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Spirit of Big Matches – 2019

From the 12th edition of Quadrangle Magazine; Quadrangle interviewed former Captains, Players, and Principals during the 2019 Schools Big Match coverage.  By Kineta Fernandez When it comes to traditional school cricketing battles in Sri Lanka, a ‘Big Match’ is more than just an ordinary cricket encounter between schools. Cricketing battles …

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That ‘1952’ School Cricket Season

Runs flowed in ’52 Josephians had well-oiled batting machine   Played seven matches; won five; lost two…. The scorecard of St Joseph’s College cricket team of 1952 provides a classic example of the standard of school cricket in the bygone era. Results-wise it is not impressive. Nevertheless, it echoes something extraordinary. And it …

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