Archive for September, 2011

The saga of Asgiriya

Asgiriya was dressed by the late Gamini Dissanayake in 1982 to be the most picturesque international cricket ground in the world. It was also the only Test venue owned by a school. But now, with the Pallakele cricket stadium in place, Asgiriya will continue to foster a multitude of Trinity sports without hindrance, as it has over the years. The Early Years What appeared to be a hillside where Asgiriya  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Rugby Montage Video

Audio & Video Editing / Production by : Yashwanth Dahanayake Rugby Footage Courtesy of : Channel Eye, Rupavahini, and Sirasa TV Watch in 1080p HD for highest quality. Lyrics: Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, For my unconquerable soul. In the failed clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeonings  [ Read More ]

      The 2011 ICC Cricket Awards concluded in London yesterday, the 12th of September. Kumar Sangakkara, the former Sri Lankan cricket captain and old boy of Trinity College Kandy was the only player to win two awards that night. He was named the ODI Cricketer of the Year and also picked up the People’s Choice Award.     For the ODI Cricketer of the Year Award, Sangakkara scored 1049  [ Read More ]

A Meeting of Cultures  KANDY.. The very name is redolent of history, culture, festivals, dances, caparisoned elephants, and historic rituals. Ancient temples nestle in remote corners of this “Kanda Udarata” –the old Kandyan Kingdom. The architecture, hipped roofs, frescoes, wood carvings and antiquities of these places of worship provide a veritable feast for the eyes, vying for attention with the surrounding vistas of cloud capped mountains, rivers, waterfalls and verdant plateaus. Kandyan architecture has a sublime  [ Read More ]

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