- Published on 10 March 2017
- Written by slbc news
The centenary encounter of the most popular big match in the hill capital also known as the ‘Battle of the Blues in Kandy” the Trinity –Antonian begins today at the Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium. St. Anthony’s College and Trinity College are the two of the oldest Colleges in Kandy and the Trinity-Antonian encounter is also the 6th oldest Inter-School Big Match in Sri Lanka.
Both schools have a proud history of producing some excellent cricketers who have gone on to shine in both local and international arenas. Amongst them are Jack Anderson, ACM Lafir, Mahesh Goonatilleke, Bernard Perera, Marlon VonHagt, Ruwan Kalpage, Piyal Wijetunge, Muttiah Muralitharan and Sajith Fernando from St. Anthony’s. Ravi Ratnayeke, Nilantha Ratnayake, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Kumar Sangakkara, Sachith Pathirana, Niroshan Dickwella and Lahiru Kumara from Trinity.