Sir John Tarbat Senior Athletic Meet:
Rathnayake Central take major honours
Walala A. Rathnayake Central College emerged
senior boys and girls champions by scoring 148 and 202 points
respectively in the Sri John Tarbat Senior Schools Athletic meet
which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday. Maris Stella
College Negambo who collected 144 points grabbed the boys outstation
championship while Sumana Balika Maha Vidyalaya with 164 points won
the outstation girls championship.
Sri Lanka in smashing win
Sri Lanka opened their tour of England with an
exciting four wicket outright victory over Middlesex in the first
three day match which concluded at Uxbridge yesterday. The Lankan
bowlers dismissed the home side for 161 runs in the second innings
with the pace spin combination of Chanaka Welagedera (3 for 39) and
Ajantha Mendis (3 for 28) doing most of the damage.
Prabadhi clinch U-10 title at SSC Open
Prabadhi Perera won the under-10 girls singles
championship by defeating Nimmi Bernadette 9/6 in the final match at
the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Open Tennis Championships continued
at Maitland Place.