Richmond College Galle, defending runner up, will meet Trinity College Kandy in the final of the Under 19 Inter Schools Division One Tier ‘A’ Limited Overs Cricket tournament tomorrow (2) at Thurstan grounds Colombo.
This tournament is conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association and sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket.
Unbeaten Richmond College Galle won all 8 matches and was champion of their group in the first round. Richmond College Galle beat St. Joseph’s College Colombo in the quarter final. Richmond Galle beat St. Benedict’s College Kotahena in the semi final.
Trinity College Kandy was 3rd place in their group in the first round. Trinity Kandy won 5 out of 8 matches in the first round. Trinity College Kandy beat St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa in the quarter final. Trinity College Kandy beat their arch rival St. Anthony’s College Katugastota in the semi final.
18 school teams participated into 2 groups with league basis in the first round of the tournament. 8 teams, each 4 teams from both groups advanced to the quarter finals.
Tharinda Nirmal will be led by Richmond College Galle and Rahal Amarasinghe will be led by Trinity College Kandy.
Nuwan Jayasinghe as Master in charge and Lakmal De Silva as Head Coach) under the guidance of P.S. Pushpakumara Principal of Richmond College. Brian Senaratne as Master in charge and Naveen Ekanayake as Head Coach under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Araliya Jayasundara (OSB) Principal of Trinity College.
Richmond College Galle squad: Tharinda Nirmal (Captain), Kavindu Nirmana (Vice Captain), Ruwan Jayawardena, Janeth Kaushal, Maheesha De silva, Malsha Tharupathi, Sharon Abhishek, Thamindu Pradeeptha, Chehan Subasinghe, Sihath Ramanayake, Sasindu De Silva, Seneth Sisan, Kaveesha Induwara, Manuja Dulneth, Helith Edirisinghe, K.K Yuri, Pubudu Mihiranga, Charuka Gunasekara, Nuwan Jayasinghe (Master in charge), Lakmal De Silva (Head Coach), Umal Udayanga (Asst.Coach), Lahiru Madhuwantha (Asst. Coach)
Trinity College Kandy squad: Rahal Amarasinghe (Captain), Vibhavith Ehelepola (Vice Captain), Theeraka Ranathunga, Supun Waduge, Manula Kularatne, Tharana Wimaladharma, Kusal Wijethunga, Dinusha Pieris, Dinuka Tennakoon, Jayavi Liyanagama, Janith Warnakula, Malith Rathnayake, Lakvin Abeysinghe, Wathila Udara, Yewan Hulangamuwa, Viduka Dhammage, Brian Senaratne (Master in charge), Naveen Ekanayake (Head Coach), Lakshitha Alahakoon (Asst. Coach)
This Final Match will be streamed LIVE on ThePapare.com and Batsman.com from 9.15am onwards.