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NSB emerges Nationalized Services Cricket Champs

S D N Perera (General Manager/CEO of NSB), the President of the NSB Sports Club - K Raveendran, Senior Deputy General Manager - Gamini Jayaweera, Deputy General Manager (Audit) - Mangala Karunarathne, Assistant General Manager (Engineering) and Vice President of the NSB Sports Club with the victorious NSB cricket team members.
S D N Perera (General Manager/CEO of NSB), the President of the NSB Sports Club - K Raveendran, Senior Deputy General Manager - Gamini Jayaweera, Deputy General Manager (Audit) - Mangala Karunarathne, Assistant General Manager (Engineering) and Vice Presi

NSB cricket team emerged the champions of the Division One, Nationalized Services Limited Over Cricket Tournament 2019 by beating the strong BOC team by 1 wicket in the last ball. It was the most competitive and tensed final match ever held in the history of Cricket Tournaments organized by the Nationalized Services Cricket Association (NSCA) and the pendulum was swinging both ways.

NSB was able to hold the nerve to finish the match in a winning note. After winning the toss BOC decided to bat first and during their 40 overs scored 183 for 9 wickets. Janaka Manjula was the top wicket taker for NSB with 3 wickets for 24 runs. NSB successfully chased the target of 184 and scored the winning run in the last ball. Diluka Bandara played an extraordinary inning with unbeaten 57 runs and guided NSB towards the victory. This is the first time in the history of NSB sports that a cricket team has won the Division 1, NSCA limited over league championship. NSB reached the finals by beating the tournament favourites, Sri Lanka Ports Authority team by 30 runs in the semifinals. 10 teams fought for the trophy and the final match was held at the NSCA Ground, Ratmalana.

BOC Team 183/9 in 40 Overs (Prasanna 52, Madushanka 31, Gayan 22, Janaka 3/24, Thilanga 2/27, Bhanuka 2/38

NSB Team 184/9 40 Overs (Diluka 57, Vinod 19, Vishwa 18, Mayura 3/54, Prasanna 3/20, Madushanka 2/35


 

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