By M. Shamil Amit
Shashikala Siriwardena shone with an unbeaten knock of 56 to help Dambulla Women record a comfortable seven-wicket win over Colombo Women in their Women’s Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament final played at the SSC Grounds in Maitland Place yesterday.
Colombo Women electing to take first lease of the wicket made 98 and Dambulla Women in their run chase were spearheaded by Shashikala as they reached the target in the 17th over to emerge champions.
Best Player of the Tournament: Harshitha Madavi.
Player of the final: Shashikala Siriwardena.
Best Batswomen of the Tournament: Hansima Karunaratne.
Best Bowler of the Tournament: Shashikala Siriwardena.
Colombo Women: 98 in 18.4 overs (Oshadi Ranasinghe 23, Sugandika Kumari 3/13, Hansima Karunaratne 2/18, Shashikala Siriwardena 2/21)
Dambulla Women: 99/3 in 16.2 overs (Hansima Karunaratne 21, Shashikala Siriwardena 56 n.o, Sanduni Nisansala 2/13).