Vijitha has the edge in third Golden Battle of Ruhuna
The third in the series known as the Golden Battle of Ruhuna between
Vijitha Central college Dikwella and Rajapaksa National School
Weeraketiya will be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International
Cricket Stadium in Sooriyawewa on the 23rd and 24th of March. The first
two encounters in the series ended in no decisions. And Vijitha have the
edge in this years encounter.
Although both schools field teams for the under 13, 15 and 17
division three tournament conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket
Association neither school play in the under 19 tournament even though
they have all the required facilities. Both Vijitha Centra and Rajapaksa
NS are the sports schools in the Matara and Hambanthota Districts.
Second year coloursman W A Subash Prasanga leads the Vijitha team
this year. He is a left hand batsman and was named the best batsman in
the innaugeral encounter for his score of 95. He keeps wickets too. All
round player Harsha Ramesh Lakmal is vice catain. He is a right hand bat
and bowls right arm leg spin and is a second year couloursman.
Allrounder W Manura Bhanuka a second year coloursman leads the
Rajapaksa National School team for this years big match. He is a Right
hand batsman and bowls Right Arm leg spin.
He is assisted byRajinda Danesh as vice captain. Rajinda is a right
hand batsman and bowls right arm fast . He is a safe fielder in any