RAJANS AT CRICKET IN 1957
Excerpts from Ceylon Daily News
Rain Robbed Antonians of a certain victory’.
The following week (15th & 16th February) saw Antonians playing against Darmaraja at Lake view. Antonians put up massive 331 runs on the board with Ranjith Doranegama (93), Sherifdeen (64), Berenger (53), Charlie Joseph (33) and Ranjith Samarasekera (30) all making contributions. The Rajans were skittle out for 127 and in the 2nd Innings they were struggling at 95/7 when match was called off due to rain. Sherfideen captured 3/18 in the 1st innings and Seneviratne took 4/10 in the 2nd Innings. Ceylon Daily News reported
"I remember playing really well against Dramaraja as I was just bowling floaters and their batsman couldn’t read it so I picked up wickets"