Tamil Union & Army set to clash for Major 50-over title

SLC Major Clubs Limited Overs Tournament 2022

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Army Sports Club and Tamil Union Cricket & Athletic Club are set to lock horns in the final of SLC Major Clubs Limited overs tournament which will be played on 2nd August at SSC Grounds in Colombo.

The defending Champions Tamil Union C & AC reached the final of the tournament defeating Colombo CC by 16 runs in the 1st Semi-Final worked off yesterday (31st July) at SSC Grounds in Colombo. Tamil Union C & AC reached the knockout stage with 10 wins in 12 games in the Group stage.

 

National cap Dhananjaya De Silva is set to lead the Tamil Union outfit in the final.

 

The elegant left-handed batter Navod Paranavithana is the top scorer for Tamil Union, with 313 runs in 13 matches while left arm spinner Dilum Sudeera has picked up 32 wickets in 13 matches and is the top wicket-taker this season.

 

Tamil Union C & AC Squad – Dhananjaya de SIlva (Captain), Sithara Hapuhinna, Ron Chandraguptha, Ravindu Fernando, Navod Paranavithana, Isuru Udana, Dilruwan Perera, Santhush Gunatileke, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kavindu Pathirathna, Dilum Sudheera, Kamesh Nirmal.

Tamil Union C & AC in SLC Major Clubs Limited Overs Tournament 2022

Most Runs – Navod Paranavitana (313)

Most Wickets – Dilum Sudeera (32)

Highest Individual Score – Dilruwan Perera 114 vs Lankan CC

Best Bowling Figures – Navod Paranavitana 6/8 vs Bloomfield C&AC

Highest Total – 312 vs Lankan CC

Highest Partnership – Dilruwan Perera & Navod Paranavitana (115)

 

Army Sports Club, who won the T20 title (SLC Major Clubs T20 tournament) this year, will be aiming to complete their dominance in the 50-over format as well. Army CC reached the final of the tournament defeating Ace Capital CC by 123 runs in the 2nd Semi-Final worked off two days ago (30th July) at NCC Grounds in Colombo. They reached the knockout stage with 11 wins in 12 games in the Group stage.

 

Former Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera will lead Army CC in the final.

 

Lakshan Edirisinghe who has scored 466 runs in 13 matches is Army CC’s top run-scorer, while Suminda Lakshan who has grabbed 30 wickets in 13 games is their top wicket-taker.

 

Army SC Squad – Thisara Perera (Captain), Shehan Fernando, Seekkuge Prasanna, Lakshan Edirisinghe, Himasha Liyanage, Asela Gunarathne, Mahesh Kumara, Suminda Lakshan, Asanka Manoj, Gayan Bandara, Rashmika Siriwardene

 

Army SC in SLC Major Clubs Limited Overs tournament 2022

Most Runs – Lakshan Edirisinghe (466)

Most Wickets – Suminda Lakshan (30)

Highest Individual Score – Asela Gunaratne 89 vs Nugegoda SWC

Best Bowling Figures – Seekkuge Prasanna 6/27 vs Air Force SC

Highest Total – 325 vs Nugegoda SWC

Highest Partnership – Lakshan Edirisinghe & Asela Gunaratne (166)

 

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