Youth and Sports Ministry team emerged women’s champions at the soft ball cricket tournament conducted by Central Environmental Authority Sports Club with the support of State Ministry of Rural and School Sports Infrastructure Improvement played recently at G.H Buddhadasa Play grounds Pelawatte.
At the finals, the Youth and Sports Ministry women’s team defeated the State Ministry of Rural and School Sports Infrastructure Improvement team to take the title. Kasuri de Silva of Youth and Sports Ministry was adjudged Best Batter and Player of the Tournament.
Meanwhile Wild Life Department won the men’s championship defeating Registrar General Department at the men’s final. The 32 men’s teams and 9 women’s teams participated at this tournament. The Secretary of the Youth and Sports Ministry Anuradha Wijekoon was the chief guest and gave away the awards. (D.R)