Archive for August, 2011

England’s new status as the top team in Test cricket was reflected on Friday when five of their players were named in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team of the Year. Sangakkara appears in the team of the year for the second time running. Batsmen Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott were joined by all-rounder Stuart Broad, fast bowler James Anderson and spinner Graeme Swann, in a side picked by a selection  [ Read More ]

Prof. (Dr.) Senaka Bibile (1920-1977) was a third generation Trinitian. His father C.W. Bibile (1894-1936) and grandfather (W.R. Bibile 1865-1918) too attended Trinity. The family, descending from a long line of Veddah Chieftains and Kandyan Chieftains in the Uva Region, saw the benefits of a liberal education and enrolled their children at Trinity from the very inception of that hallowed institution. At Trinity, Senaka was an all rounder and shone  [ Read More ]

Three Trinitians awarded ‘Lions’

Three cricketers from this year’s Trinity College cricket team were awarded the Cricket Lions, the highest award in school at the College Assembly held at the Trinity College hall on Friday. These awards were made by the Acting Principal of Trinity College Brigadier Udaya Ariyaratne. The recipients of the prestigious ‘Cricket Lions’ were left arm spinner Aamil Anas, allrounder Janishka Premasinghe and wicket keeper opening batsman Niroshan Dickwella. Allroudner and  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the first ever winners of the Trinity College Kandy Old Boys Association British Columbia Canada Scholarships: Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to; Mahil Kothalawala for his academic excellence by obtaining 9 A’s at the GCE O/L examination. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to; Janishka Premasinghe for his high potential in Cricket. Janishka was a member of the unbeaten 2011 TCK Cricket  [ Read More ]

In an exclusive interview with Island Cricket, Sri Lanka under 19 cricketer, Rushan Jaleel, talks candidly about being reported to the ICC for a suspect bowling action and the emotional and psychological toll the process has taken on him. September 10, 2010 (Island Cricket): Jaleel was reported by umpire Bruce Oxenford of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires and Shahul Hameed of the ICC Associate and Affiliate International Umpires’  [ Read More ]

The Month of July marked the end of the 22nd International Biology Olympiad 2011. Walking off the awards ceremony with an overjoyed yet calm expression was none other than our very own Arun Rajaratnam: Winner of the Silver Medal for an outstanding performance in handling what the experts called: “5 hour-long problems which demanded persistence, determination and discipline”. Of course, calling  the questions  “5 hour-long” alone would not be adequate  [ Read More ]

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