Lafir the cricketing legend

ACM Lafir, a legend in cricket not only at St. Anthony’s College, Kandy but also for Ceylon. He was molded by renowned coach John Halangoda a product of Trintiy College and set many records while leading the Antonians to the championship in 1954.

He is well remembered for that epic opening batting record with Ronnie Stephens against Trinity College.

His full name goes as Abdul Cader Mohamed Lafir, born on 27 October 1935 at Katugastota…

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