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Under 19 Division Three Inter-School Cricket (Two Day) Tournament

Ibbagamuwa Central’s Prabuddha passes 1000 run milestone

 Prabuddha Premalal
Prabuddha Premalal

Seventeen year old Prabuddha Premalal right hand batsman of Ibbagamuwa Central College passed the 1000 run milestone of the Under 19 Division III inter Schools Cricket (two days) tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association

Prabuddha started his cricket career at Ibbagamuwa Central College in the under 13 age limit in 2014. He represented the under 13 ‘B’ team that year. He represented the college under 13 ‘A’ team in 2015 and 2016. He scored 575 runs with a double century and century in the 2016 season

He was deputy skipper of the college under 15 team in 2017. He scored over 200 runs in six matches with two half tons. He represented Kurunegala and North Western under 15 teams in the inter district and inter province tournament in the same year. He scored 379 runs in 10 matches with half tons in 2018.

He was deputy skipper of the college under 17 team in 2019. He scored only 210 runs with a century. He represented the college first XI team in 2017/2018 season. He scored 278 runs in a few matches that season. He represented the college first XI team in the 2018/19 season but scored only 337 runs that season.

Prabudhha Premalal scored 1144 runs in 11 matches (Ave. 71.50) with a double century, two centuries and seven half centuries in the 2019/2020 season. He made an unbeaten 204 runs against Azhar Central College Akurana. and scored centuries against C.W.W. Kannangara Central College Matugama and Nugawela Central College which paved the way for Ibbagamuwa Central College to enter the quarter finals.

He is grateful to his principal Mrs. Nirodha Abeywickrame, Suranga Ranatunge (Master

In charge), staff of college, both coaches Dilip Chandrasekara and Prasanna Karunawansha, OBA, past cricketers, team mates, their parents and his family members

lMatches - 11 Innings - 19 Not Outs - 03 Runs – 1144 Ave - 71.50

Highest Score – 204 against Azhar Central College, Akurana

100’s - 2 (151 against C.W.W. Kannangara Central College Matugama, 138 against Nugawela Central College)

50’s – 7 (56 Vidyaloka Galle, 58 Kegalu Vidyalaya, 70 & 59 Tissa Kalutara, 55 Bandaranayake Gampaha, 58 St. John’s Panadura)

l How he fared this season

(vs St. Xavier’s Marawila 74 & 26*, vs Sir John Kotelawala Kurunegala 30 & 94, vs Azhar Central Akurana 204* & 84, vs Jaffna Central 12 & 00, vs Nugawela Central 10 & 138, vs Ibbagamuwa Models School 30, Royal Polonnaruwa 00 & 56, vs Skandavarodaya MV Jaffna 21, vs Maliyadeva Model School Kurunegala 00 & 17, vs C.W.W. Kannangara Central Matugama 151, vs Methodist High School Moratuwa 96 & 51*) (YK)


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