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S. Thomas’ make 272/3 on day one

Ryan Fernando struck 70 for the Thomians

S. Thomas’, after being sent into bat first, were 271/3 in 89 overs on the first day of their three-day ‘Battle of the Blues’ Big Match now being held for the 141st year at the SSC, Colombo.

The stand-out partnership of the Thomian first innings was their third wicket stand of 100 runs off 155 balls between Ryan Fernando and Shalin De Mel.

Scores:

S. Thomas’ College 272/6 in 89 overs at close on day one (Dilmin Rathnayake 23, Shalin De Mel 85, Ryan Fernando 70, Umayanga Suwaris 21, Gavin Botheju 42 n.o., Maneesha Rupasinghe 11 n.o.; Kavindu Pathirathne 1/60, Thevindu Senarathne 1/38, Kamil Mishara 1/50, Dasis Manchanayake 1/20, Lahiru Madusanka 1/21, Gishan Balasuriya 1/28)