Battle of the Maroons

Ananda vs Nalanda

53rd Battle of the Maroons

Ananda Captain

Deepal Dharmarasekara

Fifth year coloursman and Skipper and the wicket keeper of the side.One of the best wicket keepers in the schools today.Stylish, left hand batsman who has a reputation for rescuing the side from spots.Toured Engalnd with the Srilanka under 19 team last year. Plays Sara cricket for Bloomfield.

P. Sarawanamuttu Stadium

March 27th and 28th of 1982

The 53rd battle of the maroons won by Ananda.

Nalanda Captain

RoshanGunaratna

Fifth year coloursman. One of the best leg spinners in schools today, having captured more than 70 wickets. Right hand bat with more than 600 runs in season. Toured England with Sri Lanka Schools team. Has good experience in first class cricket in Sri Lanka.

Ananda Team

Top row (left to right)
Arjuna Ranatunga, Deepal Dharmasekara, Oshadee Weerasinghe, Kapila Jayasuriya, Ashly Ratnayake, Sujeeva Kamalasooriya,Jeevaka Weerasinghe, Kelum Ranaweera.

Bottom row (left to right)
Vasantha Fernando, Chanaka Lanerolle, Manjula Thenuwara, Prasad Hewagame, Priyantha Udayaratna, Nishantha Ranatunga,Nimesah Withana, Priyanjan de Silva.

Nalanda Team

Top row (left to right)
Roshan Gunaratne, Devaka Mahanama, Keerthi Ranasinghe, Lalith Sagara, Ajith Gunasinghe,Kushan Weerasinghe, Deepal de Silva, Rishan Mahanama.

Bottom row (left to right) Thilanga Sumathipala, Kumar Gunasekara, Saduna Kapugeekiyana,Keerthi Kumarasinghe, Kapila Wickramasooriya, Asanka Gurusinghe, Lalith Jayathilake,Neil Jayasinghe