Chaturanga Kumara Awarded Cricket Scholarship

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced that Chaturanga Kumara has been awarded a cricket scholarship to represent South gate Cricket Club, in England as their overseas amateur player in the Middlesex League for the upcoming 2011 season.

Sri Lanka Cricket extends its gratitude to Asitha Jayaweera Chairman SLC U.K Committee for successfully Coordinating this facility to Chaturanga under SLC’s development initiatives to facilitate School boy Cricketers to play in the English minor league.

Chaturanga Scored 1007 runs and captured 75 wickets for his Alma Mater St Josephs College Colombo in 2009/2010 season, and was adjudicated as the School Boy Cricketer of the Year in the Bata/Times awards in the same year.

Chaturanga also represented the Sri Lanka under 19s team when England toured Sri Lanka in January 2011.

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