Sri Lankan team reaches the final of the France Cricket League

France Cricket League – Regional T20 Championship 2021

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The final of France Cricket League – Regional T20 championship will be played today (25th) between ‘AS EVRY’ team and ‘UIF EVRY’ team.  

The tournament organized annually featured 18 teams under three groups.

  • GROUP A – AULNAY, TUSKERS ASNIERES, USCA, FRANCE STAR, SARCELLES, BENGAL TIGERS
  • GROUP B – DREUX, PARIS KNIGHT RIDERS, ROYALS 94, COLOMBES, UIF EVRY, FRANCE GYMKHANA
  • GROUP C – VIPERS GRIGNY, FRIENDS CLUB AUBERVILLIERS, VILLIERS LE BEL, FRANCILIEN, RISING STARS AUBERVILLIERS, AS EVRY

‘AS EVRY’ team which qualified for the final of the competition features several Sri Lankans. The top run-scorer of the tournament is also a Sri Lankan namely Mahesh Kumara, a product of Sri Devananda College from Ambalangoda who has amassed 241 runs in 6 innings.

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Tharanga Prasad, another Sri Lankan hails from Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda has secured the fourth place in the top-run getters chart has scored 211 runs in 6 innings.

Meanwhile, Roshan Pradeep a past pupil of Sri Devananda College from Ambalangoda has picked up 9 wickets in 4 innings securing the 7th place among the top wicket-takers of the tournament. Pradeep’s best bowling figures stand as 4 wickets for 20 runs.

Prasad who impressed with the bat has been exceptional on the field as he managed to hold onto 9 catches leading the chart for the most catches of the tournament. Dulan Perera, a product of St. Thomas College, Matara was also impressive on the field where he caught 7 catches and effected a stumping reaching the second place on the chart for the most catches.

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‘AS EVRY’ Team – Deshan Jayasinghe (Captain), Mahesh Kumara, Tharanga Prasad, Roshan Pradeep, Dulan Perera, Sidath Priyantha, M. Dinesh, Amanda Nirmal, Trevin Keller, Pasindu Tharaka, Russel Bernard, Malith Hasintha