SLC launched the program to felicitate ex-cricketers

Media Release

05th September, 2018

Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday (04th September, 2018) launched the program to felicitate ex-cricketers, who represented Sri Lanka during the pre-test era.

Among the first batch of cricketers, who were felicitated are Dr. H.I.K.Fernando, Daya Sahabandu, Amitha De Costa, M. Devaraj, T.B. Kehelgamuwa, N. Kodituwakku, A.C.M. Laffir; Ranjan Gunatilleke and Lasantha Rodrigo.

This was done during a simple ceremony held at the Ministry of Sports, with the participation of; the Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa, Competent Authority of the SLC Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri and the SLC CEO Mr. Ashley De Silva.

Ex Cricketers pose for a group photograph

Ex-Cricketers posing for a photograph with the Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa, Competent Authority of the SLC, Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri and the CEO of SLC, Mr. Ashley De Silva

Under this latest scheme, which was initiated under the guidance of the Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa; SLC have selected 49 ex-cricketers to offer a memento, whilst 12 of them are also included in a scheme to be given ex-gratia payments, which will be renewed annually, under the discretion of the SLC management.

PAST CRICKETERS SELECTED TO BE FELICITATED

  1. Ranjan Gunatillke
  2. Amitha de Costa
  3. M Deveraj
  4. H I K Fernando
  5. Russel Harmer
  6. Stanley Jayasinghe
  7. T B Kehelgamuwa
  8. N Kodituwakku
  9. A C M Laffir
  10. Gulam Razick
  11. Lasantha Rodrigo
  12. D Sahabandu
  13. Dennis Chanmugam
  14. Hemantha Devapriya
  15. Lantra Fernando
  16. Bernard Rulach
  17. Jerry Woutersz
  18. T A Buhar
  19. Stanley de Alwis
  20. Malcom Franke
  21. Ronald Reid
  22. C T A Schaffter
  23. C Balakrishnan
  24. F Crozier
  25. D P de Silva
  26. Ranjit Fernando
  27. Lionel Fernando
  28. L R Goonetilleke
  29. Kirthi Gunaratne
  30. Nirmal Hettarachchi
  31. David Heyn
  32. Clive Inman
  33. D W L Lieversz
  34. Brian Obeysekera
  1. A R M Opatha
  2. J Paranathala
  3. Mevan Peiris
  4. D Piachaud
  5. A Polonowita
  6. M Ponniah
  7. S Rajapakse
  8. B G Reid
  9. J Seneviratne
  10. Anura Tennekoon
  11. B W R Thomas
  12. Michael Tissera
  13. D Weerasinghe
  14. Cyril Ernest
  15. Sarath Wimalaratne