Kushlan Prabath outstanding sportsman from CIS, Kandy
Eighteen year old Kushlan Prabath Ravindra is an Advanced level student of Colombo International School,Kandy who is an All-round sportsman of the School, participating in Cricket,Basketball, Athletics and excelling in Soccer. Kushlan played Cricket at School level as a right hand batsman and a right arm medium pace bowler who started his sports career in the year 2013 onwards representing ‘Yellow House’ of the School.
He helped his house to become Runners-up for a number of years with his all-round performances,his highest score being forty eight runs and the best bowling feat being 3 for 30 against the ‘Red House’ of the School and he joined Lewella Sports Club to play in Club matches at the Inter Playground Competitions.
As an Athlete he won the Javelin throw, Discus throw and Shot putt events and in Basketball too he played for the School Basketball Team.
Soccer was Kushlan’s favourite sport and he excelled in Soccer under the Coaching of Lal Wijesiri and he improved his talent in Soccer playing at Lewella MC grounds as centre .
He started Soccer too at School level and he led his house Soccer team to become Champions in the year 2018 at the School Soccer tournament and some of the outstanding Soccer Players in his team are Ashraf Ahamed, Sanjula Pathirana, Kaito Perera, Sapumal Fernando, Dave Karawita, and Mahasen Samarakoon to name a few.
His Soccer team played for the School against the International Schools all over the Island and his team came up to Quarter Finals for two years in 2019 and 2020. He represented the Nawalanka Club of Lewella at the Inter Club Soccer tournaments for two years in 2019/20 which was held at Aruppola MC Grounds. His main intention is to represent Sri Lanka in Soccer by improving the sport to play in Qatar and USA at Club level in future and his ambition is to become a Mechanical Engineer.
He is thankful to all his coaches in many sports disciplines and his parents for the encouragement given to him to improve his sports abilities.