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St. Joseph’s College, Bandarawela and Bandarawela Central College will meet in their annual inter-schools cricket encounter, the Battle of the Golds Uva, on March 17 and 18 at the Municipal Council Ground in Bandarawela.

Battle of the Golds, the only annual inter-schools cricket encounter held in Uva Province, has a long history which goes back up to 1967. Apart from the sportsmanship, the friendly encounter is expected to strengthen relationships, unity and harmony between the two colleges. Therefore this cricket match is held in an exemplary manner to the present society.

St. Joseph’s College team is captained by R. D. Dumindu Damishka and B. S. Ayesha Lakmal will be his deputy. On the other hand, R.M. Heshan Kalpa Gihan Ratnayake will be the skipper of the Bandarawela Central College team and B.M. Charithra Dilshan Widuranga Basnayake will be his deputy.

St. Joseph’s College has recorded three victories and Bandarawela Central College has been able to preserve the victory twice so far.

Bandarawela Central College: R.M. Heshan KalpaGihan Rathnayake (Captain), B.M. Charithra Dilshan Widuranga Basnayake (Vice Captain), W.M. Uditha Bandara Weerakoon, R.M. Lakshan Chalinda, G.H. Vimukthi Yasasri Hewage, R.M. Hasaral Nayanajith Rathnayake, K.M. Janith Heshan Bandara, A.M.S.M.T. Dulmina Aththanayake, H.A. Chathura Mahel Sarathchandra, W.M. Anjula Shamalka Wijesundara, W.M. Dulara Jayaruwan Wijesundara, Ganidu Shankapoorna Wickramadara, W.M. Ruchira Ayodya Wijesundara, W.M. Methma Hirushan Bandara, S.M. Janeesha Hansakalnduwara Bandara, M.A. Ananda Wijenayake (Coach)
Bandarawela Central College: R.M. Heshan KalpaGihan Rathnayake (Captain), B.M. Charithra Dilshan Widuranga Basnayake (Vice Captain), W.M. Uditha Bandara Weerakoon, R.M. Lakshan Chalinda, G.H. Vimukthi Yasasri Hewage, R.M. Hasaral Nayanajith Rathnayake, K.M. Janith Heshan Bandara, A.M.S.M.T. Dulmina Aththanayake, H.A. Chathura Mahel Sarathchandra, W.M. Anjula Shamalka Wijesundara, W.M. Dulara Jayaruwan Wijesundara, Ganidu Shankapoorna Wickramadara, W.M. Ruchira Ayodya Wijesundara, W.M. Methma Hirushan Bandara, S.M. Janeesha Hansakalnduwara Bandara, M.A. Ananda Wijenayake (Coach)
St. Joseph’s College:  R. D. Dumindu Damishka (Captain), B. S. Ayesha Lakmal (Vice Captain), H. M. Pasan Hirudika, R. M. Chandana Ruwan, D.M.Ruchira Dilshan, W.M.Janaka Chandika, J. M. Malitha Madheewa, D. M. Leshan Diluksha, H.A.Kaushan Sasanka, A.M. HarinduUshan, T.M. Ishara Sandaruwan, R.M. MaIintha Lakshan, M. Manusha Eshan, W. A. D. Ashen Dilranga, T. AhdilIrfan, G.Nalanda (Coach)
St. Joseph’s College: R. D. Dumindu Damishka (Captain), B. S. Ayesha Lakmal (Vice Captain), H. M. Pasan Hirudika, R. M. Chandana Ruwan, D.M.Ruchira Dilshan, W.M.Janaka Chandika, J. M. Malitha Madheewa, D. M. Leshan Diluksha, H.A.Kaushan Sasanka, A.M. HarinduUshan,
T.M. Ishara Sandaruwan, R.M. MaIintha Lakshan, M. Manusha Eshan, W. A. D. Ashen Dilranga, T. AhdilIrfan, G.Nalanda (Coach)