Defending champs and runner-up face off in final
Unbeaten Devapathiraja College Rathgama last year runner up and defending champion Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha will battle it out in the final of the Under 19 Girl’s Division One Inter Schools Cricket tournament today at Thurstan ground Colombo.
Six teams participated in this tournament. Devapathiraja College leading the points table with four wins. They beat Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha in the first round. Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha advanced to the final as runner up in the group.
Devapathiraja College Rathgama will be led by Sri lanka youth cap Sumudu Nisansala and Sri lanka youth cap Umaya Rathnayake will lead Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya Gampaha.
Devapathiraja College Rathgama squad: Sumudu Nisansala (Captain), Snjana Kavini, Hiruni Hansika, Rashmi Netharanjaliee, Nethagi Isuranjali, Sashini Gimhani, Mahinsa Nethmini, Shehara Induwari, Hirunika Niwarthani, Lakshi Abhimani, Vibuddhi Hiranya, Senuri Wasana, Shalini Shehara, Chameesha Nethmi, Dinumi Dinethya, Chamalsha Dewmini, Achini Dinusha De Silva (Teacher in charge), Mahesh Sandaruwan (Head Coach), Rashmi Tharuka (Asst. Coach)
Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya squad: Umaya Rathnayake (Captain), Vishmi Gunarathne, Vihangi Perera, Tharushi Mendis, Asmitha Gunasekara, Anjalee Gamhewage, Samara Kulathunge, Manudi Perera, Dewmini Pabasara, Hasini Wijesinghe, Nikesha Wijesekara, Amandi Diwyanjalee, Kavishki Chandrasekaram, Kawindi Sudarshani, Anusha Gunasekara (Teacher in charge), Gayan Munasinghe (Head Coach), Senesh Nadeeshan (Asst. Coach). (YK)