Sep 3, 3 years ago

SLC provides Turf Covers to Schools…

SLC provides Turf Covers to Schools…

The distribution ceremony of 24 Turf covers to Division1 & 2 cricket playing Schools was held at Sri Lanka Cricket premise recently, with the participation of the representatives of the beneficiary schools.

Chairman Sri Lanka Cricket Sidath Wettimuny, Secretary Schools Cricket Association Mr.Dilshan de Silva, Cheif Executive Officer SLC Ashley de Silva, Head of Cricket Operations SLC Carlton Bernardus were present to distribute the Turf Covers to the schools nominated by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association.

Speaking at the event Chairman SLC Sidath Wettimuny said that “Due to non availability of Turf pitch covers, most of the Under 19 cricket matches were affected during the rainy season in the past. No sooner SLSCA & SLC were informed of the need for pitch covers , SLC took immediate action to solve the problem by procuring pitch covers which we felt that was a long-felt need that will help lift the standard of school cricket in Sri Lanka”.

The List of Schools who received the Pitch Covers are:

1. Ananda Collage, Colombo
2. Nalanda Collage, Colombo
3. Royal Collage, Colombo
4. St. Thoma’s Collage, Mt. Lavinia
5. Thurstain Collage, Colombo
6. Zahira Collage,Colombo
7. St. Sebastian Collage, Moratuwa
8. Prince of Wales Collage, Moratuwa
9. Wesley Colllage, Colombo
10. DS Senanayake Collage, Colombo
11. Dharmapala Collage, Pannipitiya
12. De Mazanode Collage, Kandana
13. St. Benadict Collage, Kotahena
14. Mahinda Collage, Galle
15. Trinity College, Kandy
16. St. Anthony’s Collage, Kandy
17. Dharmaraja Collage, Kandy
18. Maliyadewa Collage, Kurunegala
19. St. Patrick’s Collage, Jaffna
20. Moratu Vidyalaya, Moratuwa
21. St. Sebastian’s Collage, Katuneriya
22. St. Peter’s Collage, Colombo
23. St. Joseph’s Collage, Colombo
24. St. Anne’s Collage, Kurunegala

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