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Lance Bombardier Gunarathne DGAS (Asela) promoted to the rank of Sergeant


Lance Bombardier Gunarathne DGAS who was the Second Gunner to represent Test Cricket and third Army player to represented T20, ODI and Test Cricket. In his debut test match vs Zimbabwe he scored 54 runs and in his second test scored debut century (116 runs). Due to his allround performances Commander of the Army has promoted him to the rank of Sergeant with effect from 10 Nov 2016.

Aforesaid Senior Non Commissioned Officer was awarded his rank by the Commanding Officer 6 SLA and subsequently greeted by the Centre Commandant SLA on 30 Nov 2016 after he was back to the Island. Army Cricket Committee has also organized felicitation ceremony and unveiling of photograph of the player at Army Cricket grounds Panagoda.