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SL Army Woman Cricketers Clinch Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018

Sri Lanka Army Woman cricketers excelled in the Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018 conducted during 3 May - 30 June. Women’s Team emerged Champions beating Sri Lanka Air Force woman cricketers by 105 runs.

The Army team batted first and scored 256 runs for 7 wickets in 50 overs. However, Sri Lanka Air Force team scored 151 runs within 42.5 overs. Woman soldier, Private D.M.S.M Kumari claimed 4 wickets for 29 runs in 10 overs while Private H.I.S Mendis struck 121 runs and was adjudged the Woman of the Match in the finals.

The finals and the award ceremony of the Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018 was conducted at SL Navy Grounds in Welisara.

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Senior Officers, Managers and cricket fans took part in the awarding ceremony.