Cricketers hail coaching camp at Kingswood
CRICKET: Talk of cricket at Kingswood College, one needn't bat an
eyelid and household names will pop out - former schoolboy cricketers C.
Maurice Fernando, top schoolboy batsman Owen Mottau and outstanding
players like Clifford Ratnavibhushana, Asoka Perera, S. B. Elikawela,
Tissa and Lalith Wijeratne, Laxman Galwaduge, Herbert Jayasuriya and
Lionel Sirisena, to name a few.
The authorities at Kingswood are determined to bring the standard of
cricket to the top level once again.
Principal Ranjith Chandrasekera along with coach Priyantha
Wickremasuriya organised a residential coaching camp for three days for
the first eleven cricketers of the school recently at the school
Director of Coaching Sri Lanka Cricket Malcolm Perera, Provincial
Coaches Sunil Fernando and Piyal Wijetunge covered all aspects of the
game - batting, bowling and fielding skills for the participants.
The cricketers who underwent the coaching benefitted a great deal and
they were full of praise for the authorities who thought of this
coaching scheme which should hold the cricketers in fine trim in the
forthcoming inter-school cricket season.