Schools Cricket season scrapped

The SLSCA has decided to scrap the U19 Schools Cricket Tournament due to the persistent hold-up to schedules caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Top 8 confirmed in Div. II – Who’ll join the big boys next season? The U19 Division 1...

Addressing school cricket woes

At Temple Trees the other day, some of cricket’s finest brains talked a lot of sense. One sentiment that all of them echoed was the need to look after school cricket, the cradle of the great game.   The cricketing world...

SLC to support schools cricket coaches

Sri Lanka Cricket has come forward to donate Rs. 20,000 each for schools cricket coaches around the Island. In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, most schools' cricket coaches have been severely affected. ThePapare.com noted earlier, that the...

The past, present and future of schoolboy cricketers

With the whole world going through an unexpected stand still, I thought of giving a few thoughts about an area which is very important and significant to us but at this very juncture it seems to be totally neglected...

Zahira wins Inaugural Festival of Cricket in New Zealand

It was fortunate that the tournament was concluded before COVID-19 pushed many countries into lockdown. The tournament was played at Ellerslie Cricket Club grounds in Auckland with 17 teams representing their schools.  A pandemic, cricket and its people We are all...

Schools Cricket Coaches expect support

All cricketing activities in the country have come to a halt with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Coaches Association states that this has affected the coaches severely. Cricket, a premier sport in this...

Nalanda Principal Thilak Watthuhewa elected new President of SLSCA

The 71st Annual General Meeting of Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association was held at Ministry of Education last Thursday (12) where Nalanda College Principal, Thilak Wattuhewa was appointed as the new President of the association. Photos : Ananda-Nalanda Battle of the...

All Cricket island-wide postponed

Sri Lanka Cricket has called for the postponement of Premier League Tier A/ Tier B Tournaments by a week due to the spread of the Corona Virus pandemic. COVID-19 Update: Dark clouds over March Madness Group stages of the Premier League...

A tame draw at Kurunegala Battle of the Rocks

The 37th Battle of the Rocks annual encounter between Maliyadewa College, Kurunegala and St. Anne's College, Kurunegala ended as a tame draw today (14) at the Welagedara Stadium, Kurunegala, as even two innings were not completed in the contest. Read...

St. John’s defeats Jaffna Central in annual limited over encounter

The 18th edition of the limited overs encounter between St. John’s College, Jaffna and Jaffna Central College ended in favor of the former today (14th March) at St. John’s College Grounds in Jaffna. The hosts registered a 33-run win...

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