D. B. Wijesinghe
Leads the side this year with four years of cricket experience behind him. Handles his side well. Opens bowling for the side and maintains a steady length throughout. Is a very stylish, hard hitting batsman. A very safe field in any position.
30th and 31st March 1951
The 22nd battle of the maroons ended in a draw.
Skipper of the side better known as "Cookabura". Has a special liking for "Beryl" cricket balls. He missed the last year battle as he was in the Ceylon Team touring Pakistan.
(Not in seated order)
D. B. Wijesinghe, K. D. S. Wimalasekera, H. Seneviratne, N. Kulatunge, S. Molligoda, S. L. Silva, C. Premaratne, P. de Silva, N. Perera, H. A. Weerasinghe, L. Jayakody
StandingW. W. Silva, D. Perera, S. Hewagama, M. W. Chandrapala, A. Gunasena, A. de Zoysa, W. H. S. Samarasekera
SeatedW. J. Jayasooriya, A. Dharmapala, S. Jayasinghe (Capt.), C. Obeysekera, A. de Silva
GroundM. T. Rodrigo, H. C. H. Pieris