Navy SC clinch women’s division one cricket title
The final match of inter-club women's division one 50 over cricket tournament, organized by Sri Lanka Cricket was held at the Navy Cricket Ground in Welisara on 19th April 2022. Recording a scintillating performance, Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club (SC) beat the Army SC ‘B’ team and became table-toppers to clinch the title of the tournament.
The league tournament was represented by 08 women's teams representing renowned sports clubs in the island. In their seven (07) encounters, the Navy women won 06 games and secured 30 points in the table. Being the defending champions, the Navy SC went on to win the tournament for the second consecutive time, bringing a lot of credit to the Navy.
The final was limited to 22 overs due to rain and Army SC 'B' batted first and scored 39 runs for the loss of 09 wickets at the end of 22 overs. In reply, Navy SC scored 41 runs, as set by D/L Method, for the loss of no wicket to win the game.
Inoka Ranaweera of the Navy was the pick of the bowlers as she picked up 3 scalps for 04 runs in the final and was also adjudged the Best Bowler of the tournament for bagging 19 wickets.
Under the able guidance of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne who is also the President of Navy Sports Board, sports facilities and infrastructure of the organization have been increased to a greater extent, enabling the Navy athletes to prosper in sports disciplines.