Royal People

A dedication to those wonderful people who served Royal Primary School & Royal College, in Sri Lanka, since 1835, and, who will be remembered for their committment, sincerety and unselfishness.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Gamini Goonasena

Gamini Goonesena (born February 16, 1931), in Colombo, was a Sri Lankan first-class cricketer prior to his country being granted Test status. A legbreak bowler, he played in 194 games, including matches in England for Cambridge University and Nottinghamshire, as well as a spell with New South Wales in Australia.

In the University match in 1957, he scored 211 for Cambridge against Oxford, the highest score ever for Cambridge in the annual fixture.


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