1st XI Cricket Article(s)

True-blue Joe, on and off the field
TRIBUTE: Arthur Hakel True-blue Joe, on and off the field   By Susilough de S Wijeyeratne   I came to know Arthur Hakel ...
PATERNOTT DYNASTY
By LAWRENCE HEYN There is a saying: an apple does not fall far from the tree. In this instance, three “apples” fell close to t...
Master spinner to master storyteller
Elmo Rodrigopulle: cricketer and veteran journalist Master spinner to master storyteller Being a loyal old Ben, keen sports fan, f...
Saint battle full of suspense and drama..
  By David Heyn Spectators at the 1962 Josephian-Pe terite Big Match were taken on a bumpy roller-coaster ride as the team...
Bens’ pace duo went on Sebastianite duck hunt. St. Benedict’s vs St. Sebastians 1983 at Kotahena
Another epic battle, unearthed thanks to veteran writer and our Quadrangle columnist Neil Wijeratne. As we were looking for “...
CRICKET FROM THE PAST
The Cricket Seasons of 1946 and 1947 By  Algi Wijewickrema and Sujith Silva Having featured the 1957 school cricket season in the...
Antonian Duo Lafir & Stephens
The schools cricket season of 1954 was a memorable one for St Anthony’s College, Katugastota.   That was the year Antonians...
A Tale Of Two Brothers…
It must be a unique experience for a writer to meet two eminent persons at the same interview and when it is two brothers it reall...
That ‘1957’ School Cricket Season
LP steered St. Benedict’s College to became the ‘Unofficial Champions’ something St. Benedict’s couldn’t achieve almost ...
OF MEN AND MATTERS AS MICHAEL SEES THEM..
When one interviews an eminent literary personage, the interviewer has to pay attention to how he conducts the interview as the i...
Up close and personal with Russel at Quadrangle
Profile Russel Arnold, former Peterite 1st XI Cricket Captain (1993) and Sri Lanka Test and ODI batsman now turned International C...
Cricket Lovely Cricket
In Sri Lanka, cricket is not just played in the back yard; it is played on the roads, beaches, alley ways, paddocks and strips of ...
Captains Fantastic..
Bens’ cricket thrived on leadership and team ethos In the history of cricket at St Benedict’s College, Kotahena, the best ca...
Captain Courageous
Glory Days : Reliving the batting exploits of Charlie Joseph By Bernard VanCuylenburg With grateful appreciation to Tilak Pananwel...
136th BATTLE OF THE BLUES..
ROYAL VS ST.THOMAS’ Result Royal College 1st Innings 199 all out 2nd Innings 19/1 at the close of play St. Thomas’ College 1s...
THEY MADE BENS CHAMPIONS
They made Bens unofficial cricket champs in 1957 – Elmo Rodrigopulle I would like to introduce the first unofficial inter-school...
Tyrone Le Mercier
Tyrone Le Mercier Represented St. Peter’s College for five years best remembered for his brilliant 235 n.o. against Antonians Go...
SCHOOLS CRICKET REVIEW
The Under 19 Schools cricket season for 2014/2015 got off in early September with third term fixtures and there will be a one mont...