Trinity-Antonian one-dayer ends without result | Sunday Observer

Trinity-Antonian one-dayer ends without result

30 April, 2023

Wet weather caused the annual Battle of the Blues one-day game between Trinity College and St. Anthony’s College played for the Sir Richard Aluvihare Trophy to be abandoned without a result at the Asgiriya Stadium yesterday.

Sent in to bat first St. Anthony’s led by Lahiru Amarasinghe scored 228 for 8 in their 50 overs as Janith Rathnasiri scored 66 with five hits to the ropes and two over it. Thisara Ekanayake chipped in with 51 with eight fours.

Trinity were able to come out to bat only at 4 pm and could occupy the crease for just 40 minutes when the game was called off with the score at 34 for one wicket off 5.5 overs.

St. Anthony’s: 228 for 8 in 50 overs (Mohamed Aaqil 22, Januka Ratnayake 14, Jantih Rathnasiri 66, Rhisara Ekanayake 51, Kavindu Shehan 27, Lahiru Abeyasinghe 17. Manula Kularatne 2 for 37, Vibhawith Ehelepola 2 for 47, Tharana Wimaladharma 2 for 42, Dinuka Tennakoon 2 for 26)

Trinity: 34 for 1 in 5.5. overs