Richmond College thrashed St.Survatius Matara by an innings and 115 runs in their first match of the first XI cricket season. St.Survatius College batting first were restricted to 87, due to outstanding spin bowling by Sandun Mendis who took 5 for 32.
In reply Richmond College scored 307 for 4. Kamindu Mendis posted his maiden century of the season scoring 133 runs while young Thaversha Abishek scoring an unbeaten 100.
Richmond bowled out their opponents for 105 runs in the second innings. Dananjaya picked up 4/25 while Sandun Mendis 2/12. Sandun Mendis finished with a match bag of 7/44.
Secretary to the Ministry of Education Mr Sunil Hettiarachchi was the chief guest on the 03rd day of the exhibition. Principal of Mahinda College Mr Gamini Jayawardene and former principal Mr W.N.R.P Daniyas also graced the occasion.
Hon. Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs Vajira Abeywardene & Hon. Cabinet Minister of Land & Parliament Affairs Gayantha Karunathilaka graced occasion as chief guest on the second day of the exhibition. Principal Mr Sampath Weragoda is seen with the two ministers at the College Farm.
Governor of Southern Province and renowned Richmondite Dr Hemakumara Nanayakkara was the chief guest on the opening day of the exhibition. Distinguished old boy and Minister of Southern Province Mr U.G.D Ariyathilake and Minister of Southern Province Mr Wijepala Hettiarachchi also graced the occasion.
Haritha Udana Agriculturala Exhibition organised by RCOBA, Richmond College and SDS was held from 21st to 23rd at College premises.