Seniors for International 'Super Cup'
Senior Cricketers of CCC School of Cricket, Maitland Crescent, Colombo
will leave for Malaysia today 14th August 2005, on an invitation
from Malaysian Cricket Association and SSCC Ventures Sdn Bhd to
participate in the International Super Cup Cricket Tournament to
be held in Kuala Lumpur from 14th-22nd August 2005; for the third
year in succession.
Tournament, according to organizers, has attracted 05 teams from
Pakistan and 03 teams from India. CCC School of Cricket will be
the only team from Sri Lanka while Four Zonal teams from Malaysia
will fill the balance.
CCC School's Colts team will be led by Damith Warusawithana former
Thomian and Moors S.C. Cricketer and his deputy will be all rounder
from Lalith Athulathmudali Vidyalaya. Others in the team are Thusitha
Ranatunga (Gampaha M.M.V.), Chamath Gunaratne (Ananda College),
Ruwan Silva and Asitha Wanniarachchi (both Royal College), Dais
Kottage and Vasanth Yathawaraj (Lyceum International School), Naweed
Ghany (CIS), Ramidu Jayatissa (Mahanama College), Damian Dharmaratne
(St. Joseph's College), Roshana Seneviratne (Trinity College), Rukshan
Wijesuriya (Carey College), Saliheen Hewagama (President's College,
Rajagiriya) and Eranda Rushirukumara (Veluwana College).
to CCC School of Cricket's Coach Nelson Mendis, the young team will
be participating in a tournament of this nature for the first time
and will be exposed to valuable experience to be gained from playing
against international teams, outside the country. The young team
is a balanced one with experienced batsmen and several all rounders
in the team, and a few talented bowlers and a keen set of fielders.
"The experience they are bound to gain at the end of the Tour
should help these youngsters to be better quality cricketers in
the future," added Mendis, who will accompany the Team as Manager