Nalanda champs again at Olcott memorial cricket Sixes | Sunday Observer

Nalanda champs again at Olcott memorial cricket Sixes

Avishka Perera captain of Nalanda College receiving the champions trophy from Shantha de Silva past cricketer of Mahinda College
Avishka Perera captain of Nalanda College receiving the champions trophy from Shantha de Silva past cricketer of Mahinda College

Nalanda College emerged champions for the second consecutive year at the 20th annual Henry Steel Olcott Memorial six-a-side cricket tournament held recently at the Galle International Cricket stadium.

Nalanda beat Dharmaraja College by three wickets in the final.

Nalanda beat Dharmasoka Ambalangoda in the first round and beat Ananda in the semi-final.

Dharmaraja beat Rahula Matara in the first round and won against Dharmapala Pannipitiya in the semi-final.

Eight schools, Ananda, Nalanda, Mahinda, Dharmaraja, Maliyadeva, Dharmasoka, Rahula and Dharmapala participated.

Scores:

Dharmaraja: 48/3 (Dulaj Bandara 17, Chethiya Ekanayake 15 n.o.)

Nalanda: 50/2

(Avishka Perera 24 n.o)

Special awards:

Player of the tournament -Avishka Perera (Nalanda)

Man of the final –Avishka Perera (Nalanda)

Best batsman of the tournament- Yasitha Samaratne (Dharmaraja)

Best bowler of the tournament- Anudha Jithwara (Nalanda)

Best fielder of the tournament- Isuru Dayananda (Dharmaraja)

(YK)

 

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