BRC crowned champions at Malay CC Sixes

Malay CC Sixes Tournament 2022

Malay CC Sixes Tournament 2022

Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) emerged champions of the Malay CC invitational six-a-side cricket tournament as they defeated Malay Cricket Club by 5 wickets in the final of the tournament played at MCA Grounds.

The tournament was organized to celebrate Malaya Cricket Club’s 150th anniversary. Malay CC, who won the Governor’s Trophy Two Day Tournament, posted 44 runs for 4 wickets in 5 overs in the final.

BRC comprehensively chased down the target in just 2.3 overs without losing a single wicket. The veteran batter T. M. Sampath stroked a match winning knock of 42 runs for the victorious BRC team.

Sampath won the best batsman award for his heroics while Danal Hemananda of BRC won the best bowler award.

The victorious BRC team comprised of T. M. Sampath, Dushan Hemantha, Lahiru Samarakoon, Leo Francisco, Danal Hemananda, Resansora Silva, Malinda Jayod, and Dulaj Ashen.

Meanwhile, SSC won the Plate championship defeating Moors SC by 5 wickets in the final. Batting first, Moors SC posted 66 runs for 4 wickets which was easily chased down by SSC in 4 overs, without losing a wicket. Krishan Sanjula, who hit 37 runs, and Kalana Perera who grabbed 2 wickets for 3 runs were the chief architects of SSC’s victory.

Brief scores

First round

SSC 83/1 (Shevon Daniel 19, Nipun Dananjaya 28, Krishan Sanjula 22) lost to Colts CC 84/1 (Shalin de Mel 62)

Malay CC 61/0 (Mangala Pradeep 39) beat CCC 58/4 (Pawan Pathiraja 19; Manidu Shyamal 2/9)

Tamil Union 59/5 (Sachith Pathirana 30; Dushan Hemantha 2/2) lost to BRC 62/4 (Danal Hemananda 29; Ravindu Fernando 2/14)

Moors SC 58/5 (Sohan de Livera 13; Asel Sigera 2/5) lost to NCC 59/2 (Asel Sigera 23)

Plate semifinals

CCC 50/5 (Pavan Ratnayake 23; Keshan Wijeratne 2/5) lost to SSC 53/3 (Vinushka Silva 2/10)

Moors SC 90/1 (Dinuka Dilshan 38) beat Tamil Union 63/3 (Ravindu Fernando 33; Dinuka Dilshan 2/9)

Plate final

Moors 66/4 (Thilan Loransu 14; Kalana Perera 2/3) lost to SSC 68/0 (Krishan Sanjula 37)

Cup semifinals

Malay CC 78/3 (Kalana Madushanka 35, Niman Umesh 21) beat Colts CC 70/2 (Avishka Perera 50; Mangala Pradeep 2/7)

NCC 80/3 (Asel Sigera 35, Danal Hemananda 2/5) lost to BRC 83/0 (T.M. Sampath 41 no)

Cup final

Malay CC 44/4 (Mangala Pradeep 14) lost to BRC 50/0 (TM Sampath 42)

Special awards:

  • Best Batsman – T.M. Sampath (BRC)
  • Best Bowler – Danal Hemananda (BRC)