Sports News from Sri Lanka: With the participation of DFCC bank, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Hilton Hotel, and host Lake House, the inaugural quadrangular sports festival arranged by the Lake House Sports Club under the patronage of its chairman Krishantha Cooray have become a resounding success.
The cricket tournament took place on the grounds of the Railways Department where champions arose from Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation beating DFCC bank in the final with 38 runs. Hilton Hotel finished third.
Batting scored 83/4 in eight overs for the first insurance company. Sachindra Roopasinghe scored 32 runs and added 21 points to Ranishka Dilshan. 2/10 caught Amith Jayaratne. In comparison, the bank of DFCC was skittled out in seven overs for 45 runs. Scored 12 runs for Chamoda Wickremasinghe. For winners, Mahesh Panagoda (3/11) and Sumith Chandana (2/12) have bowled best.
Brief scores of the final:
Insurance Corp. 83/4 in eight overs (Sachindra Roopasinghe 32, Ranishka Dilshan 21, Manoj Nishantha 15, Amith Jayaratne 2/10 DFCC Bank 45 in seven overs (Chamod Wickremasinghe 12, Mahesh Panagoda 3/11, Sumith Chandana 2/12)
Lake House General Manager Abhaya Amaradasa, Lakehouse Sports Club Senior Vice President Subash Karunaratne, Lake House Sports Manager Tissa Kumara, Hilton Hotel Housekeeper Rajendra Wattovita, Hilton Sports Secretary Samudra Perera, DFCC Deputy CEO Thimal Perera, DFCC Super Branch Manager Jude Arjuna, DFCC Human Capital head Senali Jayasinghe, Rohitha Amarapala, SL Insurance Manager (Business Development) Rukman Weeraratne, Insurance Cor. Welfare Manager Vipula Ganewatta, Manager (Business Development) Aloka Jayawardena and its Sports President Sugath Liyanage were present at the cricket finals.