Sri Lanka vs Richmond, Old Deer Park, 1979


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This is a rare video!

"The final game of Sri Lanka's 3 month tour of England, which included participation in the 1979 World Cup, was at Old Deer Park, Richmond. Richmond's captain at the time was the former Sri Lanka player David Heyn. A close game resulted in a 10 run win for the visitors. Richmond team: R Cameron, N Demery, D Heyn, M Stear, R Pearson, C Goldie, D Thomas, P Ray, M Grant, T Walrond, A Evans-Gordon. Sri Lanka: S Jayasinghe, S Jayasekera, R Dias, D Mendis, R Madugalle, S Pasqual, A Tennekoon, S Jeganathan, R Goonatilaka, R Wijesooriya, DLS De Silva. Umpires : D Pearson & R Burd. Spectator: F Neate (Snr)."

Ramanie gooneratne's picture

This video is a very rear video & its so important to me as my brother Sunil Jayasinghe is playing . I thank you for publishing this and request you to publish more of these videos if you have them in your achieves.

jayantha gunasekera's picture

Great to see how we played the game at time... We really miss players like Sunil Jayasinhe who played for Nalanda and Bloomfield and D.L.S.De Silva, promising fast bowler played for Bloomfield , Veteran S.Jeganathan of N.C.C.

Thank you for uploading this. Can you kindly send me the clip via e mail to me ? Mine is or

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