Archive for the ‘Cricket’ Category

Trinity 1st XI Cricket Fixtures & Results of the 2011/2012 Cricket Season: The Big Match 2012: 9th & 10th March : Big Match Encounter Vs. St. Anthony’s College – Asgiriya Stadium 17th March : Limited Overs Encounter Vs. St. Anthony’s College – Katugasthota   Trinity College Cricket 1st XI 2011/2012 Squad: Niroshan Dickwella (Captain) Janishka Premasinghe (V. Captain) Akkila Jayasundara Heshan Wanniarachchi Alvin Fernando Dinuk Wikramanayake Rajitha Jayathunga Bhagya Palihawadana Lakshitha Dassanayake  [ Read More ]

Kumar Sangakkara yet again manages to grab the headlines of our website with another spectacular feat. He has been named as the newest member of the Marylebone Cricket Club World Cricket Committee (MCC WCC). Aged 34, he becomes the youngest member ever and the second Sri Lankan to be in this prominent and prestigious committee. Sangakkara is currently ranked the no.1 Test Batsman in ICC Rankings and is a highly  [ Read More ]

There’s a breathless hush in the close to-night Ten to make and the match to win A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it’s not for the sake of a ribboned coat. Or the selfish hope of a season’s fame, But his captain’s hand on his shoulder smote: “Play up! Play up! And play the game!”   The sand of  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Full audio and video recordings of the 2011 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture delivered by Kumar Sangakkara on 4th July 2011 at Lord’s. “Play the game hard and fair, and be a voice with which Sri Lanka can speak proudly to the world. My loyalty will be to the ordinary Sri Lankan fan, the 20 million hearts beating collectively as one to our island rhythm filled with an undying  [ Read More ]

Yes, once again, Kumar Sangakkara is back here on the pages of the Trinity College Worldwide Website. Although this piece of news is quite “Off Season”, it is nonetheless inspiring. During the last moments of the Cricket World Cup Finals, the BBC captured-this shot of the Sri Lankan Captain about which they said the following : Just seconds after India won the world cup final, Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara  [ Read More ]

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