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The traditional fixture between Mahinda College and Dharmaraja College commenced today at Dharmaraja College grounds in Kandy. After being put into bat first, the hosts posted 325 runs with Kasun Gunawardhane (82) and Isuru Dayananda (60) making significant contributions with the bat.
In reply, the visitors also got off to a great start to the innings as they finished day one on 70 runs for no wicket in 10 overs. Sri Lanka U19 cap, Navod Paranavithana remained unbeaten on 38 runs for the lads from Galle.
Dharmaraja College – 325 (82) Kasun Gunawardhane 82, Isuru Dayananda 60, Yakitha Samararathne 48, Chethiya Bandara 32, Dhanuka Marasinghe 22, Nipun Malinga 3/54, Navod Paranawithana 2/50, Vinura Dilsara 2/82
Mahinda College – 70/0 (10) Navod Paranavithana 38*, Danuj Iduwara 24*