Nipun’s stunning entry and the forgotten firebrand Weerakkody

Nipun Ransika’s golden moment five years ago   |   Weerakkody with the glittering trophy in 1987

Former Observer SLT Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Nipun Ransika produced a sensational bowling spell to guide Sri Lanka Emerging team to a convincing 67-run win against Gloucestershire in their T-20 cricket match played at Bristol, England last weekend. The win enabled the Sri Lanka Emerging team to end their month long tour with a winning note. The Sri Lankan team played three four-day games and three T20s on tour but only managed a solitary win over Gloucestershire to end the tour on a winning note.

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Sunday Observer: 05.06.2022