LMD brightens Lanka’s Cricketing History via LIONS OF LANKA

LIONS OF LANKA. Cricket –An Island’s Passion

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Vijaya Malalasekera, Chandra Schaffter & Kumar Boralessa, the three sagacious heads who selected Sri Lanka’s Best Cricketers between 1932 and 2019

This unusual photograph is in Anura Tennekoon’s possession and shows most of the Sri Lankan squad (sans Michael Tissera & Sunil Wettimuny) including Neil Perera (Asst Manager) Raja Wickremesinghe (Trainer) and KMT Perera (Manager), prior to their journey to Radella in Nuwara Eliya for acclimatization and fitness enhancement prior to their path-breaking trip to England  for the World Cup Tournament in 1975

The final squad for the 1975 trip to England with Manager KMT Perera

The squad that secured the World Cup in style in 1996 with coach Dav Whatmore in centre

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword: Reflections from the Panel of Selectors       ………………….. 4

Lions of Sri Lanka. The 30 Greatest Cricketer since 1932  ……………..  7

Pinnacles, Troughs and Trends ……………  Michael Roberts  ……….  69

World Cup Glory ………………………………. Roshan Abeysinghe ……. 77

T20 Miracle ……………………………………. Daniel Alexander  ……….. 83

The Fan Club ……………………………………..             …………………….   89

Home Turf…International Venues  ……. Andrew Fernando ……..   99

ISBN 9780955-0340-10-1, Media Services (private) Limited

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