Record Alert – Navod Paranavithana hits first quadruple century in Schools Cricket

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Mahinda College skipper Navod Paranavithana renewed the highest individual score by a school player in Under 19 Schools cricket in Sri Lanka, today at the Mahinda College ground, Galle.

Opener blasted 39 boundaries and 19 sixes in his belligerent innings of 326-ball 409 vs Dharmasoka College, becoming the first schoolboy to hit a quadruple century in Sri Lanka.

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Paranavithana who represented Sri Lanka U19s in the recently concluded Youth World Cup 2020, played all matches in South Africa with only half-century vs Scotland.

He managed to break the record of the highest individual score, which was owned by his team-mate of Sri Lanka U19s, Avishka Tharindu who hit 350 in February 2020.

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Highest individual scores in Under 19 Schools Cricket 

  • Navod Paranavithana (Mahinda College, Galle) – 409 vs Dharmasoka College, Aambalangoda (2020)
  • Avishka Tharindu (St Anthony’s College, Wattala) – 350 vs Lumbini College, Colombo (2020)
  • Dhammika Vaas (Maris Stella College, Negombo) – 310 vs St. Peter’s College, Negombo (1996)
  • Indika de Seram (St Thomas’ College, Matara) – 304 vs Devananda College, Ambalangoda (1993)
  • Jack Anderson (St Anthony’s College, Kandy) – 291 vs S. Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia (1917) 

*as per the available records

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