Veterans’ cricket Sixes | Sunday Observer

Veterans’ cricket Sixes

The Lanka Cavaliers under the presidency of Tony Gunawardena will celebrate their 22nd Anniversary with the 7th edition of the Veterans Cricket ‘Sixes’ 2019 on August 24 at the Bloomfield C&AC ground, Reid Avenue.

The following 10 teams have confirmed participation: Vintage Cricket Circle, Mercantile Cricket Association, Old Thurstanites, Olcott Schools, Colombo Masters, Galle Veterans, Kotte Thomian, Adastrians and the two new entrants, Doctors ‘Bashers’ and Doctors II.

A team should consist five players Over - 45 years and 1 player, Over -50 years. The tournament will be conducted on the same lines of the Hong Kong International Cricket ‘Sixes’.

The four special awards on offer are: Best Batsman, Best Bowler, Man of the Final and the Most Senior player to take the field.

The steering Committee, comprising – Tony Gunawardena (Chairman), Sirosha Gunatillake, Pemlal Fernando, Nevin Noyhar, Manoj Perera, Riaz Farouk, Ravi Subasinghe, Manuja Kariyapperuma and Tyrone Perera at a meeting held at the MCA on Monday, decided to hold the draw on August 20 at the MCA Pavilion Lounge in the presence of the captains from the participating teams.