Obituary of SLC Umpire P.W. Vidanagamage

It is great sadness that Sri Lanka Cricket announcers the demise of Umpire Mr. P. W. Vidanagamage who passed away at the age of 79 years in England yesterday.

Full name: Piyadasa Wewa Vidanagamage

Born: February 22, 1934, Colombo

Current age: 79 years 184 days

Major teams: Ananda Sastralaya, St Servatius

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox

Umpiring statistics

Test debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Kandy, Mar 9-14, 1984
Last Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (CCC), Apr 16-21, 1987
Test matches 4

ODI debut Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Feb 14, 1982
Last ODI India v West Indies at Sharjah, Oct 22, 1991
ODI matches 23

We extend our deepest sympathies to his family in this hour of grief and beyond.  May the turf lie gently on him. May he rest in Peace.