Thuppahi presents here the pages devoted to the Tour of England in CROSSCURRENTS. SRI LANKA and AUSTRALIA AT CRICKET, by Michael Roberts & Alfred James, Sydney, Walla Walla Press, 1998, pp. 88-94 .... reproduced here courtesy of technical aid from David Sansoni (sydney), Johnny De Silva (Melbourne) and Michael Evans (Adelaide)
The Tamil activists’ demonstration at an early point in the Australian innings
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Duleep Mendis being carried off the ground after being hit by Jeff Thomson © Getty Images
Sunil Wettimuny in full flow vs the Aussies …. before he was laid low by Thomson
The five Sri Lankans in the graphic picture presented at the outset happen to be Thomians (that is, former students at S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia) … the extra bloke being an Indian doctor who came to help [in circumstances where the Surrey Oval authorities do not seem to have had a stretcher ora medic at hand].