The distribution ceremony of Cricket Balls and Mattings to cricket playing Schools identified by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association was held at the Ministry of Sports premises today, with the participation of Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sports together with Hony. Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Mr. Mohan de Silva. 35 Schools were recipients of Cricket Mattings and 4000 Grays Cricket Balls were distributed to 178 Schools in the Under 19 – Division 1, 2 and 3 Speaking at the event, Hony. Secretary of SLC Mr. Mohan de Silva stated that “Due to numerous requests from Clubs and Schools in the country to construct Side Wickets in their respective areas, SLC has taken a decision to re-evaluate all requests in… Read More →
Six new players received Junior Test Caps from former player Ranjith Madurasinghe prior to the start of the 2nd 3 day game vs Pakistan Under 19 at MRICS this morning 1. Ravin Sayer 2. Sheanogeeth Shammuganathan 3. Jehan Daniel 4. Lakshina Rodrigo 5. Lakshan Fernando 6. Geethal Malinda
Southern Province emerged champions when they beat North Central Province by 7 wickets in the final of the ‘Prima Champion Trophy’ Under-15 Inter Provincials Cricket tournament played at Colts Ground Colombo yesterday. Brief Score: North Central Province: 88 in 45.5 overs (K. Nuwantha 3/11, Dilum Sudeera 2/16) Southern Province: 93/1 in 26.3 overs (Vinura Dulsara 31 n.o., Ravindu Rashantha 26, Sahan Ranatunge 2/17) (Image Courtesy: Batsman.com)
The Singer all island schools under 19 cricket tournament 2015/16 was officially launched at a media conference held at Sri Lanka Cricket headquarters on Tuesday evening. Singer Sri Lanka PLC, a renowned name in the field of sports in Sri Lanka has come forward for the third consecutive year to sponsor the premier under 19 cricket tournament, which will be organized by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association together with Sri Lanka Cricket.
Under 15 ‘’Prima Cup’’ Inter District Tournament – 2015 Match Results Date – 29/08/2015 No – 1 Kandy Zone – 2 VsKegalle District at PallekalleInternational Stadium Batting First :-Kandy Zone – ll Batting Second :- Kegalle District Kandy Zone – ll 280/5 in 50 overs KasunGunawardana – 119 (4 x 17) 6 x 4) (131 B) ThikshaGunasinghe – 76 Kegalla District 97 All out 31.1 Overs NirmanPathiharya – 20 SitumSajana – 18 KasunKarunathilaka – 5/13N Pravithan – 2/17ShamashanaAbykoon – 2/6 SadeepaLakshan – 2/48 Result :-Kandy Zone – ll Won by 183 Runs Date – 01/09/2015 No – 2 Colombo North Zone – 2 VsGampaha Zone – 1 at De Mazenod College ground Batting First :- Colombo… Read More →
Media Release The distribution ceremony of 24 Turf covers to Division 1 & 2 cricket playing Schools was held at Sri Lanka Cricket premise recently, with the participation of the representatives of the beneficiary schools. Chairman Sri Lanka Cricket Sidath Wettimuny, Secretary Schools Cricket Association Mr.Dilshan de Silva, Cheif Executive Officer SLC Ashley de Silva, Head of Cricket Operations SLC Carlton Bernardus were present to distribute the Turf Covers to the schools nominated by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association. Speaking at the event Chairman SLC Sidath Wettimuny said that “Due to non availability of Turf pitch covers, most of the Under 19 cricket matches were affected during the rainy season in the past. No sooner SLSCA & SLC were informed… Read More →
Tournament Schedule – 32 Teams Starting date – 1st Sep 2015 to 12th Sep 2015 Western Province North & Western Province North Outer Colombo North Zone – l Colombo North Zone – ll Gampaha District Zone – l Gampaha District Zone – ll Puttalam District No Date Home Away Venue 01 01.09.2015 Gampaha Zone – l Colombo North Zone – ll De Mazenod College 02 01.09.2015 Colombo North Zone – l Gampaha Zone – ll Ananda Shasthalaya MV Gr 03 03.09.2015 Gampaha Zone – l Puttalam De Mazenod College 04 04.09.2015 Colombo North Zone – ll Colombo North Zone – l Moratu Vidyalaya Gr 05 07.09.2015 Colombo North Zone – l Gampaha Zone – l Thurstan College 06 07.09.2015 Puttalam… Read More →
The Prima Champion’s cup under 15 Inter District/Provincial Cricket tournament will be held for the 9th consecutive year commencing on the 01st of September 2015. A press conference was held today at the Sri Lanka Cricket headquarters to brief the media on the event to take place.
Under the overseas player program two outstanding school boy cricketers Chamika Karunaratne of Royal College and Lasith Lakshan of St. Thomas College, Matara have been selected to play in the UK County Championship. Out of seven cricketers these two were selected by the SLC UK Committee. The SLC UK committee will be responsible for the well being of the cricketers and undertakes all expenses related to them during their stay in UK. Some of the past cricketers who have been benefited from this scholarship scheme are Angelo Mathews, Dhammika Prasad, Farveez Maharoof, Kosala Kulasekara and Upul Tharanga. For young potential national cricketers to have this opportunity to play a season of cricket in England is a dream come true and… Read More →
5th day Match result (21-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 13 WP South Outer oust Uva in low scoring thriller at Surrey Village. Uva 72 all out in 42.1 overs Dumindu Imantha 26 Gayana Preethimal 15 Kalana Perera 3/19 Shehan Samitha 3/12 Sanoj Dharshika 2/03 Western Province South Outer 74 for 7 in 24.3 overs Isuru Umayanga 11 Nadun Deshan 11n.o Extras- wides 23 Gayana Preethimal 3/25 Tayeshan Sulakshana 3/32 Match No – 14 Southern thump Northern by ten wickets at Colts Northern 80 all out in 29.4 overs S. Mathushan 31 Hareen Buddila 5/25 Nipun Ransika … Read More →
Under 17 division III final 2014 Najath Maulana produced a fine double with the bat and the ball as Zahira College, Kalmunai created history as they beat Central College, Jaffna by 4 wickets in the under 17 division III final match played at Central College grounds. Maulana captured 4 wickets to restrict the hosts to 173 runs while he scored a gritty unbeaten 58 runs to anchor the chase as the Zahira boys became champions. Yoharashan Kirupakaran scored a half-ton for the Central College team. This Match was played for the first time in the Northern area in coloured clothing, black sight screens and with white balls. Chief Scores: Central College, Jaffna – 173 all out in 48.4 overs: Yoharashan… Read More →
3rd day Match result (19-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 9 Central Province beat Eastern at Peradeniya Central 195 all out in 47 overs Rajitha Kotuwegoda 39 Mohomed Tharif 31 T. Supun 29 Nimsara Hataragalla 22 Avishka Rupasinghe 5/35 Eastern Province 51 All out 14.4 Overs M Divakara 25 Mohomed Tharif 8/12 Match No – 10 WP South Outer Beat Northern Province at Surrey ground Maggona Northern Province 186 All out 49.4 overs V. Jajushan 35 K Kapilraj 24 K Mathushan 24 K. Nanayakkara 4/27 WP South Outer 190/4 40.4 Overs S. Chaturanga 61 n.o P Saratharchchi 56 n.o K. Kapilraj 2/39
2nd day Match result (18-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 5 WP South beat Uva at BRC WP South 150 all out in 41.3 overs Nishitha Abilash 21 Nuwanindu Fernando 30 Ayana Siriwardena 24 Santhush Gunathilaka 21 Gayana Preethimal 4/26 Pameesha Dilsara 2/26 Uva 112 all out in 42.2 overs Pasindu Sachintha 40 Vimanga Jayakody 27 Sajith Sameera 3/14 Ayesh Harshana 3/30 Santhush Gunathilaka 2/22 Match No – 6 WP North in eight wicket win over North Central North Central 202 for 9 in 50 overs Tharanga Madusanka 32 Supun Sumanaratne 29 Dulaj Ranatunga 42 Navodya Vijayakumara 47 Daminda Reshan… Read More →
1st day Match result (17-09-2014) ”Prima” under 15 inter Provincial Tournament – 2014 Match No – 1 Western Province North beat Western Province North Outer by 7 Wickets at Dambulla Western Province North Outer 216 all out in 49.3 overs Anjana Rukmal 44 Rashmika Udara 33 Methila Geeth 21 Mohamed Rifaz 2/62 Jehan Danial 2/44 Ashel Sigera 2/26 Western Province North 220 for 3 wkts in 39.4 overs Sanjula Abeywickrama 70 n.o Dushan Hettige 62,., Revan Kelly 24 Ashel Sigera 30 Jehan Danial 10 n.o. Sharika Lahiru 1/31 Match No – 2 Southern Province beat Uva Province by 102 at Moratuwa Southern Province 203 for 7 wkts in 41 overs… Read More →
Under 15 ”Prima” Inter District Tournament 3rd September 2014 1st day results Mullaitivu District Vs Kilinochchi District: Mullaitivu District 137 all out in 35.5 overs (S. Abowsikan 46, S. Benujan 15; J. Nithushan 3/24, Y. Sajeewan 4/19, N. Kanistan 2/48) Kilinochchi 138 for 8 wickets in 23.5 overs (M. Thuvarahan 38, Y. Sajeewan 17; S. Sujithara 3/34, K. Sathuryanan 3/35, R. Dharshan 2/13) Kilinochchi District won by 2 wickets Polonnaruwa District Vs Anuradhapura District: Polonnaruwa 133 all out in 28.1 overs (Pramila Dananjaya 22, Nadeeshana Maduwantha 17; Kavinda Keshara 3/10, Maduranga Chandraratne 3/40) Anuradhapura 123 all out in 34.5 overs (Heshan Senira 54; Chanaka Anurada 30; Asanka Thilina 5/20, Malith Pehesara 3/16) Polonnaruwa District won by 10 runs. Ampara District… Read More →