It is great sadness that Sri Lanka Cricket announcers the demise of Umpire Mr. Selliah Ponnadurai who passed away at the age of 78 years. His remains are at Jayaratne Funeral Parlour , Borella on 16th August onwards. Cremation will be on Sunday 18th August at Borella General Cemetery at 10 am.
Full Name: Selliah Ponnadurai
Born: April 25,1935
Current Age: 78 years.
Batting Type: RHB
Bowling Type: RMF
Umpiring Debut in Test: Sri Lanka Vs.India at P Sara Stadium ,Sep.06-11,1985
Last Test: Sri Lanka Vs.India at SSC ,Jul.27-Aug.01,1993
Umpired Test Matches: 03
Umpiring Debut in ODI: Sri Lanka Vs.Australia at SSC,Apr.30,1983
Last ODI: Sri Lanka Vs.England at R Premadasa Stadium,Mar.10,1993
Umpired Test Matches: 08
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.