Ian Pieris, Sri Lankan cricketer, Died at 82

Ian Pieris was born on March 14, 1933, in Colombo, Sri Lanka and died on January 1, 2016.

He was a Sri Lankan first-class cricketer.

Ian was an important figure in Sri Lankan sports.

Pieris was the former president of Sri Lanka Cricket, during the year 1989, 1990-1991.

Ian played as a top-order batsman for St. Thomas’ College and as a right-arm opening bowler for Singhalese Sports Clumb, Cambridge University and All-Ceylon.

Ian Pieris retired from sports activities in 2003 due to health problems.

Ian Pieris passed away at 82 yrs old in Sri Lanka due to a long illness.