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Batting records best partnership in the series by Thomians

TOTAL

YEAR

BATSMAN

RUNS

1st wicket*

1936

N.Scheffer (54*) & W. Jayatillake (72*)

134*

2nd wicket

1941

A.F.Molamure (113) & N.T.Wijesooriya (81)

161

3rd wicket

1997

B.U. Karunaratne (116) & H.N.GPeiris(108)

136

4th wicket

1964

S.B. De Senevirathen (96) & A.P.B.Tennakoon (78)

146

5th wicket *

1953

P.I.Peiris (123) & G.L. Wijesinghe (64)

187

6th wicket *

1931

N.A. De S. Wijesekara (105) & F. Amerasinghe (70)

111

7th wicket

1936

N.Siebel (151*) & R.B. Wijesinghe (57)

136

8th wicket *

1996

R.Femando (119) & C. Gunawardena (36)

112

9th wicket

1979

M.B.Halangoda (70*) & C.P. Richards (20*)

91*

 10th wicket *

1943 K.L.M.Perera (98*) & S. Elapata (44)

114

Partnership of over 50 by the same pair in both innings (series records)

• In 1957, R.J. Reid and N.S. Gurusinghe put on 65 runs for the second wicket in the first innings. They followed it up with a partnership of 71 runs for the 2nd wicket in the second innings.

• In 1974, T.S. Mohamed and Sasi Ganeshan put on an opening stand of 105 runs in the first innings, which was followed up by another opening stand of 54 runs in the second innings.

• In 1967, D.A. Ponniah and A. Jayasekara put on a partnership of 56 runs for the first wicket in the first innings and followed it up with an opening stand of 118 runs in the second innings.

• In 1981,R.SirisenaandK.DeAlwisputona 1st wicket partnership of 69 in the first innings and then put up a partnership of 112 in the second innings.

Half centuries for S. Thomas’ College

Year

Batsman

Runs

Year

Batsman

Runs

1885

F. Thomasz

69

1964

A.P.B. Tennekoon

78

1890

D. Robertson

55

1965

S.B. De. A. Seneviratne

97

1893

S. Edirisinghe

66

1967

A.N.C.W. Jayasekara

75 (a)

1902

H.V.Tringham

91 (a)

1967

M.A. Hameed

59* (a)

1902

L.H. De Alwis

68

1971

R. Sathasivam

54

1907

A. Tennekoon

52* (a)

1971

K.H. Kumarasinghe

60

1908

F.B. Smeaton

57

1973

T.S. Mohomed

55 (a)

1914

S. Saravanamuttu

86

1974

T.S. Mohomed

57

1915

A.E. Crowther

94

1975

S. Ganeshan

59

1917

F.J.T. Ferdinander

60

1976

R.G De Alwis

58 (a)

1926

R. Jayatileke

62

1978

D.K. Subramaniam

56

1927

R. Herman

54

1979

M.B. Halangoda

70*

1928

R. Herman

60

1980

R. Sirisena

68

1929

A.J.D. Selvadurai

55

1981

R.Sirisena

59

1930

N.A. De S. Wijesekara

71 (a)

1981

R. Sirisena

56

1931

F. Amerasinghe

70

1981

L.K, De Alwis

56

1932

R.P. Senanayake

50

1982

S. Anthonisz

70

1933

L.S. Gauder

55

1984

D. Bulankulama

71

1934

D. Fairweather

69

1985

M.Algama

60

1935

S. Thabrew

67

1986

V.V.I. De Mel

51

1935

C. Cotelingham

52 * (a)

1987

V.V.I.DeMel

60

1936

W. Jayatilleke

72*

1987

N. Femando

55*

1936

N. Scheffer

54*

1988

N. Adikaram

51

1936

R.B. Wijesinghe

57 (a)

1988

A.A. W. Gunawardena

54 (a)

1937

R.B.Wijesinghe

55

1988

N. Fernando

64

1937

W. Jayatilleke

62

1989

N. Fernando

70

1939

R.B.Wijesinghe

63

1989

N. Fernando

50

1939

R.B.Wijesinghe

70

1989

N. Adikaram

66

1940

R. Proctor

57

1990

N. Adikaram

70

1941

N.T. Wijesuriya

81

1991

H. Aponso

50

1942 V.G. Prins 83 1992 D. Bodhiyabaduge 55(a)
1943 K.L.M. Perera 98* 1993 D. Bodhiyabaduge 63
1944 K.M.T. Perera 70(a) 1994 B.C.M.S. Mendis 76
1944 C. Saravanamuttu 63 1994 V.M. Bandaranayake 52
1945 O.R. Wijesinghe 55* 1995 U.A. Fernando 79(a)
1947 S.J. Thambiah 64* 1996 U.A. Fernando 67
1947 R.I. P. Weerakoon 52 1996 B.U. Karunaratna 68
1948 R.A. Thoussaint 64 1997 U.A. Fernando 60
1948 W.J. May 54 1998 U.A. Fernando 80
1949 P.T. Shanthi Kumar 55 1998 H.N.G Peiris 99
1950 R. Inam 74 1998 U.A. Fernando 50
1950 R. Inam 50* 2000 J. Mendis 67
1950 T. Jayalingam 55 2000 D.V.H. Gunawardana 73*
1951 D.S. Samuel 51(a) 2001 J. Mendis 54
1953 G.L. Wijesinghe 64 2002 J. Mendis 88
1954 A.T.L. Gauder 61 2002 H.S. Peiris 54*
1957 R.J. Reid 65* 2003 A.G Rajawasan 67
1957 R.J. Reid 65 2003 R.S. Mendis 69
1958 M.H. Tissera 50 2004 J.K.Silva 85
1959 N.S. Gurusinghe 69 2004 R. Panduwawala 51*(a)
1959 M.F. Sproule 57 2005 N.M. Mazahir 57(a)
1960 C.E.M. Ponniah 51 (a) 2006 L.A.H.N. Perera 58
1962 P.N. Selvadurai 68* 2006 D.A. Colombage 81
1963 P.N.W. Gunesekara 53 2006 P.G.C.S. Pussegolla 73
1963 L.S. Perera 53 2006 S. Gnanaskandan 57
1963 A.P.B. Tennekoon 54 2006 J. Thahir 50 (a)

1964

S.B. De. A. Seneviratne

96

Centuries for S. Thomas’ College

YEAR BATSMAN RUNS YEAR BATSMAN RUNS
1917 B.T. Jansz 103 1972 L.R.D. Mendis 184
1931 N.A. De S. Wijesekera 105 1984 D. Bulankulama 108
1934 W.A. Wijesinghe 115* 1987 A. Bulankulama 101
1935 M.O. Gooneratna 107 (a) 1992 B.C.M.S. Mendis 124 (b)
1936 N. Seible 151* 1993 B.C.M.S. Mendis 112
1937 W.A. Jayatileka 110* 1996 M.H.R.M. Fernando 119
1941 A.F. Molamure 113 1997 B.U. Karunaratne 116(c)
1953 P.I. Peiris 123 1997 H.N.G. Peiris 108
1956 R.J. Reid 158* 1999 H.M.G. Peiris 103
1966 S.J. Rajapakse 101 2001 J. Mendis 111
1967 D. Ponniah 100*(b) 2005 T.A.M. Peiris 125
1971 L.R.D. Mendis 103       

(a) The Century was scored in 85 minutes, making it the fastest on record with respect to time.
(b) Century was scored on debut.
(c) Century (100 runs) was scored off 101 deliveries, making it the fastest century in respect to the number of deliveries faced by the batsman.

Batting doubles
Century and a half century in the same match

Year Batsman Runs
1937 W. Jayatilake 62 & 110*
1984 D. Balankulame 108 & 72
2001 J. Mendis 111 & 54

Two half centuries in the same match

Year Batsman Runs
1939 R.B. Wijesinghe 63 & 70
1950 R. Inman 74 & 50
1957 R.J. Reid 65* & 65
1981 R. Sirisena 59 & 56
989 N. Femando 70 & 50
1998 U.A. Femando 80 & 50

Other Batting Records

Highest Individual Aggregate : Upeka Fernando – 394 runs (1995 1998)
Highest Total : S. Thomas’ scored 388 runs for 9 Dec. in 1996
Fresher Record : B.M.C.S. Mendis scored 124 runs in 1992
Fastest Team  Scoring Rate : S. Thomas’ Scored 340 runs for 3 dec. in 1997 facing just 64.5 overs (Run Rate =5.24)
Centuries In Successive Years : L.R.D. Mendis (1971-103,1972-184)

B.M.C.S. Mendis (1992-124,1993-112)

Fastest Century : M.O. Gunaratne 100 in 85 mins

B.U. Karunaratne 100 in 101 balls

Most Number Of Half Centuries : 5 Half centuries in 2006 Match

  L..A.H.N. Perera 58

D.A. Columbage81

P.G.C.S.P. Pussegolla 73

S. Gnanaskandan 57

J. Thahir-50*

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