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 consultation with the District and Provincial Cricket Associations.
SLC & SLSCA will work together with the Ministry of Sports on this project which will help lift the standard of school cricket in Sri Lanka”.
Secretary Schools Cricket Association Mr.Dilshan de Silva, Chief Executive Officer SLC Ashley de Silva, Head of Cricket Operations SLC Carlton Bernardus were present to distribute the equipment to the schools nominated by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association.
The list of the schools
1.Urapola MMV Urapola
2.Wickramashila MMV Giriulla.
3.Wijitha Central College Matara
4.Sri Rajasinghe NS Kudabuthgamuwa.
5.Dewapathiraja College Rathgama
6.Mahindodaya MV Hettipola
8 St john’s College Panadura
9.Jelani NS Balangoda
10. Vavunia Tamil MMV Vavunia.
11.Godauda MV Kottegoda
12.Dhammissara MV Nattandiya
13.Tamil MMV Bandarawela
14. Dhrmadutha College Badulla.
15. Janajaya MMV Moratuwa
16. Dharmapala Secondary School Bandarawela.
17 President College Rajagiriya.
18. Jayantrhi Navodya MMV Nikaweratiya
19. Chandrasekara MV Keselwatta.
20. Dharmashoka MMV Bandarawela’
21. Royal College Kurunduwatta
22. MMV Kuliyapitiya’
23. Gnanodaya MV Kalutara.
24. Methodist High School Moratuwa.
25. Azhar College Akurana
26. Royal College Horana.
27. Lalith Athulathmudali MV Mountlavinia
28 Sralankara College Gonapinuwala.
29 De La Salle College Colombo 15
30 Gankanda Central College Gankanda
31. Vidyaloka Vidyalaya Nittambuwa
32 .Taxila MV Horana
33. Walimada Central College Walimada
34. Sedawtta MV Sedawatta Wellampitya
35.Wijayaba NS Hungama