Under 19 Super Provincial 50-over Tournament from July 16 | Daily News

Under 19 Super Provincial 50-over Tournament from July 16

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will conduct the ‘Under 19 Super Provincial 50 over Tournament’ from July 16 to 23 with the participation of the four Super Provincial Teams, namely Colombo, Kandy, Galle and Dambulla.

Each team will play three games in the first round, while the two top-ranked teams will go into the finals. The matches will be played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium and the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. Nearly 60, under 19 players will take part in the tournament, thus getting an opportunity to showcase their skills at the national level.

“This tournament will help us unearth young talent in the country, who in turn will get an opportunity to represent the U19 National Team, ‘A’ Team or Emerging Team, thus giving them an ideal path to reach the international stage,’’ said Ashley De Silva, CEO of SLC. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning team, runner up, Player of the Match, Best Batsman and Bowler of the tournament and also the Player of the Tournament.

Each squad will be consist of around 15 players, making space for 60 youth players from all around the country. The squads have not been released by SLC.

Fixtures

July 16 – Kandy vs Galle at Pallekele

July 16 – Colombo vs Dambulla at Dambulla July 18 – Colombo vs Kandy at Dambulla

July 18 – Dambulla vs Galle at Pallekele

July 20 – Dambulla vs Kandy at Pallekele

July 20 – Colombo vs Galle at Dambulla

July 22 – 3rd Place playoff at Dambulla

July 23 – Final at Dambulla

(YK)


 

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