Lumbini College Junior Parents Cricket Association organized the biggest Schools T20 Cricket Tournament from 31stJanuary to 5th February at 03 venues in Colombo – the Malay Cricket Club, Cooray Ground Wellawatta and Piliyandala Public Ground.
The event featured 166 players in the Under 13 & Under 15 age groups, divided into 6 teams each.
Lumba Falcons won the Under 15 title while Lumba Super XI was victorious in the Under 13 Final.
In the U15 Tournament, Lumba Falcons’ Adeesha Maxwell smashed 533 runs to finish as the highest run getter and was named Best Batsman, Best Fielder & Man of the Series as well. Lumba Falcons’ off spinner Lonitha Methmal was the highest wicket taker with 12 scalps and won the Best Bowler award.
In the U13 Tournament, the Best Batsman, Best Bowler and Best Fielder awards were picked up by Dineth Akash (Lumba Falcons), Tharusha Lutes (Lumba Falcons) and Sahan Rasanjana (Lumba Riders), respectively. Lumba Super XI’s Hevon Nethmira was adjudged Man of the Series thanks to his brilliant all-round performances.
Photos – Talent Search Cricket Tournament for Junior Cricketers in Lumbini College 2023
Here are the stats for top run scorers and top wicket takers:
Most Runs – Under 15
Adeesha Maxwell (Lumba Falcons) – 533 Runs
Lakila Lasiha (Lumba Lions) – 257 Runs
Esanda Binodya (Lumba Super XI) – 217 Runs
Most Wickets – Under 15
Lonitha Methmal (Lumba Falcons) – 12 Wickets
Sithum Sanjaya (Lumba Gladiators) – 09 Wickets
Saniru Mindir (Lumba Dragons) – 08 Wickets
Most Runs – Under 13
Dineth Akash (Lumba Falcons) – 199 Runs
Dinal Adithya (Lumba Super XI) – 191 Runs
Hevon Nethmira (Lumba Super XI) – 157 Runs
Most Wickets – Under 13
Tharusha Lutes (Lumba Falcons) – 12 Wickets
Imanjith Hasarel (Lumba Wings) – 11 Wickets
Paveesha Kashmika (Lumba Riders) – 09 Wickets