S. RAJALINGAM

Sport: Cricket
Category: Athlete
Year Inducted: 2017

Mr. S. Rajalingam was born on 13th September 1929. He started playing cricket when he studied at Anderson School Ipoh and was the team captain form 1947 to 1950. In 1949, he represented Perak in cricket untill 1951 and Selangor from 1952 to 1969. He represented Malaysia in cricket from 1959 to 1969 and played in Inter-port matches against Hong Kong and Singapore. He aslo played against International Touring Cricket Teams such as Commonwealth XI and MCC XI. He was the Vice -Captain of Malaysia Ceylonese Team to tour Sri Lanka in 1968. As an official, he served as secretary of the Selangor Cricket Association for two years and Malaysian Cricket Association for 4 years. He was qualified Hockey Umpire and umpired the Selangor Hokey Men’s and Ladies League. In 2014 he was honoured with the Perak Cricket Oscar by the Perak Cricket Association.