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Photo of the 1959 team
The Kalutara Town Club (KTC), situated on prime property just behind the Temple and the Library, was a social venue for most de Fonseka’s. Francis Simon de Fonseka, a lawyer by profession was a stalwart of the club and represented the club in the premier cricket tournaments. Francis Simon also played cricket for Royal College and captained the teams in 1903/4 (see photo below). His photo was ceremoniously unveiled by the club in the 60’s and hangs in the lobby to date. Two of his sons C.A.B de Fonseka (Achille) and E.D.I de Fonseka (Ian) also played for the club. Both of them appear in a photograph found in the club premises that was taken in 1959 as a farewell to Billy Porritt.
Scores of the Royal / S.T.C Cricket encounters, with the names of the Captains.