Trinity’s Dickwella takes the plum

Published : 12:30 pm  June 19, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Niroshan Dikwella who had a splendid season as Trinity College first XI skipper was picked the Bata-the Sunday Times Schoolboy All-Island Cricketer of the Year 2012 at the selections held on May 23 at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. Dikwella who was adjudged the Best Captain of the Year was selected as the runner-up in […]

Sajeewa adjudged All Island most popular Schoolboy Cricketer

Published : 9:18 am  June 9, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Thurstan skipper Sajeewa Salgado who maintained the lead in The Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2012 for a long period succeeded in bagging the award at the final count which ended May 24 at the Galadari Hotel. Salgado polled a whopping 24501 votes which saw him securing a massive lead […]

Sports Medicine Unit chief warns against T/20 cricket for juniors

Published : 11:04 am  May 10, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Sports Medicine Unit’s chief Prof. Arjuna de Silva has said that T/20 cricket is not suitable for Under 18 school cricketers. This decision will be officially informed to the ministry of Education sooner than later. Prof. de Silva cited the following as reasons to halt them from T/20 cricket. Playing Cricket throughout the year […]

Mahaweli Marians, royal Rockers and Volga Warriors qualify for Bandarawela cricket final

Published : 11:20 am  May 4, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mahaweli Marians, Royal Rockers and Volga Warriors qualified for the final round of the Inaugural Cricket tournament conducted in Bandarawela by the old boys association of Bandarawela Tamil Central College at the Bandarawela Municipal grounds. Mahaweli Marians beat TMMV Tuskers by 13 runs, Royal Rockers beat Nile Nagas by 59 runs and Volga Warriors beat […]

Favouritism ruins under 17 junior selections

Published : 5:53 pm  April 26, 2012 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Though the under 17 junior cricket team to India has been selected by the Selection Committee they have failed to release the squad to the media as there are many discrepancies according to reliable sources. The committee is delaying the release of the names as the discrepancies may come to light and thus cause mayhem. […]

Trinity celebrates remarkable cricket achievement this year

Published : 12:17 pm  April 20, 2012 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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There at two tables were the Trinity cricket team, resplendent in their bright blue blazers with the insignias of Colours with three members sporting their coveted Lion. Coach Sampath Perera had steered his charges to a remarkable achievement of winning all their matches with consummate ease as though the opposition were mere skittles. After the […]

Inaugural girls’ big match in Bandarawela drawn

Published : 9:18 am  April 7, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The first ever girls cricket big match at Bandarawela ended in a draw when heavy rain curtailed the game at Bandarawela Urban Council grounds on Tuesday. Winning the toss Kudha Kusum Maha Vidyalaya decided to bat first and scored 221 runs for 8 wickets in 30 overs. Pumi Nilukshika top scored with 74 runs and […]

Dharmasena elected president of SLSCA

Published : 11:37 am  April 4, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Principal of Ananda College,Colombo L.M.D. Dharmasena was elected as the president of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association unanimously atthe Annual General Meeting held at the Nalanda College, Colombo. Meanwhile, the secretary’s position was contested by two persons and a voting took place with Dilshan de Silva, the S.de S. Jayasinghe College’s master in […]

Kaushal shines on day one

Published : 9:27 am  March 31, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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An all-round performance by Devapathiraja MMV Rathgama skipper Tharindu Kaushal against traditional rivals Sri Sumangala MMV Hikkaduwa was the highlight of the first day’s play in their 8th Sayuru Giri Lover’s Quarrel big match played at the Rathgama Public Ground. Tharindu’s five wicket haul helped Devapathiraja MMV bundle out their opponents for a paltry 97. […]

DharmarajaKingswood to meet in limited overs clash

Published : 9:05 am  March 31, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Dharmaraja College will take on their traditional rivals Kingswood College in their 24th limited Clash for the “Winston Hoole Memorial Trophy” which will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium this Sunday April 1st with play commencing at 9.30 a.m. The Kingswoodians lead the series with 11 wins against 9 for the Rajans, while […]

Can St. Thomas’ make it three wins in a row?

Published : 9:00 am  March 31, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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St. Thomas’college Matara will go all out to make it three wins in a row in the limited over encounter with St. Servatius College. The 12th in the series will be played at the Uyanwatta Stadium on Saturday (31st). St Thomas and St Servatius have five wins each while the encounter in 2002 was a […]

Quarrel Of Sayuru Girl Lovers Commences Today

Published : 12:33 pm  March 30, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The annual Sayuru Giri Lovers Quarrel between Devapathiraja MMV Rathgama and Sri Sumangala MMV Hikkaduwa is scheduled to be played today and tomorrow at the public ground in Rathgama. This will be the eighth in the series which began in 1997. From from the seven matches that have been played so far only Sri Summangala […]

St. Mary’s in prime position to force result

Published : 9:45 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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St. Mary’s College could well push for their sixth victory of the series in their 34th Kegalle’s “Battle of the Golds” against Kegalu Vidyalaya which began at the Public grounds, Kegalle yesterday. The match will be resumed today at 9.30 am. After dismissing their opponents for a paltry 98, the Marians had done well to […]

Kingswood Stay alive In 106th Battle Of the Maroons

Published : 9:41 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Back to the wall defence by Kingswood College’s batsmen saw them bat virtually the whole day save 8 overs, as they scored 215 all out on the opening day of their 106th ‘Battle of the Maroons’ against Dharmaraja College which began at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium yesterday. At close the Rajans had replied with […]

Even exchanges on day one

Published : 9:31 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Exchanges were even on day one of the 24th Battle of Kelaniya big match between Gurukula MV and Dharmaloka MV played at the R. Premadasa Stadium. Dharmaloka MV taking first lease of the wicket was bowled out for a score of 115 but came back to restrict the strong Gurukula MV side to a score […]

Fernandos guide Peter’s to semis

Published : 9:28 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The two Fernando’s, skipper Shehan and Shasheen, guided St Peter’s to the semi finals of the Under 19 limited over tournament by cracking unbeaten half tons to help the side record a convincing ten wicket win over St Sylvester’s in the quarter final encounter played at the Bloomfield ground in Reid Avenue yesterday. Shehan hit […]

St Mathews and St John’s clash tomorrow

Published : 9:21 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Two leading schools in Dematgagoda will clash in their annual Battle of Dematagoda scheduled to be played at Bloomfield ground in Reid Avenue. This will be the 41st in the series which in fact was not played from 1977 to 2006 during which time the match was played over two days. Since the revival in […]

S. Thomas’ and Royal share Mustangs Trophy

Published : 9:20 am  March 24, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The heads of S. Thomas’ College and Royal College sportingly decided to share the Mustangs Trophy, at a press briefing held at the Singhalese Sports Club (SSC) Colombo on Thursday. The trophy was originally awarded to the Thomians at the close of the limited over big match played for the Mustangs Trophy. This year’s Mustangs […]

Devans hold Rajans

Published : 9:43 am  March 19, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  

Dharmaraja College were held to a draw by Maliyadeva College Kurunegala in their inter school cricket played at Lake View Grounds, Kandy. The highlight of the second day’s play was the fine knock of 73 by junior national poolist Sasith Gunasekara who hit 11 fours and a six and faced 96 balls. The Rajans in […]

Trinity favourites in limited over big match

Published : 10:27 am  March 17, 2012 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Trinity College, hot on the heels after their innings win in the big match last week, go out firm favourites to win the 33rd limited overs clash for the Sir Richard Aluwihare trophy against St. Anthony’s College which will be played at Katugastota today, commencing at 9.30 a.m. The Antonians lead the series with 16 […]

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