Prince Of Wales vs St. Sebastian’s College - 69th Battle of the Golds

A much anticipated event, this prestigious Big Match will see the teams from Prince of Wales’ College and St. Sebastian’s College on the cricketing fields for the 69th time. The series dates back to 1933 where the 1st match was under the captainship of Eugine Silva of St. Sebastian’s and Duncan Fernando of Prince of Wales. Temporary breaks in the series took place from 1938 to 1953 and from 1968 to 1971, after which the series continued uninterrupted. As its 69th battle unfurls at the holds of the ‘De Soysa Stadium’ in Moratuwa, head over, clad in school hues and voice your support of your team.

Why You Should Go

‘Battle of the Golds’ symbolizes the pride one has in their Alma Mater and ushers hundreds of supporters young and old, past and present students to the cricket grounds to witness who comes out on top. Be a part of a timeless tradition of cricket, the outcome of which will be recorded in school cricketing history for years to come. With a mass number of draws having taken place in ‘Battle Of The Golds’ sporting history and the last win clinched by St. Sebastian’s College in 2011, anticipation builds on its 69th encounter; see in a game which will either lock in a victory or fall back once again, on a draw.

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Test Match

Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019

Limited Overs Cricket

Mar 17, 2019


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