Royal College, Colombo via Darrell Lieversz’s Painting Brush

Darrell Lieversz

Darrell Lieversz is a former cricketer who played for Ceylon in 1964 and 1965. Wikipedia ….. Born: 7 June 1943 (age 74), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Batting style: Right-handed
Lakshman de Alwis pipping Lieversz in 100 metre dash …
Lieversz in Ceylon Squad that beat India in an Unofficial Test in 1964/65 tour –that played in Ahmedabad
Standing: Lieversz, Michael Tissera (captain), Stanley Jayasinghe, Anuruddha Ppolonowita, HIK Fernando, Abu Fuard.
Squatting: DP de Silva, Norton Fredrick, Lasantha Rodrigo, Mano Ponniah, TCT Edward … Pic 44 in Roberts, Essaying Cricket. Sri Lanka and Beyond, Colombo, Vijitha Yapa Publications, 2006


* Sunday Times: “Lieversz sizzled on track and pitch,” 18 April 2010,
* “A Brief History of Royal College,”
Hugh Karunanayake, “How Royal helped spawn S. Thomas College,18 April 2016,

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