The 29th Singer-MCA Super Premier League 2022 came to a conclusion with the third (03) segments of the tournament, the T20 final between John Keells and Mode Engineering on Saturday, 25th June at the MCA grounds.
In the finals John Keells beat Mode Engineering by 04 runs…!
In the final, John Keells sent in to bat got off to a bad start, losing 04 wickets 22 runs in 4.3 overs: they recovered through a 94 runs stand in 59 balls for the 05th wicket between Kevin Bandara (42 in 33 balls inclusive of 02 sixes and 02 fours) & Sachitha Jayathilake (62 in 39 balls inclusive of 07 sixes): John Keells finished with 156 all out in 19.5 overs: Arull Pragasam (4/26/2), Sandakan Pathirana (4/36/2) and Thishan Vidushan (4/26/2) were the pick of the bowlers for Mode Engineering.
Mode Engineering in reply fell desperately short by 04 runs, scouring 152/9 in 20 overs. The top scorers for Mode Engineering were Sasindu Nanayakkara (28), Captain Dushan Hemantha (54 in 20 balls inclusive of 07 sixes) and the match winning bowlers were for John Keells, captain Ishan Jayaratne (4/1/14/03), Malinga Amarasinghe (4/25/2) and Sachitha Jayathilake (03/25/2).
The Special Awards: Best Bowler – Madhawa Warnapura from HNB: Best Batsman Sameen Kandanaarachchi from Sampath Bank and Man of the Final Sachitha Jayathilake from John Keells.
Awards were giving away by Chief Guest Piyum Jayatilake – Marketing Manager Electronics – Singer Sri Lanka, President, Nalin Wickramasinghe – Senior Vice President and Chairman Tournament Committee Mahesh De Alwis and General Secretary Tarindra Kaluperuma