Feb 22, 1 year ago

Ananda Cricketer’s 3rd inning on the 1st of March

Ananda Cricketer’s 3rd inning on the 1st of March

THE ANNUAL REUNION OF PAST CRICKETERS, OLD BOYS AND WELL WISHERS OF ANANDA CRICKET

The “Ananda Cricketer – the 3rd innings” will be held on Friday the 01st of March at the Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo at 7.30p.m.

The event organised by the Old Anandians Sports Club – Cricket Wing intends to create a forum to meet and greet past cricketers and cricketing friends of Ananda. The forum will also work with the ever expanding membership to build a vibrant support system for Cricket at Ananda.

In 2017 the Cricket Wing felicitated Anuruddha Polonowita, the former Ananda cricketer, College coach and national Curator for many decades.

Last year, they felicitated those Anandians who have excelled in Cricket at National Level and brought fame to both country and school. They included; Well known business personality Ranjith Pandithage, the present national Test captain Dinesh Chandimal, two former Test captains Arjuna Ranatunga and Marvan Atapattu along with former Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee Chairman and former school and national opening batsman Sidath Wettimuny, National Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and the former national batting coach Thilan Samaraweera.

This year, they are hoping recognise those Anandians who have excelled in Cricket at National Level, School level and brought fame to Ananda Alma-mater.
They are: Sri Lankan first double centurion, former test opener & wicket keeper Brendon Kuruppu, Former finest Ananda Player and a member of All Ceylon Cricket team P. W. Perera, Fearsome hard hitting Ananda batsman and All Ceylon team member Dhanasiri Weerasinghe and Versatile Ananda Cricketer Parakrama Molligida.

Those interested to attend are requested to contact the Cricket Wing for tickets –
Gihan Karunarathne – 072 737 2888 | Adel Hashim – 077 301 3070
Praneeth Gunawardena – 077 303 3400 | Kapila Sumanapala – 077 758 3995
Shashi Dhanathunga – 076 690 6868 | Rukshan Gunasekera – 077 776 0720

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