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1880 – 2006 RESULTS – Each Decade

Year

P

W

L

D

1880-89

10

05

03

02

1890-99

10

02

07

01

1900-09

10

03

05

02

1910-19

10

03

03

04

1920-29

10

06

03

01

1880-1929

 

50 

19 

21 

10 

1930-39

10

04

03

03

1940-49

10

04

02

04

1950-59

10

01

02

07

1960-69

10

01

01

08

1970-79

10

00

00

10

1930-79

 

50 

10 

8 

32 

1980-89

10

01

01

08

1990-99

10

02.

02

06

2000-07

08

01

02

05

1980-2007

 

28 

04 

05 

19 

Total 

128 

33 

34 

61 

Venue 

W 

L 

D 

Total 

Galle Face

04

07

4

15

Gordon Garden(Fort)

01

00

00

01

NCC (VP)

01

00

00

01

CCC(MC)

04

10

02

16

CampbellPark(CP)

01

01

02

04

NCC (MP)

01

03

02

06

SSC (VP)

13

04

06

23

Colombo Oval (CO/PS)

06

05

29

40

SSC (MP)

02

04

16

22

 Total

33

34

61

128

About the Venues

(1)   (GF) Galle Face Grounds Home of CCC (Presently Taj Samudra Hotel Premises)

(2)   (GG) Gordon Gardens – Fort (Opposite present Foreign Ministry Building)

(3)   NCC Grounds Victoria Park (opposite Calvery House )

(4)   CCC Grounds – Maitland Crescent Colombo 7

(5)   Campbell Park – (Present Wesley College Grounds)

(6)   NCC Grounds – Maitland Place Colombo 7

(7)   SSC Victoria Park – (Presently Nomads CC Grounds)

(8)   (CO/PS) Colombo Oval – Tamil-Union C & AC Grounds (Now P. Saravanamuttu Stadium)

(9)   Singhalese Sports Club Grounds – Maitland Place Colombo 7

Matches played at different venues

1. Galle Face – 1880, 1882 to 1891, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1912 (16 Matches)

2. Gordon Gardens (GG) – 1881 (1 Match)

3. N. C. C. (VP) – 1892 (1 Match)

4. CCC. – 1895 to 1896, 1898, 1900 to 1911 (15 Matches)

5. CP – 1913 to 1915, 1917 (4 Matches)

6. N. C. C. – 1916, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941 (6 Matches)

7. S.S. C. (V.F) – 1918 to 1934, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948 (23 Matches)

8. (Oval / P. Sara) – 1943, 1945, 1947, 1949 to 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986 to 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993 (40 Matches)

9. S.S.C. – 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1994 to 2007 (22 Matches)

Highest / lowest at each venue 

Highest individual score Highest total Lowest total
1881 – (G.G.) J.W. de Silva 9 1881 – 110 1881 – 15
1889 – (GF) C. F. Weinman 64 1912 – 141 1885 – 9 (a)
1892 – (NCC-VP) A. Raffel 56 1892 – 142 1892 – 103
1895 – (CCC) E. Jayatilake 72 1895 – 217 1906 – 3
1917 – (CP).E.A. de Krester 87 1913 – 173 1913 – 87
1936 – (NCC.) P. C. D. Me Carthy 98 1936 – 289 / 8* 1916-101
1930 – (SSC V. P.) D. B. Gunasekera (Jnr) 148 1938-351 / 7* 1927-78
1980 – (Oval / PS) S. Wamakulasuriya 197 (a) 1980-357 / 8* 1945-40
1996-(SSCMP) A.Polonowita 165(++) 2006-432/7*

Note

(*) denotes declarations

(a) denotes series record

(++). Newspaper reports says Polonowita scored 164 and Royal had a total of 386 / 6.

A second newspaper show these figures as 165 & 387 for 6.

YEAR – TOTALS OVER 300 RUNS (13)

 

2006 432 for 7 (d) off 102.5 overs SSC (MP)
1996 387 for 6 (d) off 96 overs SSC (MP)
1980 357 for 8 (d) off 149 1 overs (CO)
1992 351 all out off 116.5 overs (CO) (b)
1938 351 for 7 (d) off 97 overs S. S. C. (V. P)
1930 346 for 8 (d) off 109.3 overs SSC (VP)
1993 329 for 9 (d) off 103.3 overs (CO)
1979 321 for 8 (d) off 105 overs SSC (MP)
1948 322 off 103 overs overs SSC (VP)
1995 12 for 9 (d) off 100.5 overs SSC (MP)
1942 305 off 113.5 overs SSC (VP)
1926 304 off 87.2 overs SSC (VP)
2003 300/7 (d) off 95 overs overs SSC (MP) (b)
1971 295 for 2 (d) off 70 overs

(b) Second innings

Note : Royal has 13 totals over 300 runs (a series record).5 of them on the S. S. C. Grounds (VP) Sat the P. Saravanamuttu Stadium and 5 at the S. S. C. Grounds (M. P.) Under Lowest Totals – 9 runs was the lowest in Ceylon cricket. Since 1895 -Richmond, St. Sebastians, Dharmarajah College have equalled this total and one first class club has joined the above named.

LOWEST TOTALS

1885-9 off 10.2 overs (GF)

1887 – 15 off 35.2 overs (GF)

1884 – 20 off 25.2 overs (GF)

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