Royal-Thomian Big Match from Oct. 28-30 at SSC
The two teams and match officials will be following all COVID-19 protocol and health and safety guidelines of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that will regulate playing conditions, as well as be within a bio-secure environment as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Health
Royal led by former Sri Lanka Under-19 cap, Ahan Wickramasinghe, will take on the Shalin de Mel-led Thomian outfit for the coveted D. S. Senanayake Memorial Shield.
At present the Shield is at Mount Lavinia as Sithara Hapuhinna’s S. Thomas’ won the three-day Big Match in 2019, the last time the game produced a result.
The Battle of the Blues Big Match is the world’s second longest standing uninterrupted schools annual cricket encounter, having staged its first game in 1879 at the Galle Face Green.