Colts Cricket Club

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Colts Cricket Club
කොල්ට්ස් ක්‍රිකට් සමාජය
Colts Cricket Club Crest
Colts Cricket Club Crest
One-day nameColts Cricket Club
Personnel
CaptainSri Lanka Dilruwan Perera
Team information
CityColombo
ColoursChartreuse yellow      [1]
Founded1873; 146 years ago (1873)
Home groundColts Cricket Club Ground
Capacity10,000
History
No. of titles7
Premier Trophy wins6
Premier Limited Overs Tournament wins1
Twenty20 Tournament wins0
Notable playersChaminda Vaas
Official website:www.colombocolts.lk

Colts Cricket Club [2] is a first-class cricket team based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. They have won 6 first class tournaments of Sri Lanka domestic league as in 1991/92, 1999/2000, 2001/02, 2004/05, 2008/09 and 2011/12 and 2 Premier Limited Overs Tournament as in 1998/99 and 2010/11.

Notable former Colts cricketer Chaminda Vaas

History[edit]

The club is officially known as Colombo Colts Cricket Club and was established in 1873 and re-organised in 1886. The club was originally based in Pettah, Colombo. The club has a first-class team and other teams like Club B, under-23 and under-25 as well as women's teams.

Honours[edit]

  • P Saravanamuttu Trophy (1)

1991–92

  • Premier Trophy (4)

1999–00 2001–02 2004–05 2008–09 2011-12

Current squad[edit]

Players with international caps are listed in bold

No Name Nat Age Batting Style Bowling Style
Batsmen
11 Sahan Arachchige Sri Lanka 23 Left-handed Right-arm slow-medium
28 Avishka Fernando Sri Lanka 21 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
49 Priyamal Perera Sri Lanka 24 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Hashan Dumindu Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Sangeeth Cooray Sri Lanka 24 Left-handed Right-arm off-break
Angelo Jayasinghe Sri Lanka 26 Right-handed Right-arm leg-break
All-rounders
47 Dilruwan Perera (Captain) Sri Lanka 36 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
26 Kaveeshka Anjula Sri Lanka 21 Left-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
23 Sadeera Samarawickrama Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed
55 Kusal Perera Sri Lanka 28 Left-handed
? Pasindu Lakshanka Sri Lanka 22 Right-handed
? Vishad Randika Sri Lanka 21 Right-handed
Bowlers
4 Akila Dananjaya Sri Lanka 25 Left-handed Right-arm off-break
20 Nisala Tharaka Sri Lanka 28 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
45 Prabath Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 27 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
92 Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka 36 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Mohamed Ali Sri Lanka 25 Left-handed Right-arm fast-medium
Mohamed Shiraz Sri Lanka 24 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Charith Sudaraka Sri Lanka 23 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Mahesh Theekshana Sri Lanka

Notable players[edit]

Home ground[edit]

Colts Cricket Club Ground is the club's primary venue for home matches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic Clubs#Colombo Colts Cricket Club". Srilankacricket.lk. Sri Lanka Cricket. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka domestic cricket. A brief history". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 October 2015.

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