Dhananjaya Lakshan’s all-round brilliance steers CDB Finance to win

MCA Super Premier T20 Tournament 2022


Two matches of the MCA Super Premier T20 Tournament was worked off yesterday (19th June) at NCC Grounds in Colombo. Isitha Wijesundara’s all-round heroics helped MODE Engineering register a 3-wicket win over Sampath Bank in the Group A encounter between the sides worked off yesterday at NCC Grounds in Colombo.

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Having been asked to bat first, Sampath Bank posted 143/9 in the allotted 20 overs thanks to Sameen Kandanarachchi’s blistering knock of 83 runs off 54 balls with 2 fours and 7 sixes. Dushan Hemantha (3/33) and Isitha Wijesundara (2/16) shared 5 wickets between them for MODE Engineering. Thevindu Dickwella (45) and Isitha Wijesundara (37*) starred with the bat as MODE Engineering crossed over the line in 18 overs with 3 wickets in hand.

In the other encounter of the day, CDB Finance open their account in the tournament defeating Hayleys Group by 5 wickets at NCC Grounds in Colombo. The seaming all-rounder Dhananjaya Lakshan’s all-round brilliance (33 & 2/17) set up victory for CDB Finance.

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Brief Scores

Sampath Bank (A) – 143/9 (20) Sameen Kandanarachchi 83, Dushan Hemantha 3/33, Isitha Wijesundara 2/16

MODE Engineering – 149/7 (18) Thevindu Dickwella 45. Isitha Wijesundara 37*, Shehan Fernando 29, Achintha Supun 2/16

Result – MODE Engineering won by 3 wickets

Hayleys Group (A) – 112 (19.4) Dilruwan Perera 46, Lahiru Samarakoon 26, Nimsara Atharagalla 4/11, Dhananjaya Lakshan 2/17

CDB Finance (A) – 113/5 (17.1) Sithara Gimhana 39, Dhananjaya Lakshan 33, Chathuranga de Silva 2/26

Result – CDB Finance won by 5 wickets