Araliya Green Hills regain Araliya Hotels Cricket Championship for 2023

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The Annual Araliya League Cricket encounter between the three Araliya hotels, Nuwara Eliya – City, Hills and Red kicked off on the 16th of August at the Race Course Ground, Nuwara Eliya, with Araliya Green Hills emerging champions.Araliya Green Hills, Four Star Luxury, led by Executive Chef Aruna, beat its sister hotel, Araliya Green City, Five Star in the final.

The tournament was conducted with fifteen teams pooled into two groups.

At the completion of the league round, Housekeeping Red finished on top of Group A, followed by Araliya Green City Kitchen Team and Araliya Red Housekeeping Team while Araliya Green City Arcade/Engineering Combined Team and Araliya Green Hills Kitchen Team finished at the top of Group B.

In the knockout stage, Araliya Green City Kitchen Team beat Araliya Red Housekeeping Team and Araliya Green Hills Kitchen Team Beat Araliya Green City Arcade/Engineering Combined Team to get into the final.

In the final, which was reduced to one over-a-side due to fading light, Araliya Green Hills Kitchen Team beat Araliya Green City Kitchen Team by 10 wickets to claim the Nuwara Eliya Araliya Hotels Cricket Encounter 2023.

Brief Summary:

Araliya Green City KT – 13/0 (1)

Araliya Green Hills KT – 16/0

Special Awards: 

Best Batsman – S Yashodaran from Araliya Green City Kitchen Team

Best Bowler – M Vidushan Sharma from Araliya Green Hills Kitchen Team 

Man of the Series – Chathuranga Sampath Dissanayake  from  Araliya Green Hills Kitchen Team

The awards were presented by Mr. Dinesh Lokuyaddehige, General Manager, Araliya Green City, Mr. Thyaga Perera, Araliya Green Hills and Mr. Rohan Withanagamage, Araliya Red.