Cheerleader Percy Abeysekera holds the Sri Lankan flag as Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews, front right, and Lahiru Thirimanne walk back to pavilion after winning the second cricket Test against Bangladesh in Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium, Tuesday, March 19. Sri Lanka won by seven wickets. In the match, Mathews led Sri Lanka for the first time in Test cricket. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Way back in those halcyon days Pissu Percy used run round the boundary every time a Ceylonese and thereafter Sri Lankan batsman scored a four. He is now more sedate but… …..remains sharp=tongued …. and, like Peter Sellars, he is STILL THERE.