but couldn't over come the resistance of the Annites players which restrict Maliyadeva batsmen to 236 in their 44th over. Our team showed the skills in both bat and ball and also with fielding and team spirit. Maliyadeva subjected to five run outs which is quite interesting.
It was a match played in great spirit, the credit should goes to both St. Anne's and Maliyadeva teams for their fighting spirit, brotherhood and good sporting spirit. The match also strengthened the long holding friendship between the two Colleges.
There was a huge a crowd and the entire Battle of the Rocks edition was filled with colours and fun which are nothing new to the tournament.
33rd Battle of the Rocks – Two-day Encounter - Match Conclusion
Annites 282/10 (89.1 ov)
Randeeva Ranasinghe 70
Vimukthi Bandara 31
Devans 299/8 (94 ov)
Pubudu Ganegama 5 for 104
Neither team could play the second inning.
21st Battle of the Rocks - Limited Over Encounter has been shifted; from March 13 to March 14.
March 13 is declared as a National Mourning to pay the respect for late Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter of the Siam Sect, Most Venerable Galagama Sri Aththadassi Thero. Therefore, the 21st Battle of the Rocks Limited Over Encounter which was scheduled to be held on 13th of March has been shifted by a day i.e. the new day will be March 14.
This year's Battle of the Rocks Cricket Encounter between two greatly spirited teams, Annites and Devans are to be held on March.
33rd Two-day Test Encounter: 11th and 12th of March
21st Limited Over Encounter: 13th of March
Both events are taking place at scenic Welagedara Stadium.
Be there to support our boys and show your brotherhood and support for our team.
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From Left to Right (Row 1): Pubudu Ganegama, Tharinda Wijesinghe, Chanaka Ediriseerage (Coach), Wanitha Wanninayake, Rev. Bro. Ernest Tarcisius (Principal), Umesh Massakkara (Captain), Nihal Dissanayake (Teacher in Charge), Randeera Ranasinghe, Vimukthi Bandara.
From Left to Right (Row 2): Dinith Chandimal, Nilesh Hasantha, Ravindu Amarasinghe, Kavindu Ranasinghe, Sachithra Jayasekera, Bashitha Lakshan, Dhananjaya Bandara, Dilshan De Silva, Jude Nishantha, Avishka Ranabahu, Piyumal Singhawansa, Nipun Ashok, Duddhika Bandara, Dushan Silva
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