Prime Minister visits Hambantota International Cricket Stadium

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Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe visited the Hambantota Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium today. The Prime Minister was welcomed by President of Sri Lanka Cricket Hon. Thilanga Sumathipla. Hambantota District MP Hon. Sajith Premadasa together with Hon. Sagala Rathnayake too accompanied the Prime Minister on this tour. After a brief tour of the stadium, the Prime Minister and President of SLC together with officials of SLC had discussions as to how to sustain and maximise the utilisation of the stadium in the future. At this discussion the Prime Minister agreed to assist Sri Lanka Cricket with Hotel facilities in the vicinity of the stadium for the benefit & convenience of the visiting teams.

1st semi-final: Hambantota Troopers v Colombo Commandos at RPICS

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Hambantota Troopers 164 (20/20 ov) Colombo Commandos 169/4 (16.0/20 ov) Colombo Commandos won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining) Hambantota Troopers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR S Prasanna c †Dickwella b Shanaka 52 30 5 3 173.33 TM Dilshan* st †Dickwella b Rambukwella 44 42 3 1 104.76 DS Weerakkody† run out (Siriwardana) 7 7 0 0 100.00 T Thushara c Siriwardana b Eranga 7 7 1 0 100.00 SMA Priyanjan c Siriwardana b Eranga 0 2 0 0 0.00 J Mubarak c Shanaka b Rajitha 8 7 1 0 114.28 PARP Perera c Eranga b Rajitha 16 12 2 0 133.33 SS Pathirana b Eranga 7 5 1 0 140.00 MDK Perera b Rajitha 14 7 1… Read More →

10th match: Hambantota Troopers v Galle Guardians at RPICS

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Hambantota Troopers 148/8 (20/20 ov) Galle Guardians 122 (19.1/20 ov) Hambantota Troopers won by 26 runs Hambantota Troopers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR S Prasanna* c Randiv b Udana 18 11 2 1 163.63 DDM Rajakaruna† b Aponso 16 9 1 1 177.77 DS Weerakkody c Aponso b Munaweera 26 21 3 0 123.80 SMA Priyanjan c Bandara b Randiv 10 12 2 0 83.33 MDK Perera c Bandara b Randiv 5 8 0 0 62.50 J Mubarak lbw b Baduge 10 12 0 1 83.33 PARP Perera b Bandara 35 26 3 2 134.61 T Thushara c Udana b Baduge 19 18 3 0 105.55 PM Pushpakumara not out 1 1 0 0 100.00 PLS Gamage not out… Read More →

5th match: Hambantota Troopers v Kurunegala Warriors at RPICS

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Hambantota Troopers 144/7 (20/20 ov) Kurunegala Warriors 146/6 (19.0/20 ov) Kurunegala Warriors won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) Hambantota Troopers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR S Prasanna* run out (PC de Silva) 35 23 4 2 152.17 AJADDLA Jayasinghe c PC de Silva b Silva 0 1 0 0 0.00 DS Weerakkody† c Gunaratne b PC de Silva 18 21 2 0 85.71 SMA Priyanjan c Kapugedera b Perera 64 41 2 5 156.09 SS Pathirana c PC de Silva b Gunaratne 11 15 1 0 73.33 J Mubarak lbw b Silva 4 9 0 0 44.44 AD Solomons run out (Gunaratne/Silva) 1 1 0 0 100.00 PARP Perera not out 6 8 0 0 75.00 B… Read More →

3rd match: Colombo Commandos v Hambantota Troopers at RPICS

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Colombo Commandos 162/8 (20/20 ov) Hambantota Troopers 163/4 (18.1/20 ov) Troopers won by 6 wickets Colombo Commandos innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR N Dickwella*† lbw b Perera 51 25 6 3 204.00 DM de Silva c †Weerakkody b Thushara 14 10 2 0 140.00 S Samarawickrama b Priyanjan 23 21 3 0 109.52 DSNFG Jayasuriya run out (Perera/†Weerakkody) 24 16 1 1 150.00 MD Shanaka c Jayasinghe b Prasanna 6 7 1 0 85.71 DHAP Tharanga c Dilshan b Fernando 19 21 1 0 90.47 RLB Rambukwella b Thushara 9 8 0 0 112.50 LD Madushanka b Prasanna 1 2 0 0 50.00 RMS Eranga not out 5 9 0 0 55.55 CAK Rajitha not out 0… Read More →

2nd match: Hambantota Troopers v Kandy Crusaders at RPICS

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Kandy Crusaders 114/9 (20/20 ov) Hambantota Troopers 117/3 (13.5/20 ov) Hambantota Troopers won by 7 wickets (with 37 balls remaining) Kandy Crusaders innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR MD Gunathilaka b Thushara 21 15 0 2 140.00 NLTC Perera lbw b Perera 2 5 0 0 40.00 HDRL Thirimanne* b Solomons 38 30 2 2 126.66 AK Perera c Pathirana b Prasanna 7 9 1 0 77.77 BMAJ Mendis lbw b Priyanjan 6 11 0 0 54.54 M Bhanuka† c Jayasinghe b Priyanjan 1 4 0 0 25.00 PASS Jeewantha c Mubarak b Thushara 16 20 0 1 80.00 SMSM Senanayake c Thushara b Fernando 16 19 1 0 84.21 SKC Randunu b Fernando 0 1 0 0 0.00 RAS… Read More →

Under 19: 1st Three Day Match – Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota

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Sri Lanka Under-19: 347/9d & 211/3d Pakistan Under-19: 209 & 142/3 (40.4 ov) Match drawn Sri Lanka Under-19s 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR WMKD Bandara c †Umair Masood b Shadab Khan 15 63 2 0 23.80 MSU Pereira c Aun Abbas b Saif Ali 0 2 0 0 0.00 KIC Asalanka* b Shadab Khan 200 276 24 1 72.46 WIA Fernando c Aun Abbas b Saif Ali 23 40 4 0 57.50 S Ashan c Aun Abbas b Bilal Shah 19 49 1 0 38.77 PWH de Silva b Shadab Khan 31 50 6 0 62.00 PVR de Silva† c Kamran Afzal b Shadab Khan 36 69 3 0 52.17 SHTN Nimesh c †Umair Masood b Shadab Khan 9 15 2… Read More →

2nd unofficial ODI: Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A at Hambantota

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Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first at MRICS. Sri Lanka A won by 7 runs (D/L method) and lead the 3 match series 2-0. Sri Lanka A – 265/9 ( 50 overs) Kusal Janith Perera  110, Dhanushka Gunatillake  33: Tabish Khan 3/55, Zia ul Haq 3/66 v Pakistan A – 213/7 (40 ovs) – Khurram Manzoor 69, Fawad Alam 65, Tharindu Kaushal 3/44, Shehan Jayasuriya 2/31, D Chameera 2/36