Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club

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Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club
Personnel
Captain Sri Lanka Nipun Karunanayake
Coach Sri Lanka
Team information
Colours Emerald Green      [1]
Founded 1892
Home ground BCAC Ground
History
Premier Trophy wins 8
Premier Limited Overs Tournament wins 5
Twenty20 Tournament wins none

Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club is a first-class cricket team based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is one of Sri Lanka's oldest cricket clubs founded in 1892 and competes in the Premier Trophy, which it has won eight times.[2]

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1892.

Sanath Jayasuriya has appeared for BC&AC since the 1994/95 season

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold

No Name Nat Age Batting Style Bowling Style
Batsmen
1 Lahiru Jayakody Sri Lanka 24 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
6 Nipun Karunanayake (Captain) Sri Lanka 27 Left-handed Right-arm leg-break
7 Adeesha Nanayakkara Sri Lanka 27 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Chandimanthu Rodrigo Sri Lanka 28 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Kasun Ekanayake Sri Lanka 21 Right-handed
Sachin Jayawardena Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Nisal Francisco Sri Lanka 21 Left-handed Right-arm leg-break
All-rounders
5 Ramesh Mendis Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
11 Anuk Fernando Sri Lanka 23 Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
17 Pramud Hettiwatte Sri Lanka 23 Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Wicket-keepers
2 Nipun Haggalla Sri Lanka 20 Right-handed
Thiran Dhanapala Sri Lanka 22 Right-handed
Bowlers
10 Imran Khan Sri Lanka 26 Left-handed Right-arm fast-medium
36 Lahiru Fernando Sri Lanka 24 Right-handed Right-arm leg-break
65 Kasun Rajitha Sri Lanka 25 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
73 Lahiru Samarakoon Sri Lanka 21 Left-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Malith de Silva Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Koshan Dhanushka Sri Lanka 25 Right-handed Right-arm off-break

Honours[edit]

  • P Saravanamuttu Trophy (3)

1963–64 1994–95 1996–97

  • Robert Senanayake Trophy (2)

1980–81 1981–82

  • Lakspray Trophy (1)

1982–83

  • Premier Trophy (2)

1998–99 2003–04

Club Presidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic Clubs#Bloomfield Cricket And Athletic Club". Srilankacricket.lk. Sri Lanka Cricket. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ Thawfeeq, Sa'adi. "Shelley Wickramasinghe dies at 85". 12 August 2011. Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 August 2011.

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