The Singer Trophy under 17 Division 1 Inter Schools Cricket Tournament, organized by the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association along with Singer Sri Lanka PLC, will commence on the 23rd of May with a total of 74 teams taking part in 10 groups and will be conducted as a limited over tournament.
The first round matches will be played on a league basis in 11 groups from A-J, categorized into 10 groups of which 32 teams will qualify to the second round. The second round will be played on league basis in 8 groups where the top two teams in every group will qualify for the pre-quarter final round.
The selection for the second round will be as follows
- First 3 teams from all the groups and the 2 best fourth placed teams from groups A, B, C, and D will be selected for the second round.
- These 32 teams will be drawn into 8 groups.
- Champions and runners up of each group will qualify for the Pre-Quarter Finals.
- From the Pre-Quarter finals onwards these matches will be played on a Knock Out basis and on turf wickets.
UNDER 17 DIVISION 1 SECOND ROUND DRAW
|GROUP P||GROUP Q||GROUP R||GROUP S|
|1. A1||1. B1||1. C1||1.D1|
|2. D3||2. C3||2. B3||2.A3|
|3. E3||3. F3||3.G3||3. H3|
|4. F2||4. E2||4.D2||4. C2|
|GROUP T||GROUP U||GROUP V||GROUP W|
|1. E1||1. F1||1. G1||1. H1|
|2. K2||2. J2||2. H2||2. G2|
|3. J3||3. K3||3. BF1||3. BF2|
|4. B2||4. A2||4. K1||4. J1|
** BF -Best Fourth Teams from Groups A, B, C, and D.
In last year’s tournament St. Joseph’s College Colombo were crowned champions under the captaincy of Ashien Daniel while St. Sebastian’s College under the captaincy of Janishka Perera followed them as runners up. Padukka Piyarathana MV and Horana Thakshila MV were the two deserved teams to be promoted from division two to division one this season. Panadura Royal College and Carey College Colombo were however demoted to division two from division one.
The 10 groups will be as follows –
|GROUP A||GROUP B|
|1||Lumbini College – Colombo 05||1||Siri Piyarathana Mv – Padukka|
|2||Mahanama College – Panadura||2||Mahanama College – Colombo 03|
|3||Sri Jayawardhana Mv – Kotte||3||S.Thomas College – Mt.Lavinia A|
|4||Moratu Vidyalaya – Moratuwa||4||President’s College – Kotte A|
|5||S.De.S.Jayasinghe MMV – Dehiwala||5||St.Peter’s College – Colombo 04 A|
|6||Ananda Shastralaya – Kotte||6||D.S.Senanayaka College – Colombo 07|
|7||Royal College – Colombo 7 A||7||St. Benedict’s College – Kotahena A|
|8||Asoka Vidyalaya – Colombo 10||8||St. John’s College – Panadura|
|GROUP C||GROUP D|
|1||P.De.S. Kularathna MV -Ambalangoda||1||Debarawewa NS – Tissamaharamaya|
|2||Devapathiraja MV – Rathgama||2||Rahula College – Matara|
|3||Vidyaloka College – Galle A||3||Dharmasoka College – Ambalangoda|
|4||St. Aloysius College – Galle||4||Richmond College – Galle|
|5||Holy Cross College – Kalutara||5||Tissa MMV – Kalutara|
|6||St.Servatius College – Matara||6||Revatha College – Balapitiya|
|7||Kalutara Vidyalaya – Kalutara||7||Mahinda College – Galle|
|8||Devananda College – Ambalangoda||8||St.Thomas College – Matara|
|GROUP E||GROUP F|
|1||Dela sale College – Colombo 15||1||Piliyandala MMV – Piliyandala|
|2||Prince Of Wales College – Moratuwa A||2||Wesley College – Colombo 9|
|3||Taxila MV – Horana||3||Ananada College – Colombo 10 A|
|4||Nalanda College – Colombo 10 A||4||Isipathana College – Colombo 05 A|
|5||St. John’s College – Nugegoda||5||Thurstan College – Colombo 07 A|
|6||St. Joseph’s College – Colombo 10 A||6||Dharmapala Vidyalaya – Pannipitiya|
|7||Sri Sumangala College – Panadura||7||St.Sebestian’s College – Moratuwa A|
|GROUP G||GROUP H|
|1||Galahitiyawa MMV – Ganemulla||1||St.Thomas College – Matale|
|2||Sri Sumangala College – Kandy||2||Dharmaraja College – Kandy A|
|3||Trinity College – Kandy||3||Kingswood College – Kandy|
|4||St. Sylvester’s College – Kandy||4||Sri Rahula College – Katugastota|
|5||St. Mary’s College – Kegalle||5||St. Anthony’s College – Katugastota|
|6||Maliyadewa College – Kurunegala||6||Vidyartha College –Kandy|
|7||Bandaranayka College – Gampaha||7||St. John’s College – Jaffna A|
|GROUP I||GROUP J|
|1||Sandalankawa MMV – Sandalankawa||1||Ibbagamuwa MMV – ibbagamuwa|
|2||Maris Stella College – Negombo||2||St. Anthony’s College – Wattala|
|3||St.Sebestian’s College – Katuneriya||3||Wickramashila College – Giriulla|
|4||St. Xavier’s College – Marawila||4||St.Peter’s College – Negombo|
|5||St. Mary’s College – Chilaw||5||St. Joseph’s Vas College – Wennappuwa|
|6||De Mazenod college – Kandana||6||St. Anne’s College – Kurunegala|
|7||Sri Dharmaloka MV – Kelaniya A||7||Gurukula Vidyalaya – Kelaniya|