The 58th Battle of Brothers Big Match between Isipathana College and Thurstan College for the Blackham Wijewardhane Memorial Trophy ended up with no result at the SSC Grounds yesterday (13).
The skipper of the Thurstan team decided to field after he won the toss. Isipathana captain Thevindu Dickwella contributed 106 runs for his team including 14 boundaries and five sixes while Kavindu Amantha piled up 87 runs in 84 balls, which had 13 boundaries and two sixes and they declared innings at 332 for 7 wickets in the first day of the match.
In reply Thurstan were bundled out for 108 in 30.1 overs while Thenuka Dewappriya was the highest run scorer (60). Randunu Ganganath and Kavindu Amantha wrecked three wickets each for 19 and 41 respectively. Thurstan team ended up their first innings behind 224 runs and the Isipathana skipper invited them to bat again.
The Thurstan team scored 199 runs for the second innings and the match was ended up with no results.
Best Batsman – Thenuka Devapriya (Thurstan) 60 and 57 not out
Best Bowler – Randunu Ganganath (Isipathana) 3 wickets for 19 and 2 wickets for 43
Best Fielder – Thinula Liyanage (Isipathana) 5 catches
Best All Rounder – Kavindu Amantha (Isipathana) 87 runs and 3 wickets
Best Striker – Thevindu Dickwella (Isipathana)
Man of the Match – Thevindu Dickwella (Isipathana)