LB Finance ‘A’, Fairfirst Insurance clinch MCA Open Sixes titles | Daily News

LB Finance ‘A’, Fairfirst Insurance clinch MCA Open Sixes titles

LB Finance Tier ‘A’ winning captain, Angelo Perera  (4th from right) receiving the CDB Trophy from  Director & Chief Credit Officer,  CDB, Sasendra  Munasinghe  (3rd from left). Others in the picture from left – Deputy General Manager, Marketing, CDB , Dharshana Jayasinghe,  Deputy General Manager,  Innovation & Business Inteligence, Hasitha Dasanayake,  President MCA, Roshan Iddamalgoda,  Gen. Secretary MCA, Nalin Wickremesinghe and Chairman Tournament  Committee  MCA, Sujeewa  de Silva.
LB Finance Tier ‘A’ winning captain, Angelo Perera (4th from right) receiving the CDB Trophy from Director & Chief Credit Officer, CDB, Sasendra Munasinghe (3rd from left). Others in the picture from left – Deputy General Manager, Marketing, CDB , Dh

LB Finance ‘A’ led by Angelo Perera and Fairfirst Insurance led by Lakshan Perera lifted the ‘CDB’ Trophy, as they emerged winners of the MCA Open ‘Sixes’ Tier ‘A’ and Tier ‘B’ Tournaments respectively, at the MCA Grounds recently.

LB Finance beat Commercial Credit in the Tier ‘A’ final and Fairfirst Insurance beat Allianz Insurance in the Tier ‘B’ final. The tournament with participation of 69 teams – 21 in the Tier ‘A’ (turf) and 48 in the Tier ‘B’ (matting) were played over three days on September 07, 08 and 09.

Tier ‘A’ final: Commercial Credit batting first scored 78 for 2 in their 05 overs, riding on 02 good knocks by Sandun Weerakkody (28 with 02 sixes and 03 fours) and Wanidu Hasaranga (25 not out with 03 sixes). LB Finance reached their target with 02 balls to spare (79 for 4 in 4.4) as Sahan Arachchige (26 with 06 fours) and Sadeera Samarawickrama (26 not out with 01 six and 04 fours) targeted Commercial Credit’s 02nd and 03 rd bowlers Dilshan Munaweera and skipper, Ashan Priyanjan, both giving away 23 runs each.

Tier ‘B’ final : Allianz Insurance, batted first and scored 71/4 in 5 with Ranga Dias standing tall with a belligerent 34 not out inclusive of 03 sixes and equal number of fours. Sampath Fernando put the brakes, with a stingy 04th over - 1 for 8. Fairfirst reached their target with 05 balls to spare (73 for 2 in 4.1). skipper Lakshan Perera leading the way with a swashbuckling 34 not out (with 03 sixes and 03 fours) well supported by Dulip Silva (15 with 03 fours) and Isuru Sampath (15 not out with 01 six and a four)

Tier ‘B’ results of the final:

Allianz Insurance 71/4 (5) (Sameera Fernando 15, Ranga Dias 34 not out, Asel Sigera 1/13, Isuru Sampath 1/8)

Fairfirst Insurance 72/2 (4.1) (Lakshan Perera 34 not out , Dulip Silva 15, Isuru Sampath 15 not out, M.I. Abdeen 1/14, Dulaj Mellawarachchi 1/19)

Special Awards : Best Bowler – Sampath Perera from Fairfirst Insurance. Best Batsman – Lakshan Perera from Fairfirst. Most sixes in the tournament (12) Sameera Fernando from Allianz Insurance. Man of the Final – Lakshan Perera from Fairfirst Insurance. Man of the Tournament – Sameera Fernando from Allianz Insurance.

Tier ‘A’ results of the final:

Commercial Credit 78/3 (5) (Sandun Weerakkody 28, Ashan Priyanjan 16, Wanidu Hasaranga 25 not out, Shiran Fernando 1/7, Sahan Arachchige 1/16

LB Finance ‘A’ 79/4 (4.4) (Isuru Udana 15, Sahan Arachchige 15, Sadeera Samarawickrama 26 not out, Dilshan Munaweera 1/23, Lahiru Madusanka 1/10, Wanidu Hasaranga 1/10).

Special Awards: Best Bowler – Wanidu Hasaranga from Commercial Credit. Best Batsman – Sandun Weerakkody from Commercial Credit. Most Sixes in the tournament (12) – Isuru Udana from LB Finance. Man of the Final – Sahan Arachchige from LB Finance. Man of the Tournament – Isuru Udana from LB Finance.

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