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Amalka Weerasinghe from Hemas Holdings and Malinda Perera from Melwire Rolling were the first to hog the limelight in the New Year, in the ongoing 2nd “CBL – Munchee” Trophy – MCA “D” division 40-over League Tournament 2022 continued on Sunday 02nd January.

Amalka Weerasinghe hit a quick-fire 105 in 93 balls, inclusive of six sixes and 10 fours, which helped Hemas Holdings to score an unexpected 34-run win on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method, over David Pieris Group of Companies. 
Melwire Rolling’s medium pacer Malinda Perera with a splendid spell of bowling  (7.5-01-30-5) sent Delmage Group crashing to a nine-wicket defeat.

Melwire Rolling knocked the required runs in just 10.2 overs with opening batsman P. Sasanka scoring a brisk 56 not out.  On the same day, the 19th David Pieris Group of Companies sponsored “DPGC “ Challenge Trophy – MCA “E” division 30 Over League Tournament 2022 continued with a solitary game.

At Thurstan College grounds, Stafford Motor Co. tasted their first defeat, losing to LOLC by six wickets. Stafford Motors, batting first were restricted to 124 in 28.3 overs by LOLC spinners Mayantha Ratnayake (03-20) and Dimuthu Ratnayake (03-20). LOLC reached the target in 23 overs scoring 125 for 4.

 Chief Scores
‘D’ Division:

At MCA: Melwire Rolling beat Delmage Group by 09 wkts
Delmage Group95 in 23.5 overs; Melwire Rolling 99 for 1 in 10.2 overs. 
At DSS Grounds: Hemas Holdings beat DPGC by 34 runs on the DLS method
Hemas Holdings 207 for 9 in 40 overs; DPGC (Revised target of 178 in 24 overs) 144 all out in 22.1 overs.

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