Battle of the Maroons

Ananda vs Nalanda

47th Battle of the Maroons

Ananda Captain

Ruwan Perera

Fifth year coloursman. Right hand aggressive bat and right arm medium pace opening bowler. Has a tremendous appetite for quick runs and this has been the cause of his downfall many times. A brilliant close-in fielder.

Oval Grounds

March 27th and 28th of 1976

The 47th battle of the maroons ended in a draw.

Nalanda Captain

Ravindra Fernando

Fourth year coloursman. A pool member of the Board of Control for Cricket. He has scored 820 runs so far in this season including three centuries.

Ananda Team

Seated (left to right)
Saliya Witharana, Thilan Wijesinghe, Priyal Perera(Vice-Captain), Ruwan Perera(Captain), Sidath Wettamuni, Kushil Gunasekara, Gihan Karunaratne.

Standing (left to right)
Saman Kohomange, Dhammika Perera, Anura De Silva, Keerthiraj Perera, Lalith Hewavitharane, Mahendra Samararatne, Prasanna Amarasinghe, Senaka Ekayayake, Hemakantha Ekayayake, Kolitha Nilaweera.

Absentees
Prasanna Karunathileke, Tilak de Silva.

Nalanda Team

Seated (left to right)
Ananda Jayaweera, Anura Pasqual, Jayantha Narangoda, S. P Fernando, Ravindra Fernando (Captain). Yohan Gunasekara (Vice Captain), Susantha Karunaratne, Hemantha Devapriya, Aruna Ranasinghe

Standing (left to right)
Upali Karunaratne, Chandana Peries, Manjula Kandage, Anura Kodituwakku, Upali Gamage,Nanduka Jayasinghe, Kapila Perera, Kenath Kariayawasam.