Duvindu Silva, a cricketer in the making | Daily News

Duvindu Silva, a cricketer in the making

Duvindu Silva with his awards
Duvindu Silva with his awards

Duvindu Silva, a grade nine student of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda has shown great promise as a budding cricketer. This 14-year-old lad has won the Best Player of the year award in the annual award ceremony of the Sanath Jayasuriya cricket academy. Duvindu has won the Best Batsman, Best Bowler and Best All-rounder awards at the 2017/18 award ceremony of the Sanath Jayasuriya cricket academy.

Divindu hopes to continue his cricket career while striking a good balance with his studies. He thanks the chairman of the academy, cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya, the head coach of the academy Dilruk Mendis and the coaching panel, school coach Lal Senaratne and personal coach Chamara Guruge.

He also appreciates the huge support given by his family, father Mahendra Kumara Silva, mother Chamari Dilrukshi and only brother Pasindu Silva.

“I have come this far with the support of many. I would like to thank all my past coaches, relations, my best friend Thinal Sinnhabahu for all the encouragement they have given for me”.


 

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