Thoranegedara

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Thoranegedara

තෝරනේගෙදර

தொரனெகெதர
Village
CountryFlag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka
Province North Western Province
District Kurunegala District
Electorate Kuliyapitiya
Time zone Sri Lanka Standard Time (UTC+5:30)
Website alihsanyouths.blogspot.com

Thoranegedara is a rural village situated in Kurunegala district in the North Western Sri Lanka. [1] It is a multi-cultural village, which consist of both Sinhala and Muslim communities. Tamil and Sinhala are the mainly spoken languages. Farming is one of the main source of livelihood of the villagers while few people are self-employed and others own their own businesses.

Kurunegala District Administrative District in North Western Province, Sri Lanka

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Places

Al Irshad Muslim School

Al Irshad Muslim School, also known as Al Irshad Muslim Vidyalaya, is a primary school situated in Thoranegedara, also a landmark of the village. There are about 150 to 200 students studying in this school from grade 1 to 5.

Al Irshad Jumma Mosque

Al Irshad Jumma Mosque is another landmark of Thoranegedara village.

Organizations, Associations and Clubs

Al Ihsan Youth Society

Al Ihsan Youth Society is a registered non-profitable organization dedicated for social services. Organization was established in the year 2008 in the objective to promote education and socio economic well-being and welfare in the village.

Lucky Star Sports Club

Lucky Star Sports Club is a cricket based sports club found by youths in the village.

Cricket Team sport played with bats and balls

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.

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