Tamil Union’s march to the Premier League Championship for 2015/16

Tamil Union Premier League Champions

Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club’s First Eleven cricketers bathed themselves in glory by winning Sri Lanka Cricket’s Premier League Trophy in the extended version of the game. TU also were runners-up to the Army SC in the T20 tournament this year. This win was achieved after the Club won the then equivalent – the inaugural P.Saravanamuttu Trophy – in 1950/51, under Sathi Coomaraswamy. So, a 65-year wait was finally ended. TU has had two close calls since – one in 1982/83 under S.Skandakumar, when they were pipped to the post on a matter of 0.15 points by Bloomfield C & AC, and then again in 1998/99, when, under Upul Chandana, they could not claim the last Sebastianites CC wicket… Read More →

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

Colombo Hambantota - horz

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 →

Super T20 Provincial Tournament – Final Points Table

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Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Points NRR Hambantota Troopers 4 3 1 0 0 6 1.247 Galle Guardians 4 2 2 0 0 4 0.123 Kurunegala Warriors 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.082 Colombo Commandos 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.647 Kandy Crusaders 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.692 3rd Feb Hambantota Troopers vs  Colombo Commandos 10.00 am RPICS Galle Guardians vs  Kurunegala Warriors 2.00 pm RPICS 4th Feb — REST DAY — 5th Feb FINALS 7.00 pm RPICS

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

Kurunagala Hambantota - horz

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 →

Super T20 Provincial Tournament – Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Points NRR Hambantota Troopers 4 3 1 0 0 6 1.247 Galle Guardians 4 2 2 0 0 4 0.123 Kurunegala Warriors 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.082 Colombo Commandos 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.647 Kandy Crusaders 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.692

3rd match: Colombo Commandos v Hambantota Troopers at RPICS

Colombo Hambantota - horz

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 →