Navod an emerging cricket star | Sunday Observer

Navod an emerging cricket star

Navod Paranavithana
Navod Paranavithana

Fifteen year old Navod Paranavithana is a budding cricketer from Mahinda College has already shown his talents with bat becoming the first under 15 schoolboy to score 1000 runs this season. He has achieved this landmark with the help of five centuries and four half centuries. His highest score this season being 175 against St. Servatius College, Matara. He reached this great landmark while playing against Prince of Wales College.

Navod also becomes the only player to score over 1182 runs while playing under 15 cricket for his school setting another record during his career. Though he is only fifteen years his batting prowess he has been representing the Mahinda College XI team for the last three years. At present plays in the first XI eleven team this season has already amassed over 500 runs.

Navod Paranavithana also becomes the youngest player from Mahinda College, Galle to play in the big match against arch rivals Ricmond College.