Isipathana College hold a slight advantage in their 53rd annual cricket encounter against Thurstan to be played at the SSC grounds on February 26 and 27.
Isipathana is led by Salinda Ushan Perera who represented the national under-19 team at the Youth World Cup in Bangladesh recently. He has the support from top batsman Sanjuala Abeywickrama who excelled with bat scoring 1250 runs so far this season.
Vishad Randika de Silva too played a vital role for his side as the wicket keeper. His excellent performance enabled him to represent Sri Lanka along with his skipper at the Youth World Cup.
On the other hand Thurstan College led by Chamara Nanayakara, who too was an under-19 national player, are expected to pose a big challenge to Isipathana.
This year’s match is hosted by Thurstan College with two leading cable manufacturers Associated Cables and Sierra Cables as their sponsors.