Battle of Dematagoda on March 27
St Mathew’s College (Seated from left) Mohamed Safran (Captain),
Jagath Hettiarachchi (Coach), Joseph Dickson, Jayantha Mohottala
(Principal), Kasun Ruckshan, Ranjith Ginthota (Prefect of
Games), Imran Riza (Vise Captain). (Standing from left) Suranga
Pradeep, Rajan Anushanth, Sudeeka Madhushan, Nevil Melroy,
Mohommed Mashud, Dimantha Viraj, Mohommed Farzan, Irosh
Uduvaduge, Oshada Gamage, Mohommed Hadhil, Thuwan Riza, Harshana
Devendra Rekeva, Nipuna Madhushanka, Sahan Sulaj, Mohommed Akram
(not in the picture)
St John’s College (seated from left) Tharindu Dilshan, Thuwan
Roshan (Captain), H G P Lakshman (Master in Charge), Gamini
Wanigarathne (Principal), Hemamala Jayasinghe (Vice Principal),
K I S Fernando (Coach), Nadeera Madhushan (Vise Captain), Dimuth
Chathuranga. Standing (1st row from left) Isuru Sayakkara, Brian
George, M Sapuwan, Dayan Niroshan, Riskhan Christy Cobri, Tuwan
Sabeer, D Krishan, M Uswan (2nd row from left) M Sufras, M
Salman, B M A Hakeem, M Nazar, M Ameer Usman, M Aslam, M Fuwad,
M Abdulla, Nilam, M Rahuman Nilam.
The 40th Battle of Dematagoda, the annual cricket encounter between
St Mathew's College, Dematagoda and St John's College, Dematagoda will
be held on March 27, 2011 at Railway Grounds, Mount Mary.
All-rounder Mohamed Safran will lead the St Mathew's team and last
year's captain Joseph Dickson, Kasun Rukshan, Imran Riza and Nipuna
Madhusanka are the key players in this side.
On the other hand St John's College will go into this battle under
the captaincy of Thuwan Roshan while Tharindhu Dilshan, Nadeera Madushan
and Dimuth Chathuranga are the most experienced players for their side.
Jagath Hettiarachchi is the coach of St Mathew's College and K I S
Fernando is the coach of St John's College this year.