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MCA cricket sets the game alive out of Colombo

12 March, 2023

CDB Finance registered a thrilling win by one run in the final delivery over HNB in the final of the MCA six-a-side cricket tournament held at the Galle International Stadium yesterday.

It marked the first time that the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) ventured out of Colombo.

HNB batted first and scored 100 runs for one wicket in five overs as Madhawa Warnapura was unbeaten on 35 runs.

In reply CDB Finance reached the target scoring 101 runs in the last delivery of the innings.

Chanaka Ruwnasiri of CDB carried away three main trophies and was adjudged man of the final.



CDB Finance: 101/2 in 5 overs (Asheesha Tillakaratne 34 n.o. Chanaka Ruwansiri 30, Mishane Silva 17)

HNB: 100/1 in 5 overs (Madhawa Warnapura 35 n.o. Sandun Weerakkody 21, Tharusha Fernando 19 n.o.)

Results of League stage:

CDB: 63/4 beat LB Finance; 60/2
Union Bank: 57/1 beat Orient Finance 53/1

People’s Leasing: 98/1 beat Commercial Bank: 58/2
CDB: 72/1 beat HNB: 69/3

Assetline Finance: 72/1 beat Orent Finance 68/1
People’s Leasing: 85/3 beat LOLC: 65/2

HNB: 78/2 beat LB Finance: 74/5
Assetline Finance: 73/0 beat Union Bank: 56/1

LOLC: 74/5 tied with Commercial Bank: 74/5


CDB: 37/0 beat Assetline Finance 35
HNB: 55/1 beat People’s Leasing 51/3

Special Awards:

Chanaka Ruwnasiri was adjudged best batsman, hitter of the most number of sixes and man of the final.

Best bowler was Sayuru Udukumbura (LOLC)