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K.T.Francis      

Full name Kandiah Thirugnansampandapillai Francis

Born October 15, 1939, Kegalle

Died June 9, 2013, Colombo (aged 73 years 237 days)

Major teams Railway Sports Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Umpire

Kandiah Thirugnansampandapillai Francis
Umpiring statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS), Feb 17-21, 1982 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Sep 30-Oct 4, 1999 scorecard
Test matches 25
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Feb 14, 1982 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 31, 1999 scorecard
ODI matches 56
ODI statistics
Profile

Kandiah Francis is best remembered for umpiring Sri Lanka's inaugural Test against England at the P Sara Oval in February 1982. He was a member of the ICC international panel of umpires and officiated in 25 Tests between 1982 and 1999, and 56 ODIs in that period which included two World Cups in 1996 and 1999.

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