The two big matches in the central hills, St. Sylvester’s vs Vidyartha and the postponed Trinity – Antonian big matches ended in no decisions. Both matches were played at the Pallekelle Stadium on two different days.
Sylvester’s – Vidyartha
This match termed the “Battle of the Babes” was played on March 11 and 12 with the Sylvestrians taking the honours. Batting first St. Sylvester’s made 203 runs and bowled out their opponents for 161. In the second innings St. Sylvester’s were 189 for 3.
Trinity – St. Anthony’s
A good display with the bat by St. Anthony’s College captain Kanishka Ugalapaya helped the Antonians hold their opponents to a draw. He scored 107 runs and was declared the man of the match.
St. Anthony’s in their first innings were all out for 121. In the second innings they were 184 for 9. Trinity who were 147 for 4 at the end of the first day went on to score 251 for 7 in their first innings.