MCA cricket reaches knock-out stage | Sunday Observer

MCA cricket reaches knock-out stage

22 January, 2023

The MCA ‘E’ division 25-over cricket tournament for the DPGC Challenge Trophy, has reached the knock-out stage at the completion of 40 half-day matches completed over last weekend.

Sixteen teams from three groups have advanced to the knock-outs at the end of the League stage matches.

Batting and bowling honours went to Sachith Wickramasinghe from Teejay Lanka (98 in 47 balls, inclusive of 3 sixes and 10 fours Vs. SSK Holdings); Joel Peiris from Janashakthi Insurance (5/22 Vs. John Keells ‘B’) and Bawantha Jayasinghe from Ceylinco Insurance (88 in 74 balls, inclusive of 3 sixes and 10 fours Vs. SSK Holdings)

Results of the last batch of League Round matches:

Allianz Insurance win
Allianz Insurance -157/9 (25), Abans Group – 106 (23.3)

Teejay Lanka win
Teejay Lanka – 253/5 (25), 

SSK Holdings – 104 (23)
MCA: John Keells ‘B’ win

JK ‘B’ – 180/8 (25),
Janashakthi – 164/7 (25)

Virtusa win
Virtusa – 193/7 (25), 

Pizza Hut – 159/7 (25)
Akbar Bros win

Akbar Bros – 213/7 (25),
HSBC ‘A’ – 202 (24)

Hayleys Group ‘B’ win
Hayleys ‘B’ – 164/9 (25), 

Brandix - 110 (22.2)
Stafford Motors win

Stafford Motors – 194/9 (25), 

HSBC ‘A’ – 90 (16.1)
Abans Group win

Abans Group – 154/6 (25),
Amana Takaful – 109 (22.3)

John Keells ‘B’ win on the DLS method
JK ‘B’ 224/8 (25), 

Emar Pharma – 138/9 in 22 when bad light suspended play

Ceylinco Insurance win
Ceylinco – 227/7 (25), 

SSK H - 140/8 (25)
Teejay Lanka win

Teejay Lanka – 202/9 (25),
Janashakthi – 147/9 (25) (TBR)

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