In Memoriam: Jayantha Paranathala - Renowned Cricketer, Esteemed Administrator, and Beloved Leader Passes Away

September 27, 2023

The cricketing fraternity mourns the loss of a stalwart figure, as the news of the passing of Mr. Jayantha Paranathala reverberates through the community. A distinguished past president, retired Senior DIG, and a former Sri Lankan cricketer, Mr. Paranathala leaves behind an indelible mark on both the cricketing field and administrative realm.

His contributions to the sport extended far beyond the boundaries of the cricket pitch. As an administrator, Mr. Paranathala exemplified dedication, integrity, and a profound commitment to the betterment of cricket in Sri Lanka. His leadership served as a guiding light for many aspiring cricketers and officials.

In remembrance of this remarkable individual, the remains of Mr. Jayantha Paranathala will be laid to rest at the BRC on Thursday, the 28th of September 2023. The gathering will take place from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM, providing an opportunity for friends, family, and colleagues to pay their last respects to a man whose legacy will endure in the annals of Sri Lankan cricket.