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September 25, 2018
UNP UK Branch Vs SLFP UK Branch 7th Annual encounter
7th Annual Cricket encounter between The United National Party UK Branch and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party UK Branch was successfully completed on Sunday 9th September 2018. The limited over Cricket match was played at Stanmore Cricket club ground. For the M H Mohamed Champions Trophy and the Parakrama Ranasinghe Challenge trophy.

As in the previous years the main game was and a T20 overs and the 15 overs for the 40's game. The day turned out to be sunny and warm. family and friends turned into good number. There was Non stop Music good food and a playing area for the Kids. There was fun and enjoyment all round.

The highlight of this years tournament was the first century of the tournament was scored by Rifaz Hameed of the UNP UK. Rifaz Hameed was awarded the best batsman award.

The Sponsors for the 7th year was Elephant Entertainment.

This year SLFP UK Branch won both matches. The 20 overs and the over 40's game.

Chief Guest: Mr Manoj Warnapala. Minister Councilor Sri Lanka High Commission.

SLFP 226 for 5 in 20 overs.
Kevin 77 and Sandun Dias 72*
UNP 193 for 4 in 20 overs.
Rifaz Hameed 119* Charetha 37 and Chula 29

Over 40's
UNP 134 for 4 (15 overs)
Gihan 54 Saduna 36
SLFP 135 for 3 (12.3 overs)
Roshan 48* Pramood 20 Janaka 15 and Upali 19*

   Best Bowler:: Dhushyantha Muthugala
   Best Batsman: Rifaz Hameed
   Man of the Match: Sadun Dias

Kapila Mallikarachchige
Media Secretary
Elephant Entertainment
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