SLC provides 24 Schools with Turf Covers

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 of the need for pitch covers , SLC took immediate action to solve the problem by procuring pitch covers which we felt that was a  long-felt need that will help lift the standard of school cricket in Sri Lanka”.

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The List of Schools who received the Pitch Covers are:

1.            Ananda Collage, Colombo

2.            Nalanda Collage, Colombo

3.            Royal Collage, Colombo

4.            St. Thoma’s Collage, Mt. Lavinia

5.            Thurstain Collage, Colombo

6.            Zahira Collage,Colombo

7.            St. Sebastian Collage, Moratuwa

8.            Prince of Wales Collage, Moratuwa

9.            Wesley Colllage, Colombo

10.          DS Senanayake Collage, Colombo

11.          Dharmapala Collage, Pannipitiya

12.          De Mazanode Collage, Kandana

13.          St. Benadict Collage, Kotahena

14.          Mahinda Collage, Galle

15.          Trinity College, Kandy

16.          St. Anthony’s Collage, Kandy

17.          Dharmaraja Collage, Kandy

18.          Maliyadewa Collage, Kurunegala

19.          St. Patrick’s Collage, Jaffna

20.          Moratu Vidyalaya, Moratuwa

21.          St. Sebastian’s Collage, Katuneriya

22.          St. Peter’s Collage, Colombo

23.          St. Joseph’s Collage, Colombo

24.          St. Anne’s Collage, Kurunegala