03, Dec 2011 (CricTurf): MAS Unichela looked for the revenge today against thier sister company, MAS Active in the 19th Singer Mercantile Cricket Association 2012 Knock-out 50 overs Finals at SSC.
MAS Active was the unbeaten league winner and hold the credit of beating MAS Unichela by a margin of 65.
In the previous year knock out finals MAS Unichela lost to Seylan Bank by 2 wickets at Colts. MAS Unichela Bagged two major titles early this year by winning Open "Sixes" and the MCA invitational Twenty20 by beating Sri Lanka developing squad.
MAS Unichela team strengthen by strong line up of Sri Lanka national players and further strengthened by Sri Lanka current Captain TM Dilshan, Chamara Silva, Dilruwan Perera & Kusal Janith who arrived recently after the Dubai Tour against Pakistan. Further MAS Unichela equipped with Malinga Bandara Sri Lanka Leg spinner, Farveez Maharoof, Malinda Warnapura and many more 1st Class Cricketers.
MAS Active Started their inning and the match schedule to reduce for 41 overs due to the Rainy weather. MAS Active scored 221 for 8 in their 41 overs and Dilshan Munaweera was the highest scorer with 75 runs. Sachithra Serasinghe made 41, he was the player who grabbed two awards in CEAT Awards for his club performance.
MAS Unichela faced a major fallback at half stage of their inning by loosing their front line batsmen for 123/5 in 23 overs. Sachithra Serasinghe again Star with the ball by taking 3 major wicket. TM Dilshan(00) gone for Zero and the young Kusal Janith(09) Played a major part at front.
Sri Lanka middle order Batsman Chamara Silva and bowling all rounder Dilruwan Perera Dragged MAS Unichela to the glory. The match stopped at Unichela's 32nd over due to bad light as MAS Unichela's total score read as 190/5. According to D/L method MAS Unichela became the winners of Singer-MCA 2012 finals.
MAS Unichela Winners of Singer-MCA 2012
MAS Active Runners up of Singer-MCA 2012