Former All Ceylon Cricketer Neil Chanmugam passes away

It is great sadness that Sri Lanka Cricket announces the demise of Mr. Neil Chanmugam who passed away at the age of 74 years last night.

A former All Ceylon & Sri Lanka Cricketer Neil Chanmugam played for his mother country from 1960 to 1974.

Neil Chanmugam played for SSC & Sri Lanka as a Right-hand hand off break bowler.

Full name Neil Chanmugam

Major teams Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Bowling style Right-arm off break


Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 21 34 0 593 72 17.44 0 1 13 0
List A 1 1 0 17 17 17.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 21 1448 55 5/47 26.32 1 0
List A 1 36 29 0 - - - 4.83 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1960-1974
List A span 1973-1974

We extend our deepest sympathies to Neil Chammugams’s family in this hour of grief and beyond.
May the turf lie gently on him, May he rest in Peace.
His remains are at 10/6, Greenlands Lane, Colombo 5, Cremation will take place tomorrow (Thursday 24th April 2014) at the General Cemetery Borella at 4 pm.