Christie Marathalingam coaching cricketers in Western Canada

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Former Sri Lankan-born boxer, cricketer, athlete and rugby player Christie Marathalingam plays a crucial role in the development of cricket in Western Canada.
Christie Marathalingam is currently the Performance Director and Head Coach of Albert Schools Cricket Association. The association has promoted junior cricket in Western Canada for the past 19 years.
Marathalingam has an impressive resume of cricket activities including representing St. Peter’s College Sri Lanka 1956 to 1958, played for Combined Colleges Sri Lanka 1958 and went to play first class Club Cricket Sri Lanka 1958 to 1980.
In Canada, Marathalingam is a qualified cricket instructor, who represented the Prairies as a junior selector for Cricket Canada from 2004 to 2006.
Marathalingam continues is roles at Albert Schools Cricket Association since 1995.
Christie Marathalingam and Dr. H I K Fernando set-off to bat for St. Peter's College at St. Benedict's College in Colombo during the 1950s.

Christie Marathalingam and Dr. H I K Fernando set-off to bat for St. Peter's College at St. Benedict's College in Colombo during the 1950s.

Christie has coached in Western Canada for 19 years with Alberta Schools Cricket Association.

Christie has coached in Western Canada for 19 years with Alberta Schools Cricket Association.

Former Sri Lankan-born boxer, cricketer, athlete and rugby player Christie Marathalingam plays a crucial role in the development of cricket in Western Canada.

Marathalingam is currently the Performance Director and Head Coach of Alberta Schools Cricket Association. The association has promoted junior cricket in Western Canada for the past 19 years.

Marathalingam had an impressive resume of cricketing activities including representing St. Peter’s College Sri Lanka 1956 to 1958, including playing for Combined Colleges Sri Lanka 1958.  He also went on to play first class Club Cricket Sri Lanka 1958 to 1980.

In Canada, Marathalingam is a qualified cricket instructor, who represented the Prairies as a junior selector for Cricket Canada.

Marathalingam assumed his duties at Alberta Schools Cricket Association in 1995 and still continues to be a coach and supporter of junior cricket development in Western Canada.