CDB Etches Name In MCA Record Books

CDB inked a groundbreaking MCA record when it donned the crown of Runner Up in the BMW-Hyundai Trophy – MCA ‘C’ Division 50 Over League Tournament 2018. Sponsored by Prestige Automobile (Pvt) Limited for the seventh time, CDB etched its place in the MCA record books with some trailblazing batting, bowling and fielding.

CDB inked this groundbreaking MCA record with a score of 529 for 7 in 50 overs with some extraordinary strokes of 38 sixes, 42 fours, one century and four half centuries playing against Colombo Dockyard PLC, winning the match by 412 runs. Besides successfully beating Colombo Dockyard, CDB notched four other wins; against Commercial Leasing with 38 runs based on the Duckworth Lewis formula, Standard Chartered Bank by eight wickets, Stafford Motors by 149 runs and Peoples Leasing by six wickets.

CDB’s top performers at the tournament were Dhanushka Dharmasiri with 321 runs including two centuries and one half century, Hasitha Iranga Perera notching 295 runs with three half centuries, Chenutha Wickramasinghe hitting 286 runs with one century and one half century, Shanuka Silva taking 12 wickets for 143 runs, Savin Gunasekera scalping 11 wickets for 105 runs and P H Hewage with 11 wickets for 258 runs.