Savindu, Isipathana’s star all-rounder
Savindu Uthsara was one of Isipathana College Colombo’s star all-rounder in the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under-19 Division One inter Schools Cricket (Two day) tournament 2019/20 season conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association.
The left hander scored 610 runs in 16 matches with five half centuries and claimed 48 wickets for 745 runs.
Savindu commenced his cricket career from under-13 level in 2013. Initially was in the ‘C’ team and scored only 144 runs with a half century and claimed six wickets. He was elevated to the ‘A’ team in 2014 and captured 15 wickets. In 2015 he led the ‘A’ team and scored 200 runs with a fifty and claimed 12 wickets.
In 2015 he was in the under-15 team and scored 105 runs with a fifty and claimed 12 wickets. He represented the Colombo District under-15 team and Western Province Central team in the Inter Provincial Prima Champions Trophy Tournament the same year. He led the under-15 team in 2017. He scored 270 runs with a century and two fifties and claimed 30 wickets.
He represented the college under-17 team in 2018 and scored 280 runs with a half century and claimed 13 wickets including a hat trick. In 2019 he scored only 104 runs with a half century and took six wickets.
He represented the college first XI team as a fresher during the 2018/19 season. He scored 232 runs and claimed 32 wickets with a five-wicket haul.