Royal retain Michael Gunaratne Trophy, beat Thomians 52-0
Royal retrain the Michael Gunaratne Challenge
Trophy in a ‘Right Royal’ Fashion when they defeated their
traditional rivals S Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia by the biggest
ever margin of 52 points (six goals, two tries) to nil in their 53rd
annual rugby encounter played at Havelock Park, Colombo yesterday
after leading 24-nil at half time.
Kraigg Brathwaite makes ton for Windies
England were frustrated by Kraigg Brathwaite’s
composed century as West Indies had the better of the fourth day of
the second Test in Grenada. His 101 not out took the home side to
202-2, a lead of 37. Earlier, England moved their overnight 373-6 to
464 all out, with Joe Root ending unbeaten on 182.
‘Kalu’ feels Observer - Mobitel contest brings out the best
Former Test and ODI wicket-keeper Romesh
Kaluwitharana who was an important ‘cog’ in the 1996 Sri Lanka World
Cup winning team machinery along with Sanath Jayasuriya, believes
that the foundation laid by a talented schoolboy cricketer during
his playing days at school would be further enhanced and
consolidated by the encouragement given by a contest like the Sunday
Observer/Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year.