Schools Cricket Article(s)

Rain plays hand in Royal escape
138th Battle of the Blues Royal College, thanks to a spirited batting display by the lower middle-order batsmen and with the help ...
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...
Josephian grit kept Wesleyites at bay
Great escape of 1983     Who recalls that St Joseph’s versus Wesley cricket match played at Campbell Park in 1983? It ...
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 “...
Good Lord and dropped catch saved Josephians.
It was in the late 1970s and early ‘80s, an era I recall, that as a schoolboy, eagerly looking forward to Fridays. Not so muc...
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...
SPORTING ROYALTY Lorenz Pereira
  By Mahinda Wijesinghe         Eustace Lorenz Pereira could quite easily be regarded as the most outstan...
STC favoured to give Royalists the blues
SOLID THOMIAN DOMINANCE TO DISRUPT THE RESILIENT REID AVENUE BOYS IN RETAINING D.S. SENANYAKE MEMORIAL SHIELD   By Chamal Wee...
Premasiri Athukorale and Anton Perera batting stylist and the tearaway bowler..
The sports scene in schools sparkled in the 1950-60 era that witnessed a slow transition of rugby taking the edge over cricket ...
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...