Thomians Dominate the Mustangs Trophy Limited over Encounter

The 41st edition of the Annual Royal- Thomian limited over encounter for the Mustangs trophy was played last Saturday (19th March) under lights at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The Thomian 1st XI retained the Mustangs Trophy for the third consecutive year after cruising to a comfortable 4-wicket win over Royal College.   Royal […]

12th Of March , 2016 – Last Day of the Big Match

The 137th Royal-Thomian Cricket Encounter ended on the 12th of March, after three days of excitement, thrill and good play by both sides on the SSC grounds. Royal College emerged champions with 150/6 in 31 overs in the 2nd Innings.   The atmosphere – as one would expect from the oldest uninterrupted cricket encounter in […]


The 3rd match of the 137th Battle of The Blues started on a high note as Royal, playing till they reached a modest score of 328 for the loss of 7 wickets. Pasindu Sooriyabandara with a score of 123 and Malith Kariyawasam scoring 78, thus bringing Royal to a close margin with the Thomians thus […]

Thomians trying to clinch wickets while Royal bat on.

The game began with a bang after the short interlude tea-break as Royal began a furious series of batting as the Thomians fielders held there positions and managed to retaliate with some hard bowling .On the Royal side, Withana Pathirana holding the highest score of 29 and now The Royalists have 38 runs from 6 […]

Royal Opens The Second Day With Strong Batting

Due to adverse weather effects, Royal was unable to bat on the first day of 137th Battle of the Blues but on the second to immense margin of 350 runs scored by the Thomians the earlier day. The Thomian side, also with many experienced fielders and bowlers with Sachitha Jayatilleke , captain of the young […]

Thomians Still Strong Despite Tough Fielding

The overcoming odds have set the Thomians on a very offensive set piece as both opening batsman of S. Thomas’ have so far managed to evade a fallen wicket. However H. Withanage of Royal has managed to be a persistent disadvantage of the Thomians. At the start of the lunch break the Thomians managed to […]