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SL umpire Ponnadurai dies, aged 78

2013-08-15 18:28:03
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Former test and one-day international umpire Selliah Ponnadurai has died at the age of 78, Sri Lanka Cricket said on Thursday.

Ponnadurai officiated in the country's maiden test victory over India in 1985.

The Sri Lankan umpired alongside Piyadasa Vidanagamage in the second test in Colombo which Sri Lanka won by 149 runs.

Ponnadurai officiated in three tests - two against India and one against Pakistan - between 1985-93 and in eight one-dayers during the same period.(Reuters)


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  • Hitler Friday, 16 August 2013 00:00

    thank you for your great service sir... via DM Android App

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    investigator Friday, 16 August 2013 03:19

    GREAT LOSS FOR CRICKET.

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    ceycon Friday, 16 August 2013 05:26

    Salute to this gentleman

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    Suny J fm Melbourne Friday, 16 August 2013 06:26

    A great gentleman.....

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    Ralph Anthony Kern Friday, 16 August 2013 07:28

    May your soul rest in peace

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    Reuben Friday, 16 August 2013 11:12

    well remembered figure in the Royal-Thomian.. great loss. may he rest in peace

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