Ports Authority Tier 'B' one-day champs
CRICKET: Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) won the Tier 'B' one-day
cricket series organised by Sri Lanka Cricket. Sri Lanka Ports Authority
achieved this victory beating Sri Lanka Navy by 3 wickets/ It was the
first over victory for Sri Lanka Ports Authority in an inter-club
Sports at SLPA got the push forward with the initiative of Dr.
Priyath B. Wickrama - Chairman of the SLPA and the higher management and
things turned out well.
Though the SLPA had not been able to take part in first class
cricket, Suraj Randiv who represents the Sri Lanka team serves as an
executive officer at SLPA. There was also Ashan Priyanjana who captained
the under 19 Sri Lanka team and several other players also represented
Sri Lanka 'A' team are employed at SLPA. Shantha Kalavitigoda who
captained the SLPA team played for Sri Lanka Test team. Dinusha Fernando
- another member of the SLPA has also represented Sri Lanka.
Cricket champs...... Ports Authority won the ‘Tier B’
cricket tournament of Sri Lanka cricket. Standing (from
left): Tharidu Mendis; Hashan Gunathilaka; Tharaka Gunaratna;
Binara Arunathanthri; Prashan Wickramasinghe; Anuk De Alwis;
Romesh Eranga; Charith Jayaweera; Dinuk Jayasinghe; Dinusha
Fernando; Denesh De Silva; Ranesh Perera; Roshan Malaka;
Viraj Perera; Sanjaya Fernando; Chanka Komasaru; Rakitha
Wimaladharma; Gayan Niroshan; Ishan Muthalip; J.J. Mahinda (Massio)
Seated from left to right: Shannuka Dissanayaka (Vice
Captain); Sajith Fernando (Head Coach); Dr. Priyath B.
Wickrama (Chairman SLPA & President - SLPA CC); Shantha
Kalavitigoda (Captain); Agil Hewageegana (Chief Engineer -
SPD & Treasurer - SLPA CC); Nalin Aponso (Deputy Chief
Manager - Com & PR & General Secretary - SLPA CC); Priyantha
Thisera (Assistant Coach & Ground Secretary - SLPA CC).