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Sunday, 25 September 2016





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Charith Asalanka soon after receiving his award from Sri Lanka’s cricketing icon Mahela Jayawardene

Charith joins elite band

Richmondite Charith Asalanka joined the elite band of school cricketers by winning the coveted Schoolboy Cricketer Of The Year 2016 title for the second year in succession emulating the feats of former Sri Lankan greats Arjuna Ranatunga, 1980/82’ ( Ananda) Roshan Mahanama, 1983/84’(Nalanda) Thilan Samaraweera 1994/95’ ( Ananda) ‘Lahiru Peiris 2004/2005 (St.Peter’s) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa 2010’2011 (Royal) who had also won the award twice .


Mahela’s message to budding cricketers :

Commit to a cause, control what you can control

For those schoolboy cricketers, parents, teachers, coaches and everyone else who were present at the 38th Sunday Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year awards night at Hotel Galadari last Tuesday the keynote address delivered by Sri Lanka cricketing legend and former captain Mahela Jayawardene was a lesson on how to become a successful cricketer.


Asian Rugby Sevens Series 2nd leg in South Korea :

Sri Lanka qualifies for semi-finals despite loss to China

Sri Lanka lost to China in the very last move of the day in their last group game by 26 points (4 tries, 3 conversions) to 21 (3 tries, 3 conversions) after leading 21-19 in the Asians rugby seven’s series 2nd leg, which took place in South Korea yesterday. The Tuskers led 14-12 at lemons.



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