The Sri Lankans are here, promising to bring much pleasure to the start of the cricketing summer, but even their best batsmen should gladly concede that the greatest innings ever played by a Sri Lankan took place in the committee rooms at Lord’s almost 30 years ago. Gamini Dissanayake (educated at Trinity College, Kandy) made a charismatic case for Sri Lanka cricket on that day in June 1981, winning over  [ Read More ]

Sangakkara to deliver MCC lecture

Kumar Sangakkara will deliver the eleventh MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on July 4 2011. He will become the first Sri Lankan and the first current international cricketer to be invited to speak at the annual event which comes a day after Sri Lanka meet England at Lord’s for the third ODI of the series. Sangakkara will also take over from 2009 speaker, Adam Gilchrist, as the  [ Read More ]

“Trinity in defeat is always greater than Trinity in victory” A speech made by Hon. Lakshman Kadirgamar back in 2003 at the Shaw Wilson Felicitation dinner at the Taj Samudra about his reflections on Trinity. He talks about Asgiriya and various traditions which existed back in the day but have now faded away. Please take some time off your busy schedules to listen to this wonderful speech by a true Gentlemen. Download the speech  [ Read More ]

Kumar Sangakkara explains why he stepped down from the captaincy and looks back at his two years in charge. Your coach, Trevor Bayliss, said: “They [Sanga and Mahela] probably had enough of putting up with distractions. These days a captain has to deal with issues that sometimes have got nothing to do with cricket.” In modern-day cricket you get it. In the subcontinent you get a bit more. As a  [ Read More ]

Trinity Emerge as Schools T20 champs

Trinity Emerge as Schools T20 champs Trinity College Kandy clinched the Munchee inter school under 19 Twenty20 title while pulling off a thrilling two wicket victory over St. Joseph’s College in the final encounter worked off at the SSC ground in Maitland Place today. After restricting their opponents to 107 runs from their 20 overs, Trinity College reached their target scoring 111 for 8 with four deliveries to spare and  [ Read More ]

The under 19 Trinity Cricket team is on fire. Trinity advanced to the quarter finals of the Under 19 Twenty20 cricket tournament with a comfortable 72 run win over De Mazenod Kandana in the pre-quarter final encounter played at Asgiriya. Trinity taking first lease of the wicket posted a formidable score of 156 and then bowled the Mazenodians for a paltry 84 with spinner Aamil Anas doing the damage. Trinity  [ Read More ]

Kumar Sangakkara resigns as the captain

Kumar Sangakkara posted a post on his personal blog “Sanga Writes” that he is stepping down as the captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team after the forthcoming cricket series with Australia and England. He mentioned the reason for the resignation being that by the time of the next world cup he will be 37 years old and he cannot be sure of his presence in the Sri Lankan cricket  [ Read More ]

The Legacy of Kumar Sangakkara

A more determined romantic is hard to find. He totally immerses himself in his mission. And his vision compels him to win any prize he sets his eyes on. He has two heart throbs. His wife Yehali and the other Cricket. The childhood romance started when she was at the Hillwood College hostel in Kandy. The school’s conservatism made it near impossible to permeate the purdah-like restrictions which were imposed  [ Read More ]

A few years ago Trinity College was best known for rugger and now apart from that image for rugger it seems to be painting up a picture for cricket as well. Trinity advanced to the semi finals of the Under 19 inter-school limited over cricket tournament with a comfortable ten wicket win over Gurukula MV Kelaniya in the quarter final encounter played at Maradana yesterday. Gurukula MV taking first lease  [ Read More ]

The Ryde Gold Medal

The Ryde Gold Medal is awarded each year to the “best all-round senior student” at Trinity College, Kandy. The Ryde Gold Medal is the highest honor that the School can bestow. It is awarded on the result of a secret ballot conducted among the senior boys(Grade 11-14) and the staff whose votes, together with that of the Principal, each count as one. While this system makes deadlock possible, it is  [ Read More ]

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