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Prince of Wales’ College first Eleven Cricket Pool 2020. Seated L/R – Lucky Rogers Fernando (Head Coach), Vinuja Ranpul, Vajira Abeywickrama (Prefect of Games), Naduka Fernando (Captain), Kusala J. Fernando (Principal), Lakshan Perera (Vice Captain), Kasun Devapriya (Master in Charge), Rajeewa Krishan (Asst. Coach) Middle Row Standing L/R – Ashan Fernando, Vidath Direndra, Omesh Mendis, Tharindu Amarasinghe, Dinura Fernando, Ravindu Janith, Pasindu Pathum, Kavinda de Mel, Rehan Chamika    Back Row Standing L/R – Upeka Fernando, Anupa Heshan, Thanuj Kavishan, Kunchana Gihan (Picture by Dilwin Mendis Moratuwa Sports Special Correspondent).   

Pasindu Pathum 

Fourth year coloursman, all rounder, right hand top order bat, right arm medium pace bowler, safe fielder in any position with a good arm and Vice Captain of the first Eleven Cricket Team in 2021/22 under 23 cricketer and Sara Trophy Division Two Player Modara Meehalage Don Pasindu Pathum has brought honour and immense glory to his Alma Mater Prince of Wales’ College Moratuwa with his deeds in the field of cricket. Pasindu was admitted to Prince of Wales’ College in 2008 and his parents M. M. D. Jayasiri and D. P. L. Pathmalatha noticing that his son’s forte is cricket made arrangements to admit him to the School Cricket Academy and in 2012. He was selected to the under 13 Division Three team in 2014 and he scored 200 runs with a 50 and claimed eight scalps. In the following year representing the Division One team he scored 302 runs with 4 fifties and Cambrians were the All Island Champions by beating Mahinda College Galle and he made the top score of 77 runs and won the Man of the Finals Award.

Then in 2016 he was an unanimous choice for the under 15 Division One Team and passed the 150 run mark with a fifty and captured 15 wickets and in his final year he collected 378 runs with three half centuries and bagged eight wickets and was selected for the Colombo South Team for the Prima Cup and their team reached up to the finals and lost to Southern Province.

His first year in the under 17 was in 2018 and passed the 200 run mark with two half centuries with an unbeaten 98 runs against D. S. Senanayake Vidyalaya Colombo and took 8 wickets and in the following year he scored exactly 200 runs with two fifties and claimed 15 wickets and as an under 17 player he was selected for the first eleven team and participating in 11 outings he scored 358 runs with three fifties and played in the Big Match and the Limited Over Match against their arch rivals St. Sebastian’s College and in 2020 he collected 390 runs with three fifties and the Big Match was cancelled at the eleventh hour due to Corona Outbreak and his coach was Kalpa Fernando and the Master in Charge was Nadith Jayaweera. Then in 2021 he played in the Limited Over Schools Tournament and in five games he scored 220 runs with two fifties and he played for the Big Match in 2022 and scored 55 runs and played for the Limited Overs Match too and his Principals were Kusala Fernando and Dimuthu Deranagoda and his coaches were Lucky Rogers Fernando and Nilanth Cooray. In 2019 he represented Panadura Spots Club in the under 23 tournament and played for Rajarata Sports Club in Sara Trophy Division Two and scored 170 runs and presently he is a member of the Nugegoda Sports Club and preparing for the forthcoming Premier Cricket Tournament.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 – 01:00

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