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Semi-finalists found in MCA

A Baur & Co., Hayleys Group ‘B’, Deutsche Bank AG and Asiri Hospitals advanced to the semi-finals in the 9th Stafford Motors – Honda Trophy, MCA ‘G’ division 25 Over League Tournament 2019.

The quarter-finals were worked off during the weekend, of August 10 and 11.

The two top halfquarters were completely washed out at the MCA grounds on Saturday.

In order to find the semi-finalists, the ‘Bowlout’ system had to be enforced at the MCA Indoor nets.

The first quarter-final went in favour of A Baur & Co., who beat Ceat Tyres International.

The second quarter-final went in favour of Hayleys ‘B’, who beat Waters Edge.

The weather improved on Sunday and the two bottom half quarter-finals were played to a finish at the MCA grounds.

Spinners Nilan de Silva and Niranjan Dabare captured three wickets a piece to hand over Deutsche Bank a close 12 runs win over Nor Lanka.

Asiri Hospitals scored a cake walk, nine wickets win over Maliban Biscuits ‘B’, who were bamboozled by Sameepa Liyanage (4/15) and Shehan Wijesinghe (3/8) and Maliban, were shot out for 85 runs in 22.5 overs. Asiri Hospitals shed little sweat on reaching their target off 38 balls with inform bats man Koshan Jayawickrama once again carrying his bat out with a punishing 55 not out.

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