HNB crowned MCA ‘F’ Division Champions

MCA ‘F’ Division Cricket Tournament 2024

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Hatton National Bank (B) were crowned champions of the MCA ‘F’ Division Cricket Tournament 2024 as they beat Dialog Axiata by 7 wickets in the Final worked off today (20th April) at MCA Grounds, Colombo.

After been put into bat first, Team Dialog posted 142 runs for 9 wickets in the allotted 25 overs. The wicket-keeper batter Sithum Silva was the standout performer with the bat for Team Dialog as he made 55 runs off 39 balls with 2 fours and 4 sixes at a strike rate of 141.03.

The opening batter Senura Silva also chipped in with useful 39 runs. Achintha Supun and Dinesh Panditharatne bagged 2 wickets each for Team HNB.

It was a walk in the park victory for Hatton National Bank as they cruised to the target in 20.1 overs with 7 wickets in hand.

Dinesh Panditharatne and Chamindu Wijesinghe stroked fine half-centuries to lead HNB to a convincing win. Panditharatne, who excelled with both bat and ball for HNB, won the Player of the Final award.

Brief Scores

 

Dialog Axiata – 142/9 (25) Sithum Silva 55, Senura Silva 39, Achintha Supun 2/5, Dinesh Panditharatne 2/18

 

HNB – 143/3 (20.1) Dinesh Panditharatne 52, Chamindu Wijesinghe 50*

 

Result – HNB won by 7 wickets