Richmond-Kingswood old boys clash on Sept 6 | Daily News


Richmond-Kingswood old boys clash on Sept 6

Richmond College Old Boys will battle with Kingswood College Old Boys in their third annual T-20 cricket encounter at St Anthony’s College ground Katugastota on September 6. This encounter is played to foster build up unity and friendship among the past cricketers of the two brother schools.

Dilshan Amarasinghe will lead the Richmond Old boys team while Suwanji Madanayake the experienced all rounder will lead the Kingswood Old boys team .Richmond side comprises former skippers Manohara Kudagodage and Samantha Lorensuhewa while Buddhika Ekanayake,Dhanushka Gamage and Dharshana Kalansuriya are the key players of Kingswood Old boys team.

The Old boys game will commence at 9.00 a.m. In addition to the Old Boys match, it will be interesting to watch the over 50 encounter too, as many well-known past cricketers are expected to participate in the over 50 old boys game. Champaka Ramanayake the first test cricketer of Richmond and later National fast bowling coach who presently works as head of the High Performances Centre in Bangladesh will play for the Richmond over 50 old boys side while Rohan Raj Perera and Lalith Wijeratne (an outstanding Rugby, Hockey and Soccer player) will turn out for Kingswood.

The teams

Richmond Old Boys: Dilshan Amarasinghe (Capt), Manohara Kudagodage (V.Capt/WK), Thushan Jayawardena, S.T.R. Jayasekera, Samanthe Lorensuhewa, Upul Yatawara, Chamil Perera, Suboda Gunawardena, Chamath Siriwardena, Sanjaya de Silva, Amila de Silva.

Richmond Over 50: Lasatha de Silva, Champaka Ramanayake, P.A. Gunawardena,Prasad Abeysundara, Nishantha Mendis, Thushara de Silva, Shehan Seneviratne, Prasanna Ramanayake, Anura Mahendra, C.K. Hewamanna, AsokaSirimanne.

Kingswood Old Boys: Suwanji Madanayake (Capt), Dharshana Kalansuriya, Demintha Dahanayake, Danushka Gamage, Manjula Pihilianga, Malith Mallawaarachchi, Muditha Abeykoon, Thushara Samarakoon, Buddhika Ekanayake, Chathura Kumarasiri, Udayanga Nanayakkara, Saluka Walisundara, Samindu Wijesinghe, Ruwantha Hathurusinghe, Subodha Lakmal, Gayan Fernando (Manager)

Kingswood Over 50: Tissa Wijeratne, Rohan Raj Perera, Lalith Wijeratne, Upul Sumanasekara, Mangala Dharmaprema, Sujeewa Fernando, T.A. Miskin, T.Gamage, N. Sawall, L. Kankanamge, U.B. Seneviratne, S. Wickramanayake, N.Cooray, S. Seneviratne, N. Kulatunga, N. Sarifoodeen. - DR

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