Schoolboy Ratnayake creates cricket history

Unknown to many cricket followers, 17-year old batsman Pawan Ratnayake created history by becoming the first batsman at his age to crack a century in club cricket and follow it up by smashing 200 and 100 in a school match the following week.

Mahanama College schoolboy Ratnayake who also plays for the Colombo Cricket Club (CCC) hit 164 against Moors SC last week in a First Class inter club match and this week made what must easily be a unique and sensational record by scoring 200 and 100 in an inter-school match against Prince of Wales College.Ratnayake was unbeaten in both innings and…

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