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83rd Battle of the Maroons
83rd Battle of the Maroons
83rd Battle of the Maroons

EVENT Start From : 2012-03-03 - To : 2012-03-04
Organized by: Old Nalandians


Description :

83rd Battle of the Maroons
@ SSC Grounds March 3rd and 4th of 2012

Ananda and Nalanda will clash for the 83rd time in their annual Battle of the Maroons encounter on 3rd and 4th of March at the Singhalese Sports club.

The contribution made by these two schools in cricketing arena cannot match by any school in the country. Since obtaining Test status, players produced by both Ananda and Nalanda played a key role in the progress of Sri Lanka Cricket. Majority of the cricketers in the national teams have been from these two institutions which have produced talented and well disciplined cricketers. Furthermore, it is no exaggeration to say that these two schools are capable of raising two teams of Test cricketers from their schools.

So far, Ananda and Nalanda have the honor of producing more than 25 cricketers to the national teams. Among the cricketers produced by Ananda are Arjuna Ranatunga, Anuruddha Polonnowita, Bonnie Wijesinghe, Sarath Wijesinghe, Sonny Yatawara, Sidath Wettimuni, Marvan Atapattu, Aviska Gunawardena, Thilan Samaraweera and Thjilina Kandambi. Nalanda also produced players like Bandula Warnapura, Anura Ranasinghe, Jayantha Seneivrathne, Lalith Kaluperuma, Kumar Dharmasena ,Roshan Mahanama , Asanka Gurusinghe, Gamini Wicrkramasinghe and Mahela Jayewardena.

 

ANANDA TEAM 2012

Seated (left to right)
Asst. Coach. Dilshan Mendis, Teacher in-charge (Junior):- Mr. Saman Hettiarachchi, Mr. W.M.C.K Mahamithawa (Deputy Principal), Geshan Wimaladharma, Mr. Sampath Weragoda (Deputy principal), Pasindu Madushan (Captain) , Mr. L.M.D. Dharmasena (Principal), Thushara Samarakoon (Vice Captain), Mr. Kumara Rodrigo (Deputy Principal-Co Curricular), Ushan Gunathilake, Major. Jagath Alwis (Prefect of Games), Mr. Priyankara Nandasena (Master In-charge Senior), Head Coach. Mr. Lucky Rogers.

Standing (left to right) 1st row

Nisal Francisco, Dhanuka Pathirana, Lakkana Dananjaya, Dasun Wijesinghe, Kushil Perera, Thamalaka Athulathmudali, Venuka Ashan, Dishan Alwis, Tiran Wijesuriya, Thamala Abeygunasekara, Sisuru Samarasinghe, Tharaka Fernando, Ishan Bandaranayake, Suchira Paranathala, Isuru Gunasekara, Thaveen Danajaya.

 


 

NALANDA TEAM 2012

Seated (left to right)
Mr.S.M.Wickramasinghe (cricket co-ordinator), Mr.Ranjith Malawaraarachchy (prefect of games), Mr.Sarath Gunathilaka (Deputy Principal), Koshan Dhanushka (Captain),Mr.J.H.M.W.Ranjith (Principal), Ishan Rangana(V.Captain), Mr.Ariyarathna Bandara(Deputy Principal), Mr.Lalith Ekanayaka(Master in charge), Tharanga Dammika(Coach).Standing (left to right) 1st row 

Nikila Weerasinghe,Rasitha Kanchana, Woshantha Silva, Avishka De Silva, Pramud Hettewaththa, Manula Jayasekara, Udara Akalanka, Lahiru Wijerathna, Ruchitha Perera.Standing (left to right) 2nd row
Malinda Vimukthi, Vihan Wickramarachchi, Kushal Dias, Lahiru Jayakodi, Senura Amarasinghe.


Event Details

Event type : Sports
Province : 01- Western Province
District : 11- Colombo
Polling Division : 1103- Colombo


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