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Date(s) - April 12, 2024
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Aravinda de Silva the former Sri Lankan cricketer and captain, is regarded as one of the best Sri Lankan cricketers of all time. Aravinda is the Australian Cricket Society’s special guest at our next function – Dinner at The Lincoln of Toorak, 445 Toorak Road, Toorak on Friday, 12th April from 7pm to 11pm. Parking is available close-by at 8 Jackson Street, Toorak. The cost of the Dinner is $95 (Members & Partners) and $105 (non-members). The payment covers canapes and drinks on arrival, a 3-course Dinner, red and white wine bottles on table and entry into the Raffle. Bookings can be made with Wayne Ross (0416 983 888 – and Brian Tooth (0400 501 473 – Payment can be made, as follows:

Direct Deposit
Australian Cricket Society – Account #: 143226314
BSB: 633-000
Reference: Surname De Silva

Australian Cricket Society
PO Box 435
Doncaster Heights, 3109

Please advise the number of guests and of any dietary requirements.

Aravinda played in the team as an all-rounder and was a key member of the Sri Lankan team that won 1996 Cricket World Cup, where he scored a match winning century in the final. He has held various posts in Sri Lankan Cricket after his retirement in 2003.
He was inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2023.

“My family, my parents, my sister, my wife and children are my anchor, and deserve the
deepest thanks for their unwavering support and sacrifice, which have propelled me
towards success. My friends, steadfast companions throughout my highs and lows, have
been my pillars of strength,” de Silva said. “To my coaches, teachers, fans and supporters,
your relentless belief in me has fuelled my drive to succeed. My mentors and captains
have guided and inspired me, and my teammates have been my extended family on this
incredible journey. To the ones I have played against, thank you for enriching my game.”


Aravinda, a stylish batter who played 93 Tests and 308 ODIs, was a key member of the World Cup-winning side for Sri Lanka in 1996. Against Australia in the final, de Silva picked three key wickets before scoring an unbeaten 107.