Colts Cricket Club

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.

Colts Cricket Club
කොල්ට්ස් ක්‍රිකට් සමාජය
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One Day nameColts Cricket Club
Personnel
CaptainSri Lanka Sadeera Samarawickrama
Team information
CityColombo
Colours  Chartreuse yellow[1]
Founded1873; 148 years ago (1873)
Home groundColts Cricket Club Ground
Capacity10,000
History
Premier Trophy wins6
Premier Limited Overs Tournament wins1
Twenty20 Tournament wins0
Notable playersChaminda Vaas
Official websitewww.colombocolts.lk
Notable former Colts cricketer Chaminda Vaas

HistoryEdit

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.

HonoursEdit

  • P Saravanamuttu Trophy (1)

1991–92

  • Premier Trophy (4)

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

Current squadEdit

These players featured in matches for Colts CC in 2019/20[3]

Players with international caps are listed in bold

No Name Nat Age Batting Style Bowling Style
Batsmen
28 Avishka Fernando   23 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
49 Priyamal Perera   26 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
43 Hashan Dumindu   26 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
69 Sangeeth Cooray   26 Left-handed Right-arm off-break
14 Santhush Gunathilake   22 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
All-rounders
47 Dilruwan Perera   39 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
17 Dhananjaya Lakshan   23 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
73 Jehan Daniel   22 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Nalin Priyadarshana   31 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Wicket-keepers
23 Sadeera Samarawickrama (Captain)   26 Right-handed
55 Kusal Perera   31 Left-handed
Bowlers
4 Akila Dananjaya   28 Right-handed Right-arm off-break
Nipun Ransika   22 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
77 Nipun Malinga   21 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Mahesh Theekshana   21 Right-handed Right-arm off-break

Notable playersEdit

Home groundEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Domestic Clubs#Colombo Colts Cricket Club". Srilankacricket.lk. Sri Lanka Cricket. Archived from the original on 7 July 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka domestic cricket. A brief history". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  3. ^ Silva, Sithija De (2020-01-28). "Photos: Colts Cricket Team Preview 2019/20". ThePapare.com. Retrieved 2020-04-26.

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