24th Singer-MCA Premier League Cricket: MAS Unichela emerges
MAS Unichela emerged league champion of the 24th Singer MCA Premier
League Cricket tournament when they beat Dimo by four wickets at the P
Sara Oval yesterday.
It was MAS Unichela’s sixth win from 7 matches and they had a total
of 28 points. Their wins were over Dimo, MAS Active, John Keels, Sampath
Bank, Commercial Credit and Textured Jersey and the one loss was to HNB.
John Keels (24 points), Commercial Credit (24 points), Sampath Bank
(17 points), Dimo (14 points), Textured Jersey (10 points), HNB (9
points) and MAS Active (no points) finished the points table in that
order. The knock-out stage will start from October 8. Defending champion
MAS Active ended the league no wins and no points.
In the other matches concluded yesterday HNB beat MAS Active, John
Keels beat Sampath Bank and Commercial Credit beat Textured Jersey.
*At P Sara Oval: MAS Unichela beat Dimo by 4 wickets.
Dimo: 229 in 47.1 overs (Hashan Dumidu 66, Jason Perera 44,
Lasith Abeyratne 20, Dilruwan Perera 3/48, Malinga Bandara 2/39, Farveez
*MAS Unichela: 230/6 in 38.2 overs (Mahela Udawatte 87 n.o.,
T. M. Dilshan 28, Chamara Silva 28, Dhanushka Gunathilake 27, Rashmika
Opatha 22, Ramesh Mendis 2/37, Nisala Tharaka 2/49)
*At Colts: HNB beat MAS Active by 3 wickets.
MAS Active: 219 in 48.1 overs (Angelo Perera 87, T M Sampath
29, Kosala Kulasekara 2/44, Minhaj Jaleel 3/45, Madawa Warnapura 2/26)
HNB: 221/7 in 45 overs (Minhaj Jaleel 122, Sachin Jayawardana
20, Lasith Embuldeniya 4/36, Sachithra Serasinghe 2/48)
Textured Jersey: 99 in 29.3 overs (Minod Bhanuka 47, Lahiru Madusanka 4/18,
Shehan Jayasuriya 3/40)
Commercial Credit: 103/4 in 18.1 overs (Shehan Jayasuriya 29,
Suraj Randiv 27 n.o., Lahiru Madhusanka 24 n.o., Nuwan Pradeep 2/15,
Kalana De Silva 2/43)
*At FTZ Katunayake: John Keells beat Sampath Bank by 5
Sampath Bank: 99 in 25.4 overs (Chamika Karunaratne 30,
Premosh Perera 21, Bhanuka Rajapaksa 3/30, Vikum Bandara 3/32, Upul
John Keells: 102/5 in 13.2 overs (Sandun Weerakkody 40, Kasun