Major Club Youth Tournament to kick-off on Sept. 16 | Daily News


Major Club Youth Tournament to kick-off on Sept. 16

After the successful Premier league cricket tournament Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is expected to conduct the Major Club Youth (U-23) tournament which will commence on September 16. The tournament will run from September 16 to October 11. A total of 26 clubs who are qualified to play in the Major Club League Tier ‘A’ and ‘B’ tournaments for the season 2020-21 are eligible to participate in the Major Club Youth (Under 23) tournament. The clubs have been divided into four groups and all the matches will be one-day 50-overs a side.

According to the senior member of the SLC tournament committee, each team will play six first-round matches in group A and D which consist of seven teams in each group while teams in group B and C will play five matches. All teams will play each other once in their respective groups on a round-robin basis where the top team in each group at the end of the league round will progress to the knockout stage – the semi-finals and final.

The defending champions are Colts Cricket Club while Chilaw Marians were the runner-up during the last season.

The teams for the Major Club Youth under 23 cricket tournament

Group A - Army SC, Navy SC, BRC, Baduraliya CC, Police SC, Nugegoda S & WC, Sebastinites CC

Group B - Chilaw Mariance CC , Air Force SC , Ragama CC , Lankan CC, Negambo CC and Panadura SC

Group C – Colts CC, NCC, Saracens CC, Kalutara TC, SLPA SC, Moors SC

Group D – SSC, Tamil Union, Bloomfield, CCC, Galle CC, Kurunegala YCC, Kandy Customs CC - (DR)

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