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Lankan Cricket Club

Lankan Cricket Club is a former first-class cricket team in Sri Lanka.

History

Lankan Cricket Club played in the Premier Trophy from 2005-06 to 2012-13. It was one of six clubs that lost their places when the competition was reduced from 20 teams to 14 for the 2013-14 season. It also lost its List A status at the same time. It now plays at lower levels.

In its eight seasons of first-class cricket, Lankan Cricket Club played 74 matches, with 11 wins, 28 losses and 35 draws.[1] It played 59 matches of List A cricket, with 28 wins, 28 losses, one tie and two matches that did not reach a result.[2]

Records

The highest first-class score was 175 by Ashen Silva against Nondescripts Cricket Club in 2011-12.[3] The best innings bowling figures were 8 for 58 by Ranil Dhammika against Panadura Sports Club in 2007-08.[4] Gayan Sirisoma took seven wickets in an innings five times;[5] in 27 matches for Lankan Cricket Club, he took 148 wickets at an average of 16.95.[6]

Clubs with similar names

There is a Lankans Cricket Club in Toronto, and in England there are several clubs with similar names: Leicester Lankans Cricket Club and Midland Lankans Cricket Club, for example. There are also several instances around the world of a Sri Lankans Cricket Club and a Sri Lankan Cricket Club.

References

  1. ^ "Lankan Cricket Club first-class playing record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Lankan Cricket Club List A playing record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Nondescripts Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club 2011-12". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Lankan Cricket Club v Panadura Sports Club 2007-08". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Most wickets in an innings for Lankan Cricket Club". CricketArchive. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Bowling for each team by Gayan Sirisoma". CricketArchive. Retrieved 12 April 2015.

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28 September 2019